Tag: "free trade agreement"

Vietnam a priority in Algeria’s economic development policies

Vietnam a priority in Algeria’s economic development policies

Vietnam is always a priority in Algeria’s policy of developing economic-trade relations in Southeast Asia, Algerian Minister of Trade Mohamed Benmeradi said while receiving Vietnamese Ambassador to Algeria Pham Quoc Tru and Trade Counselor Hoang Duc Nhuan on November 14.

Trade ties tighten amid leader visits

Trade ties tighten amid leader visits

In a week of international visits, Vietnam has upgraded its ties with Canada to a comprehensive partnership, while further strengthening its relations with Chile, China, and the US.

ASEAN-Russia relations discussed in Moscow

ASEAN-Russia relations discussed in Moscow

A seminar in Moscow on November 10 discussed prospects for cooperation between Russia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the role played by Vietnam in connecting the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and ASEAN.

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.

EP, Vietnam strives for EVFTA ratification in next nine months

EP, Vietnam strives for EVFTA ratification in next nine months

The European Parliament (EP)’s Committee on International Trade (INTA) and the Vietnamese Government have agreed that they have to make concerted efforts for the ratification of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) in the next eight or nine months.

More efforts needed to enforce EU-Vietnam FTA

More efforts needed to enforce EU-Vietnam FTA

The European Union wants to ratify the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement in 2018 and put it into force as soon as possible. This is the main theme of a seminar held in Brussels, Belgium recently.

Superior quality rice yields hope for Vietnamese farmers

Superior quality rice yields hope for Vietnamese farmers

VOV.VN - Experts at a recent conference in Ho Chi Minh City urged Vietnam agriculture to move away from high-yield to superior quality rice varieties to best compete with other rice exporters in the Asian region such as India and Thailand.

Vinatex seeks investment opportunities in Armenia

Vinatex seeks investment opportunities in Armenia

A delegation of the Vietnam National Textile and Garment Group made a fact-finding trip to Armenia in late August to seek partners to develop production projects as Vietnam is the first country to sign a free trade agreement with the Eurasian Economic Union that includes Armenia.

Thailand and Turkey move ahead with FTA negotiation

Thailand and Turkey move ahead with FTA negotiation

Thailand and Turkey are moving ahead with Free Trade Agreement (FTA) negotiations to expand the trade volume between both countries, with the goal of doubling the trade value during the next five years.

Vietnam, RoK enjoy thriving trade

Vietnam, RoK enjoy thriving trade

The Republic of Korea (RoK) surpassed the US to become the second largest trade partner of Vietnam, with two-way trade hitting US$29.1 billion in the first six months of this year.

European SMEs look to rule changes

European SMEs look to rule changes

More European small-and medium-sized enterprises are finding Vietnam a favourable destination for investment in anticipation of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement and a new law supporting small-and medium-sized firms.

Cashew segment banks on higher sales in the EU

Cashew segment banks on higher sales in the EU

VOV.VN - The Vietnam Cashew Association has forecast exports for 2017 to rise 3.4% in volume and 5.6% in value against the figures for 2016 to US$3 billion on the back of higher sales in the European Union for the year.

Vietnam, Israel bolster cooperation on labour

Vietnam, Israel bolster cooperation on labour

VOV.VN -Deputy Minister of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs Doan Mau Diep met on June 2 with Israeli Ambassador to Vietnam Meirav Elon Shahar in Hanoi to discuss cooperation, especially in labor.

Vietnam looks to put rice on Europe’s plate

Vietnam looks to put rice on Europe’s plate

Up to 100,000 tonnes of Vietnamese rice will be shipped to the EU each year tax-free in 2018 following the Vietnam-EU Free Trade Agreement, helping local rice exporters penetrate the market.