EVFTA to help improve Vietnam’s competitiveness: researcher Business

EVFTA to help improve Vietnam’s competitiveness: researcher

The European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), once taking effect, will help increase the competitiveness of Vietnam as well local enterprises and commodities, said Pham Tat Thang, a senior researcher at the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Trade Research Institute.
Domestic supplies important to Vietnamese garment & textile industry Business

Domestic supplies important to Vietnamese garment & textile industry

Vietnam’s textile industry could not take full advantage from the new-generation free trade agreements like the Europe-Vietnam free trade agreement (EVFTA) and the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) if it continues dependence on imported raw and accessories, according to watchers.
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Vietnam urged to expand overseas markets

A leading Vietnamese trade expert suggests that Vietnam seek alternative trading partners to reduce reliance on China market, and revise cross-border trade policy with its neighbour to increase value-added exports, radio The Voice of Vietnam (VOV) reported on July 6.
VN faces onslaught of magnetic storms in 2011 Sci-Tech

VN faces onslaught of magnetic storms in 2011

Vietnam will be hit by between 20-25 magnetic storms with an intensity of 150-200nT (nano-teslsa), a unit of magnetic density, in 2011, say the Institute of Geophysics, part of Vietnam’s Academy of Science and Technology.