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.
EU-VN trade treaty new focus after TPP-fallout Business

EU-VN trade treaty new focus after TPP-fallout

Vietnam’s hopes for a FTA-driven economic rise within ASEAN must now rely on the only free trade agreement seen as realistically achievable, the EU-Vietnam FTA, experts said at a conference on February 16.
Safety, quality key to export growth Business

Safety, quality key to export growth

Ensuring food safety and security as well as higher-quality products would enhance the sustainable development of Vietnam's agricultural sector.

The country's food production for consumption has expanded greatly, with Vietnam now playing a major role as a large exporter of farm produce. However, export prices had remained low due to the quality of products, and that food safety, especially herbs and seafood products, were still of concern.


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Vietnam, EC step up support of SMEs

Minister of Planning and Investment Bui Quang Vinh and Vice President of the European Commission (EC) Antonio Tajani signed a Letter of Intent on fostering support to small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Hanoi on November 13.