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ASEAN and Russia Look to Achieve Their Full Potential

... two-way trade by 2020. Vietnam and Thailand have both set a target of US$10 billion in annual trade within five years, up from the current US$4 billion with Vietnam and US$2 billion with Thailand. In Sochi, Mr Putin proposed a free trade agreement (FTA) between ASEAN and the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), an economic forum of five former Soviet republics, including Russia, as well as greater economic cooperation among ASEAN, the EEU and the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (which includes both Russia and China). ASEAN agreed to examine the proposal....


Vietnam’s Year of Free Trade

... for its provisions that go far beyond the sphere of trade. In the same year, Vietnam established a FTA with South Korea; this FTA appears to be more “traditional,” but is no less important, due to the top position of Korean business in the Vietnamese foreign investment market. The fact that the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) was officially launched on November 22, 2015 should not be neglected either. REUTERS/Host Photo Agency/ Vladimir Mazyrin: EEU-Vietnam Free Trade: the Devil Is in the Details All of these initiatives testify to the Vietnamese leadership's desire to ...


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