German companies increasingly drawn to Vietnam
08:48 | 29/07/2019 MUTRAP Corner
(VEN) - According to the AHK World Business Outlook 2019 released by the Delegate of the German Industry and Commerce in Vietnam (GIC/AHK Vietnam), Vietnam’s participation in a number of free trade agreements such as the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) has attracted German investors to the Vietnamese market. According to the outlook, German companies have high expectations of economic development in the medium term.
Vietnam, Czech Republic seek ways to enhance trade ties
09:05 | 20/07/2019 MUTRAP Corner
Vietnamese Ambassador to the Czech Republic Ho Minh Tuan and President of the Czech Chamber of Commerce (CCC) Vladimír Dlouhý on July 17 discussed measures to boost bilateral cooperation in economics, trade and investment after the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) was signed on June 30.
Italy eyes ambitious EU-ASEAN trade pact
09:53 | 19/07/2019 MUTRAP Corner
(VEN) - Italy’s major policy target in the next five years is to connect the EU and ASEAN in order to achieve a comprehensive trade agreement between the two sides, in which Vietnam plays a very important role, according to Enrico Letta, President of the Italy-ASEAN Association. Letta spoke to the media on the sidelines of the third High-Level Dialogue on Italy-ASEAN Economic Relations in Hanoi recently.
Hopes, challenges of trade pact with Europe
09:51 | 18/07/2019 MUTRAP Corner
(VEN) - The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is a new-generation trade agreement different from others in various contents and market opening commitments. Vietnam Economic News’ Nguyen Huong and Nguyen Hanh recorded the opinions of experts and businesses about the signing of the EVFTA and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA).
Vietnam, EU sign free trade, investment protection agreements
08:38 | 01/07/2019 MUTRAP Corner
The EU – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU – Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) were officially signed in Hanoi on June 30 afternoon, in the witness of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Vietnamese National Assembly and Government leaders, and leaders of the European Union (EU).
European enterprises back early signing of EVFTA
10:29 | 20/06/2019 MUTRAP Corner
Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh on June 18 met with representatives from several European business associations to discuss measures to speed up the signing of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Promotion Agreement (EVIPA) as part of his working visit to the EU and Belgium.