Vietnam and Indonesia discussed specific measures to advance their friendship and multi-faceted cooperation during the seventh meeting of the joint committee on economic, scientific and technological cooperation in Hanoi on August 12.
Accordingly, they will
prioritise collaboration in trade, industry, energy, natural resources,
minerals, investment, agriculture, forestry, fishery, transport, construction,
education, culture, tourism, finance, banking, information and communications.
Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh said the two sides also agreed to
increase the exchange of delegations, information and experience in management
and development, while working together to build new cooperation frameworks in
Besides, they will tighten cooperation to remove difficulties hindering the
bilateral ties and encourage connectivity between their private economic
sectors in order to fully tap their potential.
Minister Tuan Anh and Indonesian Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita signed the
minutes of the meeting.
According to the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Asia-Pacific
Department, Indonesia is the world’s 16th largest economy and the largest
market in Southeast Asia.
Despite global and regional economic uncertainties over the past time, trade
between Vietnam and Indonesia has made significant strides, the department
Indonesia is Vietnam’s fourth largest trade partner in the
Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), with two-way trade expanding
from US$4.6 billion in 2012 to US$5.6 billion in 2016, and an annual
average growth rate of about 5 percent.
In 2016, export and import revenues between the two countries
reached US$2.6 billion and US$3 billion, respectively.
Bilateral collaboration in other fields like agriculture, investment, finance,
banking and transport has also made new progresses.-
(HBO) – Statistics show that Hoa Binh province has 54 Buddhist relic sites, mostly ruins. There are only several pagodas that come under the management of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS), namely Phat Quang Hoa Binh, Kim Son Lac Hong and Linh Son Phat Tich, whose heads are appointed by the VBS. Meanwhile, the remainders are managed by the local cultural sector, authorities or individuals.
(HBO) – Da Bac district of Hoa Binh province on July 11 held a ceremony to mark 40 years since the local authorities move residents out of the Da river basin to serve the construction of the Hoa Binh hydroelectric power plant (1982 - 2022) and receive a third-class Labour Order.
(HBO) – Over the past several years, the Party Organisation of Tay Phong commune in Hoa Binh province's Cao Phong district has focused on Party building and developing a team of capable and qualified personnel that can be role models to gain trust from local residents and promote unity for the homeland’s development.
(HBO) – The Hoa Binh provincial People’s Committee held a regular meeting on June 30 to discuss draft documents to be submitted to the provincial Party Committee’s Standing Board and the provincial People’s Council, documents within the remit of the People’s Committee, and other important issues. Standing Vice Chairman of the People’s Committee Nguyen Van Toan chaired the event, which was also attended by Standing Vice Chairwoman of the People’s Council Nguyen Thi Cam Phuong.
(HBO) – The Hoa Binh Provincial Party Committee has cooperated with the Party Committee of the Vietnam People’s Navy to step up public awareness campaigns on Vietnam’s seas and islands since July 2018.
(HBO) - The war veterans’ association of Hoa Binh city has held its 2nd congress, for the 2022-2027 tenure.