The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has been tasked with assessing whether to lift the ban on beef imports from France once the products meet Vietnamese requirements.
Vietnam and Russia are actively negotiating a free trade agreement between Vietnam and the Customs Union (Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan).
Vietnam and Israel signed an agreement to boost economic cooperation, particularly on science and technology.
Vietnam and Israel aim to increase bilateral trade to US$2 billion by 2016, officials said at the first Intergovernmental Committee meeting of the two countries on September 30.
A seminar was held in Ghent, Belgium's East Flanders region on September 10 to promote investment in Vietnam under the framework of the Accenta International Trade Fair 2014.
The Vietnam and UK business communities play an immensely important role in strengthening bilateral trade relations, said Prince Andrew, Duke of York, at a Vietnam-UK Network luncheon in London on September 9.
Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City's People's Committee Le Thanh Hai requested the Speaker of the Myanmar Assembly of the Union, Thura U Shwe Mann, to support businesses in the city and Myanmar to boost their partnership in the future.
Vietnamese businesses should capitalise on Brazil's massive import tax reductions to further penetrate this large South American market, according to the Vietnam Trade Office in Brazil.
Two-way trade between Vietnam and Brazil fetched US$1.745 billion in the first seven months of the year, reported the Vietnamese Trade Office in Brazil.
Vietnam and Thailand should increase cooperation on industrial and commercial development, Ms.