EP officials hail Vietnam’s readiness for EVFTA, IPA Business

EP officials hail Vietnam’s readiness for EVFTA, IPA

Chairman of the European Parliament (EP)’s Committee on International Trade (INTA) Bernd Lange and INTA Vice Chairman Jan Zahradil highly evaluated Vietnam’s readiness and meticulous preparations for the approval of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (IPA) during a working trip to Vietnam from October 28-31.
Vietnam reaps fruits in fighting IUU fishing Business

Vietnam reaps fruits in fighting IUU fishing

Since Vietnam received a “yellow card” warning from the European Commission (EC) in October 2017 on illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, the country has taken various measures to settle the problem and enjoyed positive results.
IUU fishing must be eradicated: Deputy PM Business

IUU fishing must be eradicated: Deputy PM

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung inspected the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing in the southern province of Kien Giang on October 23, requesting ministries, sectors and localities to make stronger efforts to swiftly put an end to the problem.
Official: Vietnam highly values partnership with EU Politics

Official: Vietnam highly values partnership with EU

Head of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission Nguyen Van Binh affirmed that Vietnam highly values its strategic partnership with the EU, during his recent working sessions with leaders of the European Commission (EC) and Parliament.
Europa Connectivity Forum focuses on fostering partnership with Asia World

Europa Connectivity Forum focuses on fostering partnership with Asia

The Europa Connectivity Forum – an innovative multi-stakeholder international conference aimed at fostering dialogue and strengthening ties between governments, financial institutions, and private sector actors in Europe and beyond, is due to be launched by the European Commission on September 27.
Further efforts needed to regain EC’s “green card” Business

Further efforts needed to regain EC’s “green card”

Vietnam’s fishery sector expects to regain a “green card” from the European Commission (EC) after working tirelessly to fight illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, but much work needs to be done, especially fishing management and attitude of local fishermen.
Thailand, European Union to resume FTA talks World

Thailand, European Union to resume FTA talks

Thailand’s Commerce Ministry has said it is ready to revise long-delayed free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations with the European Union (EU) and has scheduled public hearings nationwide before proceeding with proposals of the talks for cabinet approval by November.