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EC officially reveals date of EVFTA entering into force

EC officially reveals date of EVFTA entering into force

VOV.VN - A statement made by the European Commission (EC) on June 30 officially announced the European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), signed on June 30, 2019, will officially come into effective as of August 1.

Squid, octopus exports down 21.2%

Squid, octopus exports down 21.2%

Squid and octopus exports fell by 21.2% year-on-year in the first five months of the year to US$192 million as demand was hit by COVID-19, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).

China maintains position as largest Vietnamese import market

China maintains position as largest Vietnamese import market

VOV.VN - Despite the first half of the year seeing Vietnamese export turnover to China only reach a mere US$34.8 billion, equal to a slight fall of 2.2% from the same period last year, the northern neighbour retained its place as the country’s largest import market, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

Cashew export prices suffer drop to low levels

Cashew export prices suffer drop to low levels

VOV.VN - Cashew export prices experienced a downward trajectory during the first 20 days of June, hovering between US$2.4 and US$3.35 per 0.45 kilo, according to figures released by the Import and Export Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

EU to exempt import duties on Vietnamese tuna

EU to exempt import duties on Vietnamese tuna

VOV.VN - In line with the terms of the European Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), the EU will eliminate tariffs on fresh and frozen Vietnamese tuna products once the trade pact comes into effect with a tariff quota of 11,500 tonnes annually for canned tuna.

NA passes resolution relating to EVIPA

NA passes resolution relating to EVIPA

Legislators adopted a resolution recognising and permitting the enforcement of rulings issued by dispute settlement agencies under the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) with 95.3% of votes in favour, during the ongoing ninth session of the 14th National Assembly in Hanoi on June 18.

Tra fish exports to EU see a sharp fall due to COVID-19

Tra fish exports to EU see a sharp fall due to COVID-19

VOV.VN - By mid-May, Vietnamese Tra (Pangasius) exports to the European Union were valued at US$53.4 million, down by nearly 36% compared to the same period last year, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).

Vietnam, EU to further strengthen defence cooperation

Vietnam, EU to further strengthen defence cooperation

Deputy Minister of National Defence Sen. Lt. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh and Chairman of the EU Military Committee Gen. Claudio Graziano looked into Vietnam-EU defence cooperation during their teleconferenced talks on June 11.

EVFTA, EVIPA serve as important steps in international integration strategy

EVFTA, EVIPA serve as important steps in international integration strategy

VOV.VN - The early implementation of the European Union – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) will ultimately contribute to creating long-term stable frameworks that will benefit the prospects of the comprehensive Vietnam-EU co-operation partnership.

Major export industries at a disadvantage amid global economic landscape

Major export industries at a disadvantage amid global economic landscape

VOV.VN - Several of Vietnam's major export sectors such as garments and textiles, footwear, seafood, and fruit and vegetables have been significantly affected by the economic impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, with each of these industries recording a double-digit decline over the opening five months of the year.

EuroCham: EVFTA marks beginning of EU-Vietnam fruitful relations

EuroCham: EVFTA marks beginning of EU-Vietnam fruitful relations

VOV.VN - The ratification of the European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) by the National Assembly signifies the start of a new phase in the relationship between Vietnam and the EU, according to the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (EuroCham).

How to capitalise on EVFTA opportunities amid COVID-19

How to capitalise on EVFTA opportunities amid COVID-19

VOV.VN - With the European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) poised to come into force, many believe that it will present more diversified market opportunities for local businesses, therefore helping them to regain growth momentum following the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Seafood exports reach close to US$3 billion during May

Seafood exports reach close to US$3 billion during May

VOV.VN - The steady recovery of the Chinese and Japan markets has served to boost the total export of aquatic products in May to nearly US$ 3 billion, representing a 6% fall in comparison to the same period last year, according statistics released by the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).

Vietnam hails EU’s role in promoting multilateralism

Vietnam hails EU’s role in promoting multilateralism

VOV.VN - In their respective current capacity as non-permanent members of the UN Security Council (UNSC), both Vietnam and Indonesia have spoken highly of the EU’s leading role in promoting multilateralism during a UNSC teleconference held on May 28.