PM attends Japan – Vietnam lotus festival Politics

PM attends Japan – Vietnam lotus festival

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on June 30 morning visited Wakayama prefecture, Japan, and attended the Japan – Vietnam lotus festival after concluding his participation in the summit of the G-20 in Osaka
EVFTA, EVIPA to help raise Vietnam’s position: expert Business

EVFTA, EVIPA to help raise Vietnam’s position: expert

The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA), which are set to be signed in Hanoi on June 30, will help to improve Vietnam’s position in the global economy, an expert from the Australian National University (ANU) has said.
European firms considers Vietnam feasible investment destination Business

European firms considers Vietnam feasible investment destination

Many European businesses said Vietnam would be a feasible investment destination after the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Promotion Agreement (EVIPA) come into force, Helena Konig, EU chief negotiator and Deputy Director General for European Trade, said on June 28.
EVFTA to create new opportunities for Vietnam: official Business

EVFTA to create new opportunities for Vietnam: official

Once the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) takes effect, over 99 percent of tariff on goods from both sides will be lifted, thus helping to improve competitiveness as well as market share of Vietnamese products in the EU market, a Vietnamese official has said.
WB highlights benefits, challenges from FTA with EU to Vietnam Business

WB highlights benefits, challenges from FTA with EU to Vietnam

The EU – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVTA) to be signed on June 30 will bring both opportunities and challenges to Vietnam, so domestic enterprises should be really prepared to take full advantages of benefits from the deal, said Sebastian Eckardt, lead economist of the World Bank (WB) in Vietnam.
German firms intend to expand investment in Vietnam Business

German firms intend to expand investment in Vietnam

Fifty-five percent of German businesses, when asked, have said they want to increase investment capital in Vietnam, higher than the rate for Southeast Asia (44 percent), according to a survey conducted by the German Industry and Commerce Vietnam (GIC) in April.
FTAs generate opportunities, challenges to Vietnam’s agriculture Business

FTAs generate opportunities, challenges to Vietnam’s agriculture

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) will create opportunities for Vietnam to boost agricultural exports and improve the capacity of the domestic farming sector, heard a conference in Hanoi on June 26.
EVFTA hoped to boost Vietnam’s exports: minister Business

EVFTA hoped to boost Vietnam’s exports: minister

The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is hoped to provide a springboard for Vietnam to boost exports, and diversify export markets and products, especially agri-aquatic ones, according to Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh.
EU welcomes signing of free trade deals with Vietnam World

EU welcomes signing of free trade deals with Vietnam

President of the European Commission (EC) Jean-Claude Juncker said on June 25 that he welcomed the decision of the EU member states on approving to entrust the EC to sign the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) with the Southeast Asian country.
EVFTA, EVIPA deepen Vietnam-EU trade ties:  seminar Business

EVFTA, EVIPA deepen Vietnam-EU trade ties: seminar

The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Promotion Agreement (EVIPA) will help promote the comprehensive partnership and trade relations between Vietnam and the EU, as heard a seminar held in Brussels on June 24.
Vietnam reasserts to realise int’l commitments on labour Politics

Vietnam reasserts to realise int’l commitments on labour

Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Dao Ngoc Dung paid a working visit to the European Union and Belgium on June 20-21 to speed up the signing of the EU-Vietnam free trade agreement (EVFTA) and reaffirm Vietnam’s efforts to realise international commitments on labour.
EU countries wish to enhance cooperation with Vietnam Politics

EU countries wish to enhance cooperation with Vietnam

Members of the European Union (EU) have expressed their wish to promote cooperation with Vietnam, including the earliest possible signing of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Promotion Agreement (EVIPA), EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström has said.
European enterprises back early signing of EVFTA Business

European enterprises back early signing of EVFTA

Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh on June 18 met with representatives from several European business associations to discuss measures to speed up the signing of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Promotion Agreement (EVIPA) as part of his working visit to the EU and Belgium.