RCEP facilitates trade and harmonization of standards
06:00 | 14/12/2020 EVFTA
(VEN) - While the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) are designed to maximize trade and investment liberalization, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement is the harmonization of standards to facilitate trade in the region. Vietnam Economic News’ Thu Phuong spoke about the recently signed RCEP agreement with Phung Thi Lan Phuong, Head of the Free Trade Agreement Office under the WTO (World Trade Organization) and Integration Center of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).
RCEP: All is well that ends well, but why did it take eight years?
06:00 | 11/12/2020 Vietnam - Asean
(VEN) - The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Agreement comprises 20 chapters with commitments covering goods, services, investment, intellectual property rights, competition, trade remedies, standards, e-commerce and dispute settlement. Many of these chapters were not included in the underlying ASEAN+1 agreements that formed the original core of RCEP. This to some extent explains why it took RCEP negotiators as long as eight years to reach its signing on November 15, 2020.
Vietnamese enterprises contribute to Vietnam-Australia trade
13:35 | 08/12/2020 Cooperation
Vietnamese businesses in Australia have made significant contributions to the growth of Vietnam-Australia trade in 2020, Vietnamese Ambassador to Australia Nguyen Tat Thanh said at a ceremony to review activities of the Vietnamese Entrepreneurs Association in Sydney (VEAS) on December 5.
EVFTA to spur breakthroughs for Vietnam’s digital transformation
13:00 | 03/12/2020 EVFTA
(VEN) - The recently implemented EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), the launch of Vietnam’s national digital transformation program, and the impact of Covid-19 lockdown all promise a surge of unprecedented opportunities for Vietnam’s digital transformation.
Trade deal with Europe expected to promote supply chain formation
06:00 | 02/12/2020 EVFTA
(VEN) - Given the global trade recession, the newly implemented EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is expected to provide great opportunities for Vietnam’s economic growth. To make better use of these opportunities, businesses need to pay attention to developing supply chains.
Vietnam, ASEAN share smart energy ideas for urban development
06:00 | 29/11/2020 Vietnam - Asean
(VEN) - As smart energy plays an important role in urban development, Vietnam plans to develop smarter, cleaner, greener and more sustainable energy resources for its cities, said experts at a recent summit in Hanoi devoted to sharing initiatives, experiences and cooperation between Vietnamese cities and other urban centers in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
HCMC gears up to take advantage of EVFTA
06:00 | 28/11/2020 EVFTA
(VEN) - Ho Chi Minh City will implement a series of programs to improve business competitiveness in order to help local firms take advantage of opportunities provided by free trade agreements, especially the newly implemented EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA).