Government drafts action program for EVFTA implementation
08:54 | 18/03/2020 EVFTA
(VEN) - Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh is seeking to focus on three key issues in developing the government’s action program for implementation of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), which will take effect later this year.
EVFTA provides new driving forces for Vietnam-EU partnership
09:15 | 04/02/2020 EVFTA
(VEN) - The signing of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) after years of negotiations marked an important milestone in bilateral commercial, economic and investment links between Vietnam and the European Union. The agreements will help promote the current strong partnership to a new unprecedented height for the benefits of the peoples and economies of Vietnam and the EU once it is fully implemented. Vietnam Economic News’ Nguyen Huong talked with EU Ambassador to Vietnam Giorgio Aliberti on the occasion of the 2020 Lunar New Year.
Vietnam fishing for FTA opportunities, gearing up for challenges
09:01 | 28/11/2019 EVFTA
(VEN) - Vietnam’s agricultural sector is gearing up to prepare for the major changes expected with the entry into force of two unique, new-generation trade agreements - the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and the European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA).
Trade treaty with EU to benefit Vietnam’s agriculture
09:00 | 19/11/2019 EVFTA
(VEN) - The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), signed this past June and due to take effect in 2020, is expected to boost Vietnam’s exports to the EU market. This agreement is considered a great opportunity for Vietnam to promote its agricultural products in discerning markets. European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (EuroCham) Vice Chairman Ywert Visser discussed the issue in an interview with Nguyen Huong of Vietnam Economic News.
Vietnam prepares for ASEAN Chairmanship
09:15 | 07/11/2019 EVFTA
(VEN) - A number of related meetings took place in the framework of the 51st ASEAN Economic Ministers Meeting (AEM 51) in Bangkok from September 3-10. These included the 33rd ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA) Council Meeting, the 22nd ASEAN Economic Ministers-ASEAN Investment Area (AEM-AIA) Council Meeting, consultation meetings between ASEAN and partner countries, the seventh Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Ministerial Meeting, the 11th Mekong-Japan Economic Ministerial Meeting, and the 11th Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam (CLMV) Economic Ministers Meeting.