EVFTA opens “big door” for Vietnamese rice to enter EU market Business

EVFTA opens “big door” for Vietnamese rice to enter EU market

With the European Union – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), the EU will completely liberalise trade in broken rice, and will reduce the tax rate to zero percent for Vietnamese rice products after three to five years. This is a great opportunity for Vietnamese rice to compete in the EU market.
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Rural areas grapple to meet environmental criteria

Criteria related to environmental conservation has become the most difficult to achieve among the 19 criteria of the national target programme on building new-style rural areas, with only 26 percent of the communes under the programme currently meeting this requirement