Proposal for ratification of EVIPA submitted to NA Politics

Proposal for ratification of EVIPA submitted to NA

Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh presented a proposal from the State President to the National Assembly (NA) for ratifying the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA), at the ninth session of the 14th NA in Hanoi on May 20.
EVFTA submitted to NA for ratification Politics

EVFTA submitted to NA for ratification

Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh presented the State President’s proposal to the National Assembly for ratifying the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) at the opening sitting of the 14th National Assembly’s ninth session on May 20.
WB advises Vietnam on maximising benefits of EVFTA Business

WB advises Vietnam on maximising benefits of EVFTA

The World Bank (WB) has issued several recommendations to help Vietnam enhance its international integration and capitalise on the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), which is expected to come into effect shortly.
Ministry moves to beef up production, exports Business

Ministry moves to beef up production, exports

Vietnam has boosted exports to new markets over the last couple of months as part of solutions to tackle production and business difficulties and promote overseas shipments amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh has said.
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).
Garment sector focuses on potential markets Business

Garment sector focuses on potential markets

Chairman of the Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (VITAS) Vu Duc Giang has said the sector will focus on new potential markets to achieve an average growth of 6 percent each year during the 2020 – 2025 period.
Rosy signs for exports to major markets Business

Rosy signs for exports to major markets

Vietnam’s export value is expected to rise in the coming months thanks to China’s increase in imports, strong measures taken by the Vietnamese Government, ministries, agencies, and businesses, and the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA).
COVID-19 presents opportunities to attract more FDI Business

COVID-19 presents opportunities to attract more FDI

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a serious impact on Vietnam’s economy but it’s also believed to create the conditions to attract more foreign direct investment (FDI) as there have been signs of a switch in capital flows away from China and to ASEAN member countries.