COP26: EU supports green economic recovery in ASEAN World

COP26: EU supports green economic recovery in ASEAN

Director-General for International Partnerships at the European Commission Koen Doens has highlighted the crucial role of programmes such as the ASEAN Catalytic Green Finance Facility (ACGF) in supporting green recovery in Southeast Asia.
PM’s France visit expected to lift two-way trade Business

PM’s France visit expected to lift two-way trade

Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh’s visit to France from November 3-5 at the invitation of his French counterpart Jean Castex is expected to open up new opportunities and lift bilateral ties to a new height.
EVIPA ensures FDI flow in medium to long term Business

EVIPA ensures FDI flow in medium to long term

Foreign direct investment (FDI) is to continue flowing into Vietnam from Europe in the medium to long-term thanks to the EU-Việt Nam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA), which was ratified in August last year, experts said.
EU-funded “Smart Green ASEAN Cities” programme launched World

EU-funded “Smart Green ASEAN Cities” programme launched

The European Commission’s Executive Vice-President for the Green Deal Frans Timmermans has recently announced the start of a new EU-funded “Smart Green ASEAN Cities” programme, following his meeting with ASEAN Secretary-General Dato Lim Jock Hoi, at the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta.
Ben Tre tightens handling of illegal fishing Society

Ben Tre tightens handling of illegal fishing

Secretary of Ben Tre province’s Party Committee Le Duc Tho asked localities and competent forces to strictly handle violations of fishing regulations at a meeting on fighting the illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing on October 14.
EVFTA helps buffer economic downturn impact: The Business Times World

EVFTA helps buffer economic downturn impact: The Business Times

Given the COVID-19 epidemic, the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), which entered into force in August 2020, has helped to boost two-way trade and buffer the impact of the economic downturn, according to an article posted on October 13 by The Business Times of Singapore.
Vietnam calls for more EU investments in agriculture Society

Vietnam calls for more EU investments in agriculture

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Minh Hoan on October 1 suggested EU firms increase investments in Vietnam’s agriculture, in the direction of high-technology, green standards and environmental sustainability.
ASEAN-EU to resume free trade deal negotiations World

ASEAN-EU to resume free trade deal negotiations

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is set to resume free trade agreement (FTA) talks with the European Union after negotiations were suspended since 2009, the Bangkok Post reported.
Vietnam’s tuna exports to EU see strong surge thanks to EVFTA Business

Vietnam’s tuna exports to EU see strong surge thanks to EVFTA

Vietnam exported 15,870 tonnes of tuna worth 73.33 million USD to the European Union in the first half of 2021, up 39.3 percent and 31.6 percent, respectively, against the same period last year, according to a journal published by the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).