Vietnamese durians have made a name for themselves as a great-tasting fruit for consumers overseas, but still have a long way to go to maintain their position on the international scene, according to insiders.
As Việt Nam has signed many new free trade agreements (FTAs) with countries or regions that require more stringent standards not only on quality but also on production processes, it is crucial for local enterprises to quickly adapt to new rules.
Member of the Central Party Committee and Minister of Foreign Affairs Bùi Thanh Sơn penned an article entitled ’55 years of ASEAN: One Vision, One Identity, One Community’ on the 55th anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) (August 8, 1967-2022).
The ARF members discussed many regional and international issues, especially those with complicated developments such as in the South China Sea, Myanmar, Ukraine, Korean Peninsula and Taiwan Strait in the spirit of frank and substantive dialogue.
Vietnamese Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son joined his ASEAN counterparts in meetings with the US, India, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the EU, and Russia on Thursday within the framework of the 55th ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting (AMM-55) and related meetings in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
While many products exported to the UK enjoyed strong increases owing to the UK-Việt Nam Free Trade Agreement (UKVFTA), Việt Nam’s timber industry is facing difficulty in expanding in this market that requires manufacturers and exporters to change their business strategies here.
Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính affirmed that the Vietnamese Government always attaches importance to the traditional friendship with Greece while receiving Greek Foreign Minister Nikolaos Dendias in Hà Nội on August 1.