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Local businesses told to upgrade upon entering EU market

Local businesses told to upgrade upon entering EU market

VOV.VN - With the EU representing a meticulous market, there is no room for impatient businesses that show a lack of creativity or have poor-quality goods, meaning that local firms must be proactively innovative with their product quality and strive to meet high standards set on goods and services.

Rice exports to EU remain modest due to limited quota

Rice exports to EU remain modest due to limited quota

VOV.VN - Vietnam witnessed modest earnings from rice exports to the EU market as a result of high import duties and restrictions caused by limited rice quotas provided by the EU, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).

EVFTA expected to help boost Vietnam-Czech trade ties

EVFTA expected to help boost Vietnam-Czech trade ties

The Czech Ministry of Industry and Trade’s website mpo.cz has recently published an article titled “The Vietnamese market is opening up, a free trade agreement can save millions of crowns for Czech companies.”

Enforcing intellectual property rights in EVFTA

Enforcing intellectual property rights in EVFTA

VOV.VN - As the European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) presents a wealth of business opportunities for both sides, local firms are advised to enquire into intellectual property rights (IPRs) in order to penetrate deep into the demanding European market.

EVFTA expected to contribute to EU recovery after coronavirus crisis

EVFTA expected to contribute to EU recovery after coronavirus crisis

The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) strengthens EU economic links with Southeast Asia and will potentially contribute to its recovery after the coronavirus crisis, moderndiplomacy.eu quoted an EU official as saying in a story published on August 3.

Footwear exports in seven months fails to break US$10 billion mark

Footwear exports in seven months fails to break US$10 billion mark

VOV.VN - The opening seven months of the year saw leather and footwear exports only reach turnover of US$9.53 billion, therefore dropping out of the list of top ten export items exceeding US$10 billion which had been recorded during the same period last year, according to an industrial production report released by the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Wood exports to EU anticipated to make breakthroughs

Wood exports to EU anticipated to make breakthroughs

VOV.VN - As the European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) comes into force in August, the country’s timber and wood exports to the EU are projected to enjoy greater breakthroughs due to the launch of preferential tariffs.

PM urges resolve to prevent negative growth

PM urges resolve to prevent negative growth

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on August 2 again called for resolve to perform the dual tasks of containing COVID-19 and preventing negative economic growth, in the context of the pandemic returning in the country with complexity.

Seven-month trade surplus reaches US$6.5 billion

Seven-month trade surplus reaches US$6.5 billion

VOV.VN - July alone saw Vietnam enjoy a trade surplus of estimated US$1 billion, bringing seven-month trade surplus to US$6.5 billion, much higher last year’s figure of US$1.98 billion recorded during the same period, according to the Import-Export Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Experts: EVFTA looks towards sustainable development

Experts: EVFTA looks towards sustainable development

The European Union – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) not only promotes trade and investment growth between Vietnam and the EU but also creates a driving force to boost cooperation in improving growth quality, towards sustainable development, experts said.

Key Vietnamese products to enjoy EVFTA benefits from August 1

Key Vietnamese products to enjoy EVFTA benefits from August 1

VOV.VN -With the European-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) set to come into force on August 1, many of the country's key commodities such as seafood and wood products are anticipated to enjoy numerous incentives from the trade pact, according to insiders.

Portal helps Mekong Delta firms get insights into EVFTA

Portal helps Mekong Delta firms get insights into EVFTA

The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) chapter in the Mekong Delta City of Can Tho (VCCI Can Tho) on July 31 launched a portal which will provide information and advice related to the European Union – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) to businesses in the Mekong Delta region.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Vietnam appoints Honorary Consul in Barcelona

Vietnam appoints Honorary Consul in Barcelona

The Embassy of Vietnam in Spain on July 28 presented a decision to appoint a Spanish national, Pau Guardans Cambo, as Vietnam’s Honorary Consul in Barcelona, in charge of Catalonia and the Northeast of Spain, for the 2020-2023 term.

Government chief, EC President talk trade deal implementation

Government chief, EC President talk trade deal implementation

VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen compared notes on the implementation of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) during their phone talks on July 29.

Administrative reforms crucial to capitalisation of EVFTA: dialogue

Administrative reforms crucial to capitalisation of EVFTA: dialogue

Reforming administrative procedures and improving infrastructure quality are decisive factors in capitalising on the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), heard a dialogue between officials of Ho Chi Minh City and the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (EuroCham) on July 28.