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EU-MUTRAP project promotes Vietnam’s deeper trade integration

EU-MUTRAP project promotes Vietnam’s deeper trade integration

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.

Cyber law balances security, information freedom

Cyber law balances security, information freedom

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. .

Vietnam, EU seek to accelerate FTA signing

Vietnam, EU seek to accelerate FTA signing

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.

Wood exports set US$8 bil export turnover target

Wood exports set US$8 bil export turnover target

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).

Vice Chair of EP’s Int’l Trade Committee welcomed in Hanoi

Vice Chair of EP’s Int’l Trade Committee welcomed in Hanoi

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, EU move to finalise EVFTA ratification

Vietnam, EU move to finalise EVFTA ratification

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.

Vietnam – EU parliamentary friendship marks in Belgium

Vietnam – EU parliamentary friendship marks in Belgium

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).

President: Vietnam ready to facilitate Poland’s investments

President: Vietnam ready to facilitate Poland’s investments

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.

PM Phuc hopes for continued promotion of Vietnam-Portugal relations

PM Phuc hopes for continued promotion of Vietnam-Portugal relations

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.

EU-Vietnam FTA needs to balance interests: Deputy PM

EU-Vietnam FTA needs to balance interests: Deputy PM

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.

Vietnam seafood mulls action on EU warning

Vietnam seafood mulls action on EU warning

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.

Potential impact of EU-Vietnam FTA

Potential impact of EU-Vietnam FTA

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.

Improving Vietnam’s workforce in implementing FTAs

Improving Vietnam’s workforce in implementing FTAs

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 desirous of boosting stronger ties with Lithuania

Vietnam desirous of boosting stronger ties with Lithuania

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).