The European Trade Policy and Investment Support Project (EU-MUTRAP) has helped Vietnam further integrate into the global and regional trading systems while promoting Vietnam-EU trade and investment relations, said Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Hoang Quoc Vuong.
Dr Mai Liem Truc, former deputy minister of Post and Communications, talks to the newspaper Nong Thon Ngay Nay (Countryside Today) about the need to finalise the draft Law on Cyber Security. .
VOV.VN - The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is expected to be signed next year. The two sides are addressing remaining problems to complete the process on schedule in order to boost bilateral trade.
VOV.VN - Vietnam’s wood exports may fetch between US$7.8-US$8 billion this year, far exceeding the set target of US$7.3 -US$7.5 billion, according to the Vietnam Timber and Forest Product Association (Vifores).
VOV.VN - This year’s seafood export turnover is forecast to expand by 6% to US$7.4 billion when compared to last year’s figure, and is set to fulfill its target one month ahead of schedule despite facing a number of notable difficulties.
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue hosted a reception in Hanoi on December 5 for Jan Zahradil, Vice Chair of the Committee on International Trade under the European Parliament (EP) and Chairman of the Friends of Vietnam Group at the EP.
Vietnam and the European Union (EU) are working to finalize legal and language – related issues for the EU-Vietnam free trade agreement (EVFTA) towards the official signing and ratification of the trade deal next year, said Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Quoc Khanh.
European officials and international friends gathered in Brussels, Belgium on November 29 to mark the second anniversary of the Vietnam – EU parliamentary friendship group in the European Parliament (EP) (November 11).
The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), set to be signed next year, will benefit both sides, a workshop heard in Ho Chi Minh City on November 28.
VOV.VN - President Tran Dai Quang affirmed Vietnam’s readiness to encourage and offer optimal conditions for Polish businesses to invest in Vietnam during talks with his Polish counterpart Andrzej Duda in Hanoi on November 28.
VOV.VN - Vietnam and Portugal should continue reinforcing their traditional relationship that began 500 years ago since the first Portuguese came to Vietnam, PM Nguuyen Xuan Phuc said while receiving Secretary of State of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Portugal Teresa Ribeiro in Hanoi on November 23.
The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) needs to balance both sides’ interests and respects the articles that they have agreed on, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue told Ambassador Bruno Angelet, head of the EU Delegation to Vietnam.
The European Union is ready to support Vietnam’s seafood industry, but it has to review its fisheries management and address its shortcomings, the First Counselor of the EU Delegation to Vietnam, Miriam Garcia Ferrer, told a meeting in HCM City on November 9.
President Tran Dai Quang hosted receptions for the newly-accredited ambassadors from Nigeria, Greece and the US in Hanoi on November 6.
The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), which is going to be signed in 2018, will boost Vietnam’s GDP by US$3.2 billion by 2020, US$6.7 billion by 2025, and US$7.2 billion by 2030.
US garment-textile and footwear businesses are seeking their own investment opportunities in Vietnam as their country has withdrawn from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) earlier this year.
Only 21% of Vietnamese workers are provided with training. Meanwhile labour productivity is low. The information was released at a seminar on enhancing the quality of Vietnamese workforce in implementing the Vietnam-EU Free trade agreement held in Hanoi on October 25.
Vietnam hasn’t had any free trade agreements (FTAs) with EU member countries, but with the importance of Vietnam-EU relations, a bilateral new-generation FTA is critical to promoting their economic ties.
VOV.VN - Vietnamese Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh affirmed Vietnam's desire to push up traditional friendship and multi-faceted cooperation with Lithuania during her talks with President Dalia Grybauskaite in Vilnius city on October 23 (local time).
Latvia wants to strengthen multifaceted cooperation with Vietnam, particularly between the two legislatures, Speaker of the Latvian Parliamentary Assembly of Inara Munierce has said.