Vietnam must improve quality of labour force for EVFTA Business

Vietnam must improve quality of labour force for EVFTA

The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) offers many opportunities to Vietnamese workers and just as many challenges. The country’s labour force must find ways to improve its quality in order to produce products that adhere to stricter standards in European markets, said policymakers and labour experts at a conference in Hanoi on September 17.
Vietnam posts trade surplus with other CPTPP members Business

Vietnam posts trade surplus with other CPTPP members

Vietnam recorded a trade surplus of over 1 billion USD with the 10 other members of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) in the seven months since the deal took effect in the country in January, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Vietnamese, Indian firms discuss trade, investment Business

Vietnamese, Indian firms discuss trade, investment

Trade and investment ties between Vietnam and India are not commensurate with their potential, meaning there is still a lot of room for them to grow, the India-Vietnam Business Forum heard in Ho Chi Minh City on August 21.
Vietnamese businesses urged to join circular economy Business

Vietnamese businesses urged to join circular economy

Vietnamese businesses cannot stand outside the circular economy, especially in the context of global economic integration with commitments on ecological and environmental safety standards through free trade agreements, heard a recent conference on the theme.
EVFTA: Businesses advised to improve product quality Business

EVFTA: Businesses advised to improve product quality

The EU-Vietnam free trade agreement (EVFTA) is expected to bring great opportunities for exporters of Vietnam and the Mekong Delta region in particular. However, insiders have advised Vietnamese firms to improve their products’ quality to overcome barriers in the choosy EU market.
Prompt action needed to take advantage of FTAs Business

Prompt action needed to take advantage of FTAs

Opportunities provided by free trade agreements (FTAs) will only exist on paper if local authorities and enterprises do not take prompt and concrete actions to take advantage, experts said at a meeting in Hanoi on July 10.
Vietnam, Norway seek to boost trade via e-commerce Business

Vietnam, Norway seek to boost trade via e-commerce

Vietnam and Norway hold potential of trading goods via electronic platform, experts said at a seminar held by the Ho Chi Minh City chapter of Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and Trading Foe company on June 28.