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ASEAN, EU seek closer cooperation amidst possible global trade war

ASEAN

ASEAN, EU seek closer cooperation amidst possible global trade war

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the European Union (EU) have highlighted the significance of fighting protectionism and a possible global trade war in the context that foreign ministers of both sides are working together on a free trade agreement between the two regions.

EVFTA expected to be signed late 2018

Business

EVFTA expected to be signed late 2018

Bernd Lange, Chairman of the European Parliament’s Committee on International Trade, has said he expects the European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) to be signed at the Asia-Europe Meeting Summit in October or sometime in November this year.

Vietnam wants to boost cooperation with EU: PM

Politics

Vietnam wants to boost cooperation with EU: PM

Vietnam always wishes to further promote the friendship and cooperation with the European Union (EU), Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has told Chairman of the European Parliament’s Committee on International Trade (INTA) Bernd Lange.

EU increases engagement on security with Asia

World

EU increases engagement on security with Asia

The European Council on Foreign Relations agreed to strengthen work with Asian partners, including China, India, Japan, the Republic of Korea and ASEAN nations, to promote global security and enhanced security in Asia at a meeting on May 28.

PM: Vietnam creates more opportunities for European investors

Business

PM: Vietnam creates more opportunities for European investors

Vietnam is working hard to build a constructive and upright government to serve people and businesses, while focusing on completing institutions, improving governance capacity, and bringing more opportunities to all enterprises, including investors from Europe, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

Seafood shipments to EU drop

Business

Seafood shipments to EU drop

Shipments of seafood, excluding fish, to many markets, especially the European Union (EU), showed signs of reduction recently, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).