EU trade agreement to cut tariffs Business

EU trade agreement to cut tariffs

After the Free Trade Agreement between EU and Vietnam (EVFTA) comes into effect, the EU will eliminate 85.6 percent of tariff lines which account for 70.3 percent of Vietnamese export value to the EU,

ASEAN, EU discuss future direction of partnership

Senior officials from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the European Union (EU) have gathered in Brussels for their 23rd Senior Officials' Meeting to review the two sides’ enhanced partnership and discuss future direction.

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.

Policy reform required when Vietnam-EU FTA is signed

Once the Vietnam-EU free trade agreement (FTA) is signed, Vietnam will need to renovate its economic policies and institutions and be prepared for agreement enforcement, noted Danish Ambassador to Vietnam John Nielsen.
Good progress on Vietnam-EU free trade deal Business

Good progress on Vietnam-EU free trade deal

The progress on and quality of negotiations for an EU-Vietnam free trade agreement (EVFTA) have been ensured, making the target for the conclusion of the talks feasible, Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang said following his working session with EU Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmstrom in Brussels on June 23.

EU clean technology firms eye Vietnamese market

A workshop was held in Ho Chi Minh City on June 19 by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the EU Business Avenues, focusing on potential opportunities for companies from the European Union to invest in clean technology in Vietnam.
EU FTA to unlock green-growth Business

EU FTA to unlock green-growth

The free trade agreement being negotiated between Vietnam and the EU is expected to encourage businesses to reform and update technology, an important factor in promoting green growth in the country, according to the deputy chairman of the HCM City People's Committee.

Tat Thanh Cang, speaking at a briefing organised by EuroCham and its Green Growth Sector on June 18 in HCM City, said that Vietnam should target green growth to ensure sustainable development.
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.
Bulgarian NA backs Vietnam-EU free trade agreement Politics

Bulgarian NA backs Vietnam-EU free trade agreement

The National Assembly of Bulgaria will urge the European Union (EU) to early ratify the Vietnam–EU Framework Agreement on Comprehensive Partnership and Cooperation and back the early signing of a Vietnam – EU Free Trade Agreement, Speaker Tsetska Tsacheva told Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung in Sofia, Bulgaria on June 5.