National Assembly to open 8th session in October Politics

National Assembly to open 8th session in October

The eighth sitting of the 14th National Assembly (NA) is scheduled to open on October 21, with 10 draft laws to be adopted and another eight bills scrutinized, the NA Secretary General Nguyen Hanh Phuc said on July 16.
Vietnam a magnet to foreign investors Business

Vietnam a magnet to foreign investors

Vietnam has become more attractive to foreign investors than ever before as various freshly-inked new-generation free trade deals, including the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA), are expected to facilitate trade and benefit foreign enterprises.
EU official highlights significance of signing of EVFTA, EVIPA Politics

EU official highlights significance of signing of EVFTA, EVIPA

The signing of the free trade agreement and the investment protection agreement between Vietnam and the European Union (EU) is a historical milestone, demonstrating that their close cooperation has been lifted to a new high, EU Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmstrom said on July 1.
Top legislator, European trade commissioner talk about EVFTA Politics

Top legislator, European trade commissioner talk about EVFTA

Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and European Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmstrom exchanged ideas related to the signing and ratification of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agrement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) during their meeting in Hanoi on July 1.
EVIPA expected to help improve FDI quality: Minister Business

EVIPA expected to help improve FDI quality: Minister

The EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) not only marks a new step of development in the Vietnam-EU partnership and comprehensive cooperation but also will help improve the quality of foreign investment flows into Vietnam, according to Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung.
Vietnam, EU sign free trade, investment protection agreements Business

Vietnam, EU sign free trade, investment protection agreements

The EU – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU – Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) were officially signed in Hanoi on June 30 afternoon, in the witness of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Vietnamese National Assembly and Government leaders, and leaders of the European Union (EU).
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.
Vietnam, EU to sign EVFTA on June 30 in Hanoi Business

Vietnam, EU to sign EVFTA on June 30 in Hanoi

The European Council announced on June 25 that it has approved the European Union – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU – Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA), and assigned the EU to sign the deals with Vietnam on June 30 in Hanoi.
Vietnam, Italy seek stronger economic, trade partnership Politics

Vietnam, Italy seek stronger economic, trade partnership

Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh had a working session with Italian Undersecretary for Economic Development Adrea Cioffi in Rome on June 20 to discuss measures to promote economic partnership between the two countries and in the region.