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Japan likely to re-open borders to entrepreneurs from Australia, Vietnam

Japan likely to re-open borders to entrepreneurs from Australia, Vietnam

Japan is considering re-opening its borders to entrepreneurs from selected countries, including Australia and Vietnam, which have low levels of COVID-19 infections, as the nation begins to ease restrictions put in place earlier this year to control the outbreaks, according to Australian Associated Press (AAP).

Post-pandemic business, investment opportunities shared with UK firms

Post-pandemic business, investment opportunities shared with UK firms

Business and investment opportunities in Vietnam after the COVID-19 pandemic were discussed at a video talk held on May 29 by the Foreign Ministry, the Vietnamese Embassy in the UK and Asia House - a UK centre of expertise on trade, investment and public policy in Asia.

EVFTA to help Vietnam develop into a global manufacturing hub

EVFTA to help Vietnam develop into a global manufacturing hub

VOV.VN - The impending European Union - Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is poised to provide fresh impetus to the local economy, especially in the context of the nation making great strides to revive its economic outlook in the period following the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), according to insiders.

New-generation FTAs offer impetus to textile supply chain restructuring

New-generation FTAs offer impetus to textile supply chain restructuring

VOV.VN - With tax incentives given, new-generation Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) Vietnam has signed are expected to open up a wealth of opportunities for the garment and textile industry to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) to develop local supply chains, according to insiders.

WB: EVFTA could lift Vietnam’s exports by 12% by 2030

WB: EVFTA could lift Vietnam’s exports by 12% by 2030

The World Bank (WB) has predicted that the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) could help Vietnam’s GDP and exports grow 2.4% and 12%, respectively, by 2030, the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has reported.

Commitment level of tariffs in new-generation FTAs comes under scrutiny

Commitment level of tariffs in new-generation FTAs comes under scrutiny

VOV.VN - Up to 99% of tariff lines with partner countries are poised to be eliminated over the course of the 10-year roadmap set out in new-generation trade pacts such as the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Decisive reforms needed for Vietnam to get full EVFTA benefits: WB

Decisive reforms needed for Vietnam to get full EVFTA benefits: WB

VOV.VN - Vietnam needs to fill major legal gaps and address key implementation issues to reap the full benefits of the European Union Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) to be ratified by Vietnam’s National Assembly in May, according to a new World Bank report.

Japan appreciative of Vietnam's effective COVID-19 response measures

Japan appreciative of Vietnam's effective COVID-19 response measures

VOV.VN - Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo stated his appreciation for Vietnam's effective coronavirus response measures and its impressive achievements in the COVID-19 fight during his phone talks with his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc on May 4.

Workers could become the biggest beneficiaries of EVFTA

Workers could become the biggest beneficiaries of EVFTA

VOV.VN - The Vietnam - EU Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is expected to have a positive impact on employment and social welfare, with the number of jobs and the wages of workers poised to increase, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).

CPTPP presents challenges and opportunities for local firms

CPTPP presents challenges and opportunities for local firms

VOV.VN - Over one year after coming into effect, the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) has posed both challenges and served to create a wealth of opportunities for domestic businesses, according to insiders.

CPTPP eases pathway for Vietnamese exports to Canada, Mexico

CPTPP eases pathway for Vietnamese exports to Canada, Mexico

VOV.VN - Following the signing of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), Vietnamese firms are keen to utilise the trade pact to make inroads into Canada and Mexico, two members who had yet to sign a bilateral trade agreement with Vietnam.

Businesses keen to remove hurdles amid COVID-19 epidemic

Businesses keen to remove hurdles amid COVID-19 epidemic

VOV.VN - Management agencies have put in place drastic steps in a bid to support businesses as they actively seek out sources of raw materials to be used in production whilst boosting trade promotion activities.

Seafood exports face additional hurdles due to COVID-19

Seafood exports face additional hurdles due to COVID-19

VOV.VN - The export of seafood products is projected to face numerous challenges over the coming year following a sharp decline during the first two months of 2020, largely as a result of the negative impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic.

Wood exports post marked growth amid virus outbreak

Wood exports post marked growth amid virus outbreak

The fallout of the coronavirus outbreak has been felt in many sectors, but not the timber industry as its export revenue in the first two months of 2020 reached US$1.5 billion, up 10.1% year-on-year.