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Vietnam’s labour commitments to CPTPP, EVFTA discussed

Society

Vietnam’s labour commitments to CPTPP, EVFTA discussed

Joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) offers Vietnam an opportunity to modernise its labour laws and improve labour quality and productivity, heard a workshop in Ho Chi Minh City on December 4.

VASEP talks about EP fisheries committee’s IUU fact-finding tour

Business

VASEP talks about EP fisheries committee’s IUU fact-finding tour

The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) said a delegation from the European Parliament (EP)’s Committee on Fisheries visited Hanoi and coastal provinces from October 28 to November 2 to examine Vietnam’s efforts to fight illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing (IUU).

EC pushes for approval of FTA with Vietnam

World

EC pushes for approval of FTA with Vietnam

The European Commission (EC) on October 17 submitted for approval a free trade agreement (FTA) with Vietnam, the first comprehensive open market deal between the EU and a developing Asian country.