Footwear sector to improve supply chain to take advantage of EVFTA Business

Footwear sector to improve supply chain to take advantage of EVFTA

Vietnam’s leather and footwear industry should improve its supply chain performance to take advantage of the milestone trade deal that the country has signed with the EU and to recover from the effects of the COVID-19 crisis, speakers said at a recent international footwear conference.
EVFTA hoped to take effect on August 1 Business

EVFTA hoped to take effect on August 1

Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh and EU Trade Commissioner Phil Hogan reached consensus on the point of time for the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) to take effect, during their phone talks on June 8.
SMEs assisted to tap into opportunities from EVFTA Business

SMEs assisted to tap into opportunities from EVFTA

Vietnam’s small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) received updates on the latest information relating to the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) at an online conference held by the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) and the Vietnam Association of Small and Medium Enterprises (VINASME) on June 5.
NA to ratify EVFTA shortly Politics

NA to ratify EVFTA shortly

The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is expected to be ratified by the National Assembly (NA) on May 20, the first day of the 14th NA’s ninth session, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
EU completes procedures for EVFTA to take effect: Official Business

EU completes procedures for EVFTA to take effect: Official

In his recent phone talks with European Commissioner for Trade Phil Hogan, Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh exchanged views on a number of issues related to the European Union – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and bilateral cooperation and trade in the context of the raging COVID-19 pandemic.
Thailand mulls over CPTPP participation World

Thailand mulls over CPTPP participation

Thai cabinet is expected to make a decision by April or May on whether Thailand will join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
Minister: EP’s ratification of EVFTA shows trust on Vietnam Business

Minister: EP’s ratification of EVFTA shows trust on Vietnam

The ratification of the European Union – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU – Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) by the European Parliament (EP) has reflected its high valuation of and trust on Vietnam as a comprehensive and important partner in all areas, not only in Asia but the world also.
European media show positive assessment of EVFTA World

European media show positive assessment of EVFTA

European media continue to publish many articles presenting positive assessment of the recent signing of the free trade and investment protection agreements between the European Union (EU) and Vietnam.
Vietnam, EU to sign EVFTA on June 30 in Hanoi Business

Vietnam, EU to sign EVFTA on June 30 in Hanoi

The European Council announced on June 25 that it has approved the European Union – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU – Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA), and assigned the EU to sign the deals with Vietnam on June 30 in Hanoi.
EU countries wish to enhance cooperation with Vietnam Politics

EU countries wish to enhance cooperation with Vietnam

Members of the European Union (EU) have expressed their wish to promote cooperation with Vietnam, including the earliest possible signing of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Promotion Agreement (EVIPA), EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström has said.