VOV.VN - The spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic has served to rob millions of workers of their income, while numerous businesses throughout the country are struggling for survival or are facing up to the possibility of going bankrupt.
VOV.VN - The first quarter of the year saw the country export 474,000 tonnes of coffee worth US$801 million, a year-on-year decline of 3% in volume and 5.6% in value, according to figures released by the Agro Processing and Market Development Authority (Agrotrade) under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
VOV.VN - China has remained the main buyer of Vietnamese shrimp over the past 5 years, with an average annual growth of 16% and the figure rose to over 55% after a five-year period.
VOV.VN - Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh and European Commissioner for Trade Phil Hogan compared notes on a range of issues regarding the European Union – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and bilateral cooperation and trade amid the COVID-19 pandemic during their recent phone talks.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has urged the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) to speed up the registration of REX codes for producers to facilitate exports to the European Union (EU).
VOV.VN - The Diplomat, a newspaper based in the US, published an article on April 8 which heaps praise of the donation of 550,000 face masks by Vietnam to five European countries in order to support their fight against the (COVID-19) pandemic.
VOV.VN - Since mid-March buyers from the United States and Europe have moved to stop buying, cancel, or delay orders from Vietnamese wood processing and manufacturing enterprises, causing a staggering 80% fall in order numbers.
VOV.VN - Vietnam’s shrimp exports to the United States, Japan, and the Republic of Korea (RoK) have flourished during the first two months of the year despite enduring drops in exports to the European Union and China as a result of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
VOV.VN - The European Union (EU) has requested that all farm produce and aquatic businesses utilise phytosanitary and veterinary electronic certificates when exporting their goods to the European market amid the growing impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic.
Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh said on March 20 that EU and US authorities have yet to limit the import of garment products from Vietnam.
The expected execution of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement in 2020 will create great pressure on Vietnamese logistics businesses, insiders said.
The European Union (EU)’s lockdown of its borders to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic had not yet had a significant impact on goods circulation, an official from the Ministry of Industry and Trade told Vietnam News Agency.
Vietnam Airlines said on March 17 that the national flag carrier is waiting for the outcomes of a meeting between European Union members to make a decision on its flight schedule between Vietnam and Europe.
The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement and Investment Protection Agreement raise many hopes for all of Vietnam’s economic sectors. John Campbell, manager of Industrial Services from Savills Vietnam, assesses the impacts of these new agreements on the Vietnamese industrial sector.
VOV.VN -The European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) will serve as a new driving force to spur on export growth in the context of the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic which has caused plenty of challenges for export businesses.
The European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA), scheduled to become effective in July, will help improve Vietnam’s business and investment climate and boost its institutional reform, thus contributing to fostering its growth in a long term, according to an official.
Although the free trade agreement between the European Union and Vietnam will offer great opportunities for wood investors and exporters, its rules of origin may not provide a big boon to local textile and garment businesses.
VOV.VN - Deputy Minister of Health Do Xuan Tuyen has sent a dispatch to various People's Committees of provinces and cities nationwide, informing them on the requirement to take in medical declaration forms from those who have either arrived directly from or passed through the EU or Cambodia amid the complicated developments of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic.
The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is a new stride in the country’s integration process and also an important solution to achieve growth targets of the industry and trade sector amid adverse developments in the global environment.
VOV.VN - Joining the Vietnam-EU Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is set to create favourable conditions for many of Vietnam’s advantageous items, such as agricultural products, to make inroads into the EU market.