Germany’s Bayern state seeks to expand trade bond with Vietnam Business

Germany’s Bayern state seeks to expand trade bond with Vietnam

An online workshop on opportunities brought about by the European Union –Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) for industrial enterprises in Germany’s Bayern state was held by the Bavarian Industry Association (VBW) and the Bavarian Metalworking and Electrical Associations (Bayme VBM) on October 28.
Vietnam striving to combat IUU fishing: Spanish official World

Vietnam striving to combat IUU fishing: Spanish official

Vice Chairman of the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam Rubén Saornil Mínguez recently appreciated efforts by the Vietnamese Government, businesses and fishermen in fighting illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing following the European Commission (EC)’s recommendations.
Stronger measures needed to combat IUU fishing: Deputy PM Society

Stronger measures needed to combat IUU fishing: Deputy PM

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung urged stronger and more drastic and appropriate measures to early complete all recommendations by the European Commission (EC) so as to remove its yellow card warning over illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing (IUU).
 Kien Giang cracking down on illegal fishing Society

Kien Giang cracking down on illegal fishing

The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang is identifying the measures needed to have the “yellow card” warning from the European Commission (EC) for illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing removed, according to local authorities.
Binh Dinh finishes installing fishing vessel monitoring device Society

Binh Dinh finishes installing fishing vessel monitoring device

The south central province of Binh Dinh has completed the installation of Movimar device – a system to monitor fishing vessels and aquatic resources by satellite technology - for all vessels with a length of 15m or more, becoming the first locality nationwide to finish this work.
PM: EVFTA like an expressway bringing EU, Vietnam closer Business

PM: EVFTA like an expressway bringing EU, Vietnam closer

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired a video conference on August 6 regarding the implementation of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), during which he described the deal as a broad and modern expressway bringing the EU and Vietnam closer together.
European Commission issues press release on EVFTA Business

European Commission issues press release on EVFTA

The European Union (EU) – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) - the most comprehensive trade agreement the EU has signed with a developing country, will take effect from August 1, a press release of the European Commission (EC) stressed.
Prime Minister holds phone talks with EC President Politics

Prime Minister holds phone talks with EC President

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc held phone talks with President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen on July 29 to discuss the implementation of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA).
Cambodia postpones ASEM 13 to mid-2021 due to COVID-19 World

Cambodia postpones ASEM 13 to mid-2021 due to COVID-19

Cambodia, the host of the 13th Asia-Europe Meeting Summit (ASEM 13), has decided to postpone the meeting, initially scheduled for November 16 – 17 in Phnom Penh, to mid-2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a foreign ministry's press statement.
Cambodia’s garment, footwear sectors propose EU postpone EBA withdrawal World

Cambodia’s garment, footwear sectors propose EU postpone EBA withdrawal

The Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC), the Cambodia Footwear Association (CFA) and the European Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia (EuroCham) on June 2 requested the European Commission to postpone its withdrawal of the ‘Everything But Arms’ (EBA) preferential trade scheme for 12 months so that the apparel, footwear and travel goods sectors recover.