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NDO/VNA – Vietnam always welcomes and wishes to receive investments from Russia, especially in the fields of energy, oil and gas exploitation and refinery, industrial equipment and auto manufacturing, President Tran Dai Quang has said.Addressing a Vietnam-Russia economic seminar in Moscow on June 30, the Vietnamese State leader called on the Russian side to create favourable conditions for Vietnamese firms to seek business opportunities in the Eurasian country in agriculture, food processing, IT, consumer goods, services, real estate, and mining.He hoped the free trade agreement (FTA) between Vietnam and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), which took effect in October last…... [read more]

Chief Judge of the Supreme People's Court Truong Hoa Binh (R) and Russian Justice Minister Alexander Konovalov (Source: VNA)Hanoi (VNA) - Chief Judge of the Supreme People's Court Truong Hoa Binh suggested Vietnam and Russia further tighten their long-lasting friendship, and called for Russia’s support at international forums.During his reception for Russian Justice Minister Alexander Konovalov in Hanoi on November 20, Binh highlighted the fine development of the relations between the two countries and their judicial sector, affirming that this has helped deepen the Vietnam-Russia Comprehensive Strategic Cooperation.The two sides shared experience in the fields of law-making and justice.The host…... [read more]

Russia desires to strengthen comprehensive cooperation with Vietnam, especially in heavy industry, culture and tourism, a top Russian legislator said in Hanoi on March 21. The statement was made by Bazukin Yuri Alexandrovich, Deputy Chairman of the Committee for Economic Policy, Entrepreneurship and Tourism of the State Duma of Russia, who led a delegation of legislators on a visit to Vietnam, to Deputy Chairman of the Vietnamese National Assembly Nguyen Van Yeu. However, more details about industrial sectors in Vietnam that Russia want to enter were not revealed. Previously during a visit to Vietnam last month, Prime Minister of Russia Mikhail Fradkov proposed…... [read more]

HA NOI (Biz Hub) – A forum on promoting trade co-operation and bilateral payments between Viet Nam and Russia opened in Moscow on November 12.The event, organised by Viet Nam's Industry and Trade Ministry (MoIT), the Vietnamese Embassy in Russia, Russia's Ministry of Economic Development and the Bank for Investment and Development of Viet Nam (BIDV), besides the Russia Foreign Trade Bank (VTB), was attended by representatives of the state offices of Viet Nam and Russia, 150 Russian enterprises and 300 Vietnamese enterprises.The forum aimed to connect import and export enterprises of the two countries, create business opportunities for them…... [read more]

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung (R) receives General Director of Russia’s Zarubezhneft oil and gas company Sergei I Kudryasov (Photo: VNA)Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnamese Government always creates the most favourable conditions for petroleum firms of Vietnam and Russia to step up cooperation, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung told visiting General Director of Russia’s Zarubezhneft oil and gas company Sergei I Kudryasov.At a reception for the Russian guest in Hanoi on October 27, the deputy PM said cooperation in oil and gas production has formed one of the main, effective sectors of bilateral relations and brought huge revenues…... [read more]

Viet Nam's main exports to Russia included telephones, computers, electronic accessories, garment and textile, footwear, seafood, coffee, cashew, rice, vegetables and fruits, while it imported petroleum products and gas and iron and steel. — VNA/VNS Photo Tran Viet HCM CITY (VNS)  — Efforts to boost trade and investment ties between Viet Nam and Russia were highlighted at a seminar held in HCM City on Tuesday.Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Do Thang Hai said Viet Nam and Russia enjoyed good relations in many spheres, including business and tourism.Trade between the two countries had risen considerably in recent years, reaching nearly…... [read more]

Photo: VGP The deputy PM made the statement at a reception for Sergey Kuderyasov, General Director of Russia’s Zarubezhneft oil and gas group, in Ha Noi on October 27.He spoke highly of Viet Nam-Russia cooperation in the field of oil and gas over the past years, which, he said, was one of the major and effective pillars in bilateral relations, generating huge revenues for the two countries’ respective budget.Highlighting the effective cooperation projects between the Viet Nam National Oil and Gas Group (PetroViet Nam) and Zarubezhneft, including Vietsovpetro (in Viet Nam) and Rusvietpetro (in Russia), Deputy PM Dung asked the two groups to…... [read more]

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi flew to Russia on Wednesday seeking closer military cooperation as he faces tough challenges in the fight against the Islamic State jihadist group. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi speaks in Washington, April 16, 2015 (AFP Photo/Jim Watson)  Abadi, who is due to meet President Vladimir Putin on Thursday, heads a large delegation that includes several ministers and a number of civil and military advisers.The focus will be "the development of relations between the two countries, mainly expanding the military and security cooperation, and support for Iraqi forces in the face of terrorism," Abadi's office said.His…... [read more]

MOSCOW (Biz Hub) — Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang and Russian Minister of Energy Alexander Novak have discussed measures to continue boosting the two countries' co-operation in oil and gas development, coal supplies and thermal power projects.The ministers met last Friday on the sidelines of the Eastern Economic Forum 2015 in Vladivostok, Russia from last Thursday to Saturday. The officials agreed that Russia and Viet Nam would continue co-operating on energy. During his meeting with Primorye Regional Governor Vladimir Miklushevsky on Saturday, Hoang affirmed there was great potential for the two countries to bolster their connections. Viet…... [read more]

During their meeting in Hanoi, the official pledged that his city will create optimal conditions for Belarusian businesses to study the local market and join investment projects in the city, Ha Noi Moi newspaper reported.It quoted Chung as saying that Hanoi wants to learn from experience of other countries, including Belarus, to serve its development and modernization.Chung noted his hope that the ambassador will make significant contributions to boosting the relationship between Vietnam and Belarus and deepening their friendly cooperation in a more substantive and effective manner.For his part, Valery Sadokho said the bilateral ties are expected to make outstanding…... [read more]