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.
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EU-funded project helps boost Vietnam-EU trade ties

The European Trade Policy and Investment Support Project (EU-MUTRAP), which aims to enhance Vietnam’s international trade integration and boost Vietnam-EU trade ties, recorded positive results, heard a seminar in Hanoi on June 25.
Food safety vital to win EU market Business

Food safety vital to win EU market

The door to the 28-member European Union will open wider once the Vietnam-EU free trade agreement comes to life, as long as Vietnamese seafood exporters ensure food hygiene and safety, the Thoi bao Kinh te Viet Nam (Vietnam Economic Times) reported.
EU provides IT packages to gov't agencies Business

EU provides IT packages to gov't agencies

The European Trade Policy and Investment Support Project (EU-MUTRAP) on January 6 provided information and technology (IT) equipment to departments and units under three ministries and the National Office of Intellectual Property.
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Vietnam needs more efforts for AEC integration

Vietnam should fully and effectively implement commitments to stabilizing the macro economy and improving competitiveness and institutional and corporate capacity in a bid to seize opportunities from the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), which is scheduled to be formed in late 2015.
EU helps Vietnam enforce competition law Business

EU helps Vietnam enforce competition law

A workshop to review 10 years of implementing the competition law in Vietnam was held by the Vietnam Competition Council (VCC) and the EU-Vietnam Multilateral Trade Project (EU-MUTRAP) in Ho Chi Minh City on December 16.
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Firms urged to keep abreast of FTA talks

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), which is under negotiation, would have a positive impact on Vietnam's economy but would create challenges as well, a workshop heard on October 24 in Ho Chi Minh City.