EVFTA helps buffer economic downturn impact: The Business Times World

EVFTA helps buffer economic downturn impact: The Business Times

Given the COVID-19 epidemic, the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), which entered into force in August 2020, has helped to boost two-way trade and buffer the impact of the economic downturn, according to an article posted on October 13 by The Business Times of Singapore.
Indian official calls for renegotiation of India-ASEAN FTA World

Indian official calls for renegotiation of India-ASEAN FTA

Indian commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal on October 8 called for a renegotiation of the India-ASEAN free trade agreement (FTA) to prevent its misuse by third parties and pushed for a removal of trade and non-tariff barriers that have hurt Indian exports, reported The Economic Times.
ASEAN-EU to resume free trade deal negotiations World

ASEAN-EU to resume free trade deal negotiations

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is set to resume free trade agreement (FTA) talks with the European Union after negotiations were suspended since 2009, the Bangkok Post reported.
National Day celebration held in London Politics

National Day celebration held in London

The Vietnamese Embassy in the UK held a ceremony on September 20 to celebrate the 76th anniversary of the National Day, gathering more than 500 guests from the host country's parliament, ministries, sectors, localities, international organisations in the UK and the Vietnamese community in the country.
Vietnam works to promote trade, investment, agricultural cooperation with EU Business

Vietnam works to promote trade, investment, agricultural cooperation with EU

During the recent Europe trip, National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue and leaders of three ministries conducted many activities to promote trade, investment and agricultural cooperation with European countries and proposed the European Commission (EC) consider removing the “yellow card” on Vietnam's fisheries sector.
Vietnam exploring Russian market Business

Vietnam exploring Russian market

Vietnam has been benefiting from the Vietnam-EAEU FTA since it took effect in 2016, which has ever since created opportunities for Vietnamese exports to the Russia – the largest market in the EAEU.
CAEXPO helps promote ASEAN-China free trade area Business

CAEXPO helps promote ASEAN-China free trade area

The China-ASEAN Expo (CAEXPO), an initiative of China that win support of ASEAN countries, has become an important multilateral cooperative event, contributing to promoting the ASEAN-China free trade area, a Vietnamese official said.
Vietnam's coffee exports to UK drop in H1 Business

Vietnam's coffee exports to UK drop in H1

Vietnam’s coffee exports to the UK market have decreased significantly as its products fail to meet stricter requirements in terms of quality and consumption trends of British people, according to the Agency of Foreign Trade under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Diplomatic sector effectively serves national defence, development: Minister Politics

Diplomatic sector effectively serves national defence, development: Minister

The diplomatic sector has made great contributions to the cause of national defence, construction and development throughout the country’s history over the past more than seven decades, Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son wrote in an article on the occasion of the ministry's 76th founding anniversary (August 28, 1945-2021).
54th founding anniversary of ASEAN: Gold tested in fire ASEAN

54th founding anniversary of ASEAN: Gold tested in fire

Through ups and downs of the world over the past more than five decades, the role and mettle of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have been reinforced and sharpened, making the bloc more completed and become stronger, Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son has stressed in an article on the occasion of the association’s 54th founding anniversary (August 8, 1967-2021).
Firms must try to take advantage of FTAs: experts Business

Firms must try to take advantage of FTAs: experts

Russia is a potential market for Vietnamese exporters of farm produce to tap, experts said, saying enterprises should fully take advantage of the Vietnam- Euroasian Economic Union Free Trade Agreement (VN-EAEU FTA).
RoK, ASEAN to upgrade FTA World

RoK, ASEAN to upgrade FTA

The Republic of Korea’s trade ministry has launched talks with ASEAN to upgrade their free trade agreement (FTA) and further lower trade barriers, as the country seeks to diversify its trade portfolio and expand its presence in Southeast Asia.
Singapore, Pacific Alliance conclude FTA talks World

Singapore, Pacific Alliance conclude FTA talks

Singapore and the Pacific Alliance (PA) have concluded negotiations on a free trade agreement, towards the signing of the deal in late 2021, the Singaporean Ministry of Trade and Industry announced on July 22.