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Vietnam - Laos bilateral ties constantly nurtured and strengthened

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh pays an official visit to Laos from January 11-12 at the invitation of his Lao counterpart Sonexay Siphandon. The visit affirms Vietnam’s consistent policy of treasuring and prioritising the great friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive partnership between the two nations.

Vietnam leads ASEAN members in EU's import market share

The EU is Vietnam's third largest export market with an average growth rate of 7.5%, accounting for 13.6% of Vietnam's total exports from 2015-2021.

AIPA-43: Advancing together for sustainable, inclusive and resilient ASEAN

National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue is attending the 43rd General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA-43) that is taking place in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The event is themed “Advancing together for sustainable, inclusive and resilient ASEAN”.

Bolstering cooperation between Cambodia - Laos - Myanmar - Vietnam

Bolstering cooperation between Cambodia - Laos - Myanmar - Vietnam

Overview of the Ayeyawady - Chao Phraya - Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy (ACMECS)

Overview of the Ayeyawady - Chao Phraya - Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy (ACMECS)

37th ASEAN Summit and related summits wrap up successully

The 37th ASEAN Summit and Related Summits concluded successfully, with a record number of 80 documents adopted and signed.

Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement

Ministers from 15 countries spanning the Asia-Pacific region on November 15 signed the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Agreement after eight years of talks. The agreement is expected to create the world’s largest free trade area and numerous new supply chains, and make significant contributions to regional economic recovery post COVID-19.

GDP and population of RCEP member countries

RCEP is the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)’s biggest free trade pact to date, covering a market of 2.2 billion people with a combined size of 26.2 trillion USD or 30 percent of the world’s GDP.

ASEAN comprehensive recovery framework and implementation plan announced

ASEAN comprehensive recovery framework and implementation plan announced

37th ASEAN Summit kicks off

The 37th ASEAN Summit and related summits opened in a virtual format on November 12.

Vietnam's hallmarks in ASEAN

Since it's official membership in the Association of Southeast Asian Region (ASEAN) in 1995, Vietnam has made remarkable contributions to the regional bloc.

Drivers of future consumption in ASEAN

ASEAN is the world’s third most populous economy and is projected to become the fourth largest economy by 2030. By then, domestic consumption, which powers roughly around 60 percent of ASEAN’s gross domestic product (GDP) today, is expected to double to 4 trillion USD.

Saola selected as official mascot of SEA Games 31

Saola has been officially selected as mascot of SEA Games and ASEAN PARA Games 11 to be held in Hanoi in 2021; while a logo symbolising a flying bird and V-shaped hand has been chosen to be the official logo for the events.

Vietnam surpasses Singapore, Malaysia to become the 4th largest economy in ASEAN

Vietnam surpasses Singapore, Malaysia to become the 4th largest economy in ASEAN

Vietnam’s labour productivity growth rate fastest in ASEAN

Vietnam’s labour productivity growth rate fastest in ASEAN

53rd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting a success

A total of 42 documents were adopted throughout the 53rd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and Related Meetings held from September 9-12 via video conference, a record for such meetings.