Czech diplomat hails Vietnam’s role in global arena Politics

Czech diplomat hails Vietnam’s role in global arena

Czech Deputy Foreign Minister Martin Tlapa spoke highly of Vietnam’s increasing role in the international arena while attending a grand ceremony held by the Vietnamese Embassy in the Czech Republic to mark 74th anniversary of Vietnam’s National Day on September 10.
Door open wide for farm produce export to Europe Business

Door open wide for farm produce export to Europe

The recent signing of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), which is expected to take effect from early 2020, has opened the door wider for Vietnamese farm produce to make inroads into the more than 500-million people strong market.
Vietnam’s 74th National Day celebrated in Belgium Politics

Vietnam’s 74th National Day celebrated in Belgium

A ceremony to celebrate the 74th National Day took place at the Vietnamese Embassy in Brussels, Belgium, on September 10, drawing 300 officials from the EU and Belgium, representatives of local businesses, and the Vietnamese community in the country.
Conference popularises Vietnam’s EVFTA commitments Business

Conference popularises Vietnam’s EVFTA commitments

Leaders of the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the northern localities of Quang Ninh, Hai Phong and Hai Duong as well as representatives of enterprises from across the nation attended a conference in Ha Long city on August 28 to get a thorough understanding of Vietnam’s major commitments in the just-signed EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA).
Tariff removal doesn’t mean easy entrance into EU market: minister Business

Tariff removal doesn’t mean easy entrance into EU market: minister

Overcoming tariff barriers doesn’t mean Vietnamese good and services can easily enter the European Union (EU), but they still have to satisfy strict non-tariff requirements of what is one of the world’s most demanding markets, according to Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh.
Seven-month fishery export value drops 1 percent Business

Seven-month fishery export value drops 1 percent

The fishery export value in the first seven months of 2019 was estimated at nearly 4.7 billion USD, down 1 percent from the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Department of Farm Produce Processing and Market Development.
Vietnam wants to further boost relations with EU: PM Politics

Vietnam wants to further boost relations with EU: PM

Vietnam will spare no effort to further promote its relations with the European Union (EU), Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said while receiving Federica Mogherini, Vice President of the European Commission and High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, in Hanoi on August 5.
EU aims to step up cooperation with Vietnam Politics

EU aims to step up cooperation with Vietnam

The European Union (EU) considers Vietnam a leading partner in the region and is implementing many specific policies and measures to enhance its cooperative relations with the Southeast Asian country, a senior EU official said on August 5.
Five products to see stronger export to EU: ministry Business

Five products to see stronger export to EU: ministry

Five key exports of Vietnam – seafood, fruit, woodwork, footwear and apparel goods – will have a good chance to boost their growth into the EU market thanks to tariff reduction brought about by the EU – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
PM hosts outgoing EU delegation head Politics

PM hosts outgoing EU delegation head

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc received head of the Delegation of the European Union to Vietnam Bruno Angelet, who came to bid farewell at the end of his tenure, in Hanoi on August 2.
EVFTA brings benefits, challenges to apparel sector Business

EVFTA brings benefits, challenges to apparel sector

The garment-textile sector will gain significant benefits but, at the same time, face several challenges brought about by the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) once it takes effect, experts said at an online conference on August 2.