Tag: "fta"

PM lays out tasks for FTA implementation

PM lays out tasks for FTA implementation

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has set facilitating business and export activities as an urgent task to realise free trade agreements (FTAs) Vietnam has signed.

Vietnam-Eurasian Economic Union FTA helps spur economic growth

Vietnam-Eurasian Economic Union FTA helps spur economic growth

VOV.VN - Ambassadors of the Eurasian Economic Union member countries- Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, and Armenia- gathered on October 5 at a press conference in Hanoi marking the first year enforcement of the Vietnam-Eurasian Economic Union Free Trade Agreement (VN-EAEU FTA).

EU becomes Vietnam’s top shrimp importer

EU becomes Vietnam’s top shrimp importer

Vietnam’s shrimp exports to the EU market reached US$483.6 million in the first eight months of this year, a rise of 30% over the same period last year, making the EU the top market of Vietnamese shrimp, the place which was earlier held by Japan.

President welcomes newly-accredited foreign ambassadors

President welcomes newly-accredited foreign ambassadors

President Tran Dai Quang hosted separate receptions on September 26 for the Ambassadors of Israel, Bangladesh, Finland, Austria and Cuba, after the ambassadors presented their credentials before taking office in Vietnam.

Vietnam, Hungary issue joint statement

Vietnam, Hungary issue joint statement

Vietnam and Hungary have issued a joint statement on the occasion of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s official visit to Vietnam from September 24-26.

Foreign capital flows to Vietnam’s pharmacy sector

Foreign capital flows to Vietnam’s pharmacy sector

Attracting foreign capital will allow Vietnamese pharmacy firms improve their competitiveness and develop the national pharmacy industry. However, analysts warn that the market may fall into foreign hands.

Vietnam, EU work to ratify free trade deal

Vietnam, EU work to ratify free trade deal

VOV.VN - The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is under final legal review to be ratified early next year. Both sides are gearing up to settle differences to effectuate the deal whose negotiations concluded in December, 2015.

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.

ASEAN, Hong Kong wind up FTA negotiations

ASEAN, Hong Kong wind up FTA negotiations

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China’s Hong Kong on September 9 announced the conclusion of their negotiations on a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and a related Investment Agreement.

Do free trade agreements really create prosperity in Vietnam?

Do free trade agreements really create prosperity in Vietnam?

VOV.VN - A debate has raged for several decades about the real benefit of free trade agreements and whether they create prosperity for Vietnam, said experts from the Ministry of Industry and Trade at a forum late last month in Hanoi.

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.

More imports from ROK : experts

More imports from ROK : experts

Imports from the Republic of Korea (ROK) have been increasing rapidly since the Vietnam-ROK FTA took effect in late 2015, as Vietnam’s largest trade deficit is now with the ROK, not China.