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European Parliament holds hearing on EU-Vietnam FTA

European Parliament holds hearing on EU-Vietnam FTA

The European Parliament (EP)'s Committee on International Trade (INTA) on October 10 held an opening hearing on the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and the Investment Protection Agreement (IPA) between Vietnam and the European Union (EU).

European Parliament hears progress of EU-Vietnam FTA talks

European Parliament hears progress of EU-Vietnam FTA talks

The European Parliament (EP) heard reports on the progress of negotiations on the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) in Brussels on February 24 ahead of the final round of negotiations to take place in Vietnam in March 2015.

Vietnam’s trade surplus with the EU widens

Vietnam’s trade surplus with the EU widens

(VOV) - Vietnam’s exports to the European Union (EU) jumped 14.7% on-year to US$27.9 billion, surpassing the United States (US) to make the EU the nation’s second largest trading partner.

No bad effects from EU-Vietnam forest law deal

The Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade/Voluntary Partnerships Agreement (FLEGT/VPA) now under negotiation between Vietnam and the EU will not affect Vietnamese wood exporters and forest owners, according to an official from the Vietnam Administration of Forestry (VAF).

EU, Vietnam kick-start FTA negotiations

EU, Vietnam kick-start FTA negotiations

Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang and European Commissioner for Trade Karel De Gucht officially began the process of negotiating a bilateral Free Trade Agreement (FTA) in Brussels on June 26.