EU-Vietnam FTA requires customs reform Business

EU-Vietnam FTA requires customs reform

Researchers have urged that the legal framework on specialised checks on imports and exports be improved for compatibility with commitments to the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA).
PM: Vietnam wants to sign FTA with EU soon Politics

PM: Vietnam wants to sign FTA with EU soon

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc told European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Phil Hogan that Vietnam wants to sign a free trade agreement (FTA) with the European Union (EU) soon.
Ministry outlines plan to support enterprises Business

Ministry outlines plan to support enterprises

To support and develop enterprises, the industry ministry would have to amend, add and abolish regulations on import and export licences, market management, competition and the part supplying industry
Retailers ask government for incentives Business

Retailers ask government for incentives

The local retail community has asked the Government to develop policies to help the industry compete with foreign counterparts as a more liberal trade environment has intensified competition recently.
New law set to strongly assist SMEs Business

New law set to strongly assist SMEs

The law on support to small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), which is being drafted, is set to facilitate the development of the firms making up 97 percent of the businesses in Vietnam.
EU-Vietnam FTA to take effect in 2018 Business

EU-Vietnam FTA to take effect in 2018

Vietnam and the European Union (EU) will push ahead with the review of legal documents towards the signing and application of their bilateral free trade agreement (EVFTA) in 2018.
Trade promotion asked to be more effective Business

Trade promotion asked to be more effective

Deputy Ministry of Industry and Trade Do Thang Hai called for closer coordination between relevant agencies to improve the efficiency of the National Trade Promotion Programme in 2016
Policy forum talks TPP, EU – Vietnam FTA Business

Policy forum talks TPP, EU – Vietnam FTA

A trade policy forum was held in Hanoi on January 22 with a focus on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the EU – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement and their impacts on Vietnamese small and medium firms.
European Parliament backs EU-Vietnam FTA Business

European Parliament backs EU-Vietnam FTA

The European Parliament (EP) advocates the signing of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) to since it benefits Vietnam, the EU and other Southeast Asian nations, executives of the EP’s International Trade Committee (INTA) have said.
Business

E-commerce critical for global integration: expert

Vietnamese companies, especially small and medium-sized enterprises, need to use e-commerce more to strengthen their competitiveness in foreign trade, Le Dang Doanh, an economist and former member of the Government Advisory Council, has said.
Business

EuroCham adds focus to sustainable growth

The latest edition of the annual "White Book" published by the European Chamber of Commerce (Eurocham) in Vietnam will have an additional chapter on sustainability, reflecting the importance that its members accord to the issue.