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European Union Vietnam Free Trade Agreement

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).

Deputies agree on significance of CPTPP ratification

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Deputies agree on significance of CPTPP ratification

Deputies in favour of the need to ratify the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) were the majority at the National Assembly (NA) meeting on November 2, agreeing that it is a high-quality, new generation pact.

EVFTA expected to be signed late 2018

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EVFTA expected to be signed late 2018

Bernd Lange, Chairman of the European Parliament’s Committee on International Trade, has said he expects the European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) to be signed at the Asia-Europe Meeting Summit in October or sometime in November this year.

Impact of new-generation FTAs on textile industry discussed

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Impact of new-generation FTAs on textile industry discussed

Vietnamese textiles firms were updated on the potential prospects, advantages, and barriers that are to brought about by the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and the European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) at a workshop in Hanoi on July 18.

Vietnam among top five global textile exporters

Business

Vietnam among top five global textile exporters

Vietnam has made it onto the list of the world’s five biggest textile exporters and producers, with textile and garment export turnover hitting 16 billion USD in the first half of 2018, up more than 14 percent year-on-year.

Vietnamese, Czech legislatures look to boost ties

Politics

Vietnamese, Czech legislatures look to boost ties

Vojtech Filip, Vice Chairman of the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic, has suggested legislative bodies of Vietnam and his country strengthen monitoring activities, aiming at realising cooperation agreements between the two countries.

PM: Vietnam creates more opportunities for European investors

Business

PM: Vietnam creates more opportunities for European investors

Vietnam is working hard to build a constructive and upright government to serve people and businesses, while focusing on completing institutions, improving governance capacity, and bringing more opportunities to all enterprises, including investors from Europe, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.