VOV.VN -Vietnamese aquatic exports raked in US$626 million in June, representing an annual decline of 10% with the drop largely caused by the negative impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
VOV.VN - Production value within the leather and footwear sector is expected to enjoy an annual increase of over 10 per cent with the year’s total turnover likely to reach approximately US$21.5 billion, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Five garment companies based in Van Lam district, the northern province of Hung Yen, signed collective labour agreements with their employees on July 14.
SMEs will be counseled on how to benefit the most from the newly-signed EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement.
Vietnam has become more attractive to foreign investors than ever before as various freshly-inked new-generation free trade deals, including the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA), are expected to facilitate trade and benefit foreign enterprises.
Fifty-five percent of German businesses, when asked, have said they want to increase investment capital in Vietnam, higher than the rate for Southeast Asia (44 percent), according to a survey conducted by the German Industry and Commerce Vietnam (GIC) in April.
The development potential for trade partnership between Vietnam and the EU is bright thanks to abundant opportunities brought by the soon-to-be-signed EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), according to a German expert.
President of the France-Vietnam Friendship Group at the French National Assembly Stephanie Do said the group strongly backs the signing and ratification of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), which she described as a gateway for EU and Vietnam to access each other’s market more easily.
Vietnam’s shrimp exports are expected to grow this year to a value of more than 4 billion USD thanks to free trade agreements, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
Ideas on the possibility of ratifying and applying the International Labour Organisation (ILO)’s Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention (Convention No. 98) in Vietnam were collected a seminar in Ho Chi Minh City on December 5.
Joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) offers Vietnam an opportunity to modernise its labour laws and improve labour quality and productivity, heard a workshop in Ho Chi Minh City on December 4.
Investment chances in Vietnam, especially once the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) takes effect, were introduced to Italian entrepreneurs at a workshop in Rome on November 9.
Vietnamese enterprises are among the world’s most optimistic about international trade prospects and most confident when it comes to succeeding in the current environment, according to an HSBC report.
Vietnam has emerged as a promising market in the hospitality sector among ASEAN-member countries, especially for luxury hotels and resorts, speakers said at a hotel and resort conference held on September 24 in Ho Chi Minh City.
VOV.VN -Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of Hungary Hende Csaba has affirmed that the Hungarian National Assembly supports Vietnam’s all-around cooperation with the European Union (EU).
Vietnam enjoyed a trade surplus of US$3.37 billion in the first two quarters of 2018, the highest level over the last five years.
Trade disputes between EU and Vietnamese enterprises will be handled by an intricate international resolution mechanism once the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement takes effect, giving new hope to EU firms caught in legal limbo in Vietnam.
Domestic businesses recorded a 19.9% rise in their exports over the first half of 2018, higher than the export growth rate among FDI firms of 14.5%, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
Vietnam and the European Union (EU) are likely to sign the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) soon, Daniel Muller, ASEAN Regional Manager for the German Asia-Pacific Business Association, said in an interview granted to Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reporters in Germany.
A Vietnam – France high-level economic dialogue took place in Hanoi on January 24 under the chair of Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen The Phuong and French Minister of State Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne.