European Commission issues press release on EVFTA

European Commission issues press release on EVFTA

The European Union (EU) – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) - the most comprehensive trade agreement the EU has signed with a developing country, will take effect from August 1, a press release of the European Commission (EC) stressed.

Gloomy prospects ahead for tuna exports to major markets

Gloomy prospects ahead for tuna exports to major markets

VOV.VN - Vietnam’s tuna exports to major markets such as the US and EU suffered a decline of 20% in the first half of the year due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers.

Apparel sector must solve material problem before EVFTA takes effect

Apparel sector must solve material problem before EVFTA takes effect

VOV.VN - With the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) set to come into force on August 1, it is considered a great opportunity for the Vietnamese textile and apparel industry, despite concerns that the rules of fabric origin will make it tough for local products to enjoy the benefits of the trade deal.

Vietnamese goods face tough road to foreign markets due to trade remedies

Vietnamese goods face tough road to foreign markets due to trade remedies

With an array of free trade agreements (FTAs) inked and coming into force, countries around the world have also increased technical barriers to protect their domestic industries, exposing many Vietnamese businesses to the risk of losing markets if they lack thorough preparations.

Vietnam, New Zealand target US$1.7 billion in trade in 2020

Vietnam, New Zealand target US$1.7 billion in trade in 2020

Trade between Vietnam and New Zealand tripled over the last decade, from US$320 million in 2009 to over US$1 billion in 2018, and the figure is expected to hit US$1.7 billion this year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Hanoi firms to apply e-invoices from late September

Hanoi firms to apply e-invoices from late September

The Hanoi Department of Taxation has worked with software solution providers to support businesses in introducing e-invoices, towards the target that all local companies will switch to e-invoices from late September.

Vietnamese energy market has plenty of room for development

Vietnamese energy market has plenty of room for development

VOV.VN - With national demand for electricity growing by an estimated 10.6% in the 2016 to 2020 period, with further growth of 8.5% expected in the 2021 to 2025 period, and an additional 7% in the 2026 to 2030 period, the country is becoming an attractive market for both domestic and foreign energy investors.

Agricultural businesses trained on EVFTA

Agricultural businesses trained on EVFTA

A training workshop called “Agricultural Production and Trade Companies - Actions to Access the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA)” took place in Hanoi on July 30, gathering together officials from the sector, representatives of relevant organisations, and businesses.

Hanoi committed to sufficient goods supply amid COVID-19

Hanoi committed to sufficient goods supply amid COVID-19

VOV.VN - The Hanoi Department of Industry and Trade in Hanoi has mapped out three scenarios in which to ensure a sufficient supply of goods, totaling VND194 trillion in value, for citizens amid the latest novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

23 commodities see exports reach over US$1 billion each

23 commodities see exports reach over US$1 billion each

VOV.VN - A total of 23 commodities recorded an export value of over US$1 billion during the opening seven months of the year, accounting for 87% of the country’s total export turnover, the General Statistics Office reported.