The US-ASEAN Business Council led its annual mission to the 23rd Meeting of ASEAN Tourism Ministers in Brunei, supporting the theme of “ASEAN: Together towards a Next Generation of Travel.” The delegation was comprised of leading U.S. companies in the Travel and Tourism sector, namely, Expedia, Marriott International, Airbnb, Agoda, and SAP. The Council pushed for innovation including sharing insights from the digital economy and offering best practices in human capability building as ASEAN aims to position itself as a single destination for tourism.
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Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam recorded a trade surplus of over 1 billion USD with the 10 other members of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) in the seven months since the deal took effect in the country in January, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
The CPTPP, one of the largest trade pacts in the world, covers 13.5 percent of global GDP and a market of about 500 million people. It gathers 11 countries, namely Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam.
It officially took effect in Vietnam on January 14 this year.
The authority further said the country’s exports to the CPTPP members like Japan, Canada and Mexico rose considerably in the first seven months of the year. The shipments to Japan reached 1.01 billion USD, Canada 546 million USD and Mexico 290 million USD.
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