New motivation for bilateral investment through UKVFTA

New motivation for bilateral investment through UKVFTA

The United Kingdom and Vietnam have made positive moves in bilateral trade and investment after one year of enforcement of a special free trade deal.
NA Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue meets with Prudential’s leaders during UK visit

NA Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue meets with Prudential’s leaders during UK visit

National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue and a high-level delegation met with Prudential PLC.
ASEAN, UK launch dialogue partnership

ASEAN, UK launch dialogue partnership

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the United Kingdom convened the inaugural ASEAN-UK Joint Cooperation Committee (AUKJCC) Meeting via videoconference on June 24, marking the start of a formal partnership to strengthen their long-standing ties.
Bumper Brit partnerships being boosted

Bumper Brit partnerships being boosted

Vietnam and the United Kingdom are seeking new momentum to further raise investment and trade cooperation via a bilateral trade agreement already taking into force, and the UK’s hoped-for entry into the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Brits on board for expansion in Vietnamese partnerships

Brits on board for expansion in Vietnamese partnerships

​​​​​​In defiance of the health crisis raging globally affecting trade and investment flows, a bilateral free trade agreement between Vietnam and the United Kingdom has contributed to driving both nations’ trade and investment ties forward over the past 12 months.
Brexit deal met with relief across Europe

Brexit deal met with relief across Europe

After four long years of debate, negotiation, elections, and more debate, the United Kingdom has finally and officially left the European Union. Nevertheless, even though a bare bones exit deal was agreed at the last minute and welcomed in some quarters, remaining issues for the UK economy are mounting as it forges new relationships with the rest of the world, including Vietnam.
Negotiations on Vietnam-UK FTA expected to be completed late this year

Negotiations on Vietnam-UK FTA expected to be completed late this year

Vietnam and the United Kingdom are speeding up negotiations on a new-generation free trade agreement between the two sides, which is expected to be completed at the end of this year.
Britain passes 500,000 coronavirus cases

Britain passes 500,000 coronavirus cases

The United Kingdom passed 500,000 confirmed coronavirus infections on Sunday, official figures showed, in the latest grim milestone for the European country worst-hit by the pandemic.
United Kingdom prepares to jump onto CPTPP benefit bandwagon

United Kingdom prepares to jump onto CPTPP benefit bandwagon

The United Kingdom recently held talks with all members of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership to discuss UK accession to the deal.
France won't rule out 'no deal' on UK future ties

France won't rule out 'no deal' on UK future ties

PARIS: France does not rule out Europe failing to reach a deal on its post-Brexit relationship with Britain but very much wants to avoid such an outcome, its foreign minister was quoted as saying Tuesday (Jun 16).
Protecting at-risk groups with timely fiscal policies

Protecting at-risk groups with timely fiscal policies

The Vietnamese government has been urgently deploying sturdy solutions to assist enterprises and investors, and those hit by the coronavirus pandemic.
Citizens rising to the pandemic challenge

Citizens rising to the pandemic challenge

“I am deeply honoured to call Vietnam my home and thank the Vietnamese who have made me feel so welcome in this beautiful and proud country.” In a letter to VIR, Peter Rimmer, executive director of the British Business Group Vietnam, describes his experience of being taken care of in Ho Chi Minh City after flying in from the United Kingdom.
UK govt orders three-week lockdown to tackle COVID-19

UK govt orders three-week lockdown to tackle COVID-19

Britain on Monday (Mar 23) ordered a three-week lockdown to tackle the spread of coronavirus, shutting "non-essential" shops and services, and banning gatherings of more than two people.
Vietnam offering thriving prospects for UK groups

Vietnam offering thriving prospects for UK groups

With the United Kingdom pulling out of the EU and the ratification of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement, it is now looking to countries like Vietnam to negotiate new deals with, in order to further bilateral trade and investment ties.
UK team tests novel coronavirus vaccine on mice

UK team tests novel coronavirus vaccine on mice

A team of British scientists believe they have become the first to start animal testing of a vaccine for the new coronavirus that has killed more than 900 people.
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