EVFTA to boost Vietnam’s growth in long term: GSO head Business

EVFTA to boost Vietnam’s growth in long term: GSO head

The European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA), scheduled to become effective in July, will help improve Vietnam’s business and investment climate and boost its institutional reform, thus contributing to fostering its growth in a long term, according to an official.
Annual meeting discusses 2020 external work Politics

Annual meeting discusses 2020 external work

An annual meeting among the Foreign Ministry, the Party Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations and the National Assembly’s Committee for External Relations was held in Hanoi on February 28 to review the Party and State’s external work in 2019 and outline orientations for this year.
Trade minister asks for optimising EVFTA commitments Business

Trade minister asks for optimising EVFTA commitments

Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh on February 26 asked relevant departments and agencies to optimise commitments in the European Union – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) which will take effect later this year.
Banking sector to cash in on benefits from EVFTA Business

Banking sector to cash in on benefits from EVFTA

The Vietnamese banking sector, now undergoing drastic restructuring, will have more opportunities to improve its financial capacity as well as learn modern business models and management from their European partners after the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) takes effect, according to insiders.
Pork market suffers from African swine fever Business

Pork market suffers from African swine fever

Vietnam’s domestic pork supplies could fall by 20 to 35 percent this year as a consequence of African swine fever, according to the Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development (IPSARD).
Expert: EVFTA – a lever to lure quality investment Business

Expert: EVFTA – a lever to lure quality investment

The European Union – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) offers chances for Vietnam to boost exports and attract more quality investment, said Dr. Vo Tri Thanh, Director of the Institute for Brand and Competitiveness Strategy.
EVFTA opens investment opportunities for Czech Republic Business

EVFTA opens investment opportunities for Czech Republic

The recent ratification of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) by the European Parliament (EP) is a major success after more than nine years of negotiations, according to David Jarkulisch, an economic diplomat from the Czech Republic.
Shrimp exporters see good year ahead Business

Shrimp exporters see good year ahead

Vietnamese shrimp exporters are hoping for a better year after their shipments fell 5.4 percent year on year to 3.36 billion USD in 2019, according to insiders.
Veggie, fruit exporters seek new markets through EVFTA Business

Veggie, fruit exporters seek new markets through EVFTA

The recent ratification of the European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) by the European Parliament (EP) is expected to help with the market expansion of Vietnamese farm produce, including fruits and vegetables, in the face of the coronavirus outbreak disease (COVID-19), according to insiders.