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Dutch at forefront of new EU investment activities

Dutch at forefront of new EU investment activities

The National Assembly has begun scrutinising a plan to adopt the hallmark EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), marking a milestone in the process of translating the deal into reality.

Post-pandemic business, investment opportunities shared with UK firms

Post-pandemic business, investment opportunities shared with UK firms

Business and investment opportunities in Vietnam after the COVID-19 pandemic were discussed at a video talk held on May 29 by the Foreign Ministry, the Vietnamese Embassy in the UK and Asia House - a UK centre of expertise on trade, investment and public policy in Asia.

New wave of EU investment whipped up by coming FTA

New wave of EU investment whipped up by coming FTA

A new period of EU investment development in Vietnam is right around the corner, as the historic EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is expected to be adopted by the National Assembly early next month.

EVFTA to help Vietnam develop into a global manufacturing hub

EVFTA to help Vietnam develop into a global manufacturing hub

VOV.VN - The impending European Union - Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is poised to provide fresh impetus to the local economy, especially in the context of the nation making great strides to revive its economic outlook in the period following the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), according to insiders.

EVFTA disseminated among businesses

EVFTA disseminated among businesses

The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) said on May 27 it is actively promoting the dissemination of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) among the country’s business community, helping them grasp opportunities and access incentives when the deal is implemented.

New-generation FTAs offer impetus to textile supply chain restructuring

New-generation FTAs offer impetus to textile supply chain restructuring

VOV.VN - With tax incentives given, new-generation Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) Vietnam has signed are expected to open up a wealth of opportunities for the garment and textile industry to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) to develop local supply chains, according to insiders.

Vietnamese shrimp exports expected to pick up in May

Vietnamese shrimp exports expected to pick up in May

VOV.VN - The country’s shrimp exports during April enjoyed an increase of 5.8% to US$244.2 million, boosting the total export turnover during the opening four months of the year by 2.9% on-year to US$872.8 million, whilst shrimp exports are expected to continue their growth into May, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers.

Vietnamese businesses strive to overcome barriers upon joining EVFTA

Vietnamese businesses strive to overcome barriers upon joining EVFTA

VOV.VN- The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) will require Vietnamese businesses to overcome their own barriers in order to fully participate in the trade deal and enjoy its benefits, Nguyen Dinh Cung, former Director of the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM), has stated.

WB: EVFTA could lift Vietnam’s exports by 12% by 2030

WB: EVFTA could lift Vietnam’s exports by 12% by 2030

The World Bank (WB) has predicted that the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) could help Vietnam’s GDP and exports grow 2.4% and 12%, respectively, by 2030, the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has reported.

Commitment level of tariffs in new-generation FTAs comes under scrutiny

Commitment level of tariffs in new-generation FTAs comes under scrutiny

VOV.VN - Up to 99% of tariff lines with partner countries are poised to be eliminated over the course of the 10-year roadmap set out in new-generation trade pacts such as the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Vietnam willing to share COVID-19 experience with Ireland

Vietnam willing to share COVID-19 experience with Ireland

VOV.VN - Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh affirmed Vietnam’s willingness to share experience and coordinate with Ireland to enhance medical capacity in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and offer mutual support in citizen protection.

Japanese daily: EVFTA to lift Vietnam’s post-pandemic growth

Japanese daily: EVFTA to lift Vietnam’s post-pandemic growth

Japanese daily Nihon Keizai ran an article on May 20 saying that the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), to be ratified by Vietnam’s legislature shortly, will benefit not only the two signatories but also businesses from other countries.

Plummeting exports hit hard by COVID-19 impact during first half of May

Plummeting exports hit hard by COVID-19 impact during first half of May

VOV.VN - Vietnam’s exports to foreign markets have suffered a dramatic downturn since April as a result of the negative economic impact caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, after recording positive growth throughout the first quarter of the year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

EVFTA to increase GDP by up to 3.25% during initial five-year period

EVFTA to increase GDP by up to 3.25% during initial five-year period

VOV.VN - The impending Vietnam-EU Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is believed to help boost the nation’s GDP by an average of between 2.18% and 3.25% over the course of its opening five years, followed by between 4.57% and 5.30% over the subsequent five years, and between 7.07% and 7.72% in the third five-year period.

EVFTA expected to provide fresh impetus to national exports

EVFTA expected to provide fresh impetus to national exports

VOV.VN - There is high hope that the Vietnam-EU Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) would offer a boost to export activities, especially among the country’s key industries such as garments and textiles, footwear, along with agricultural and aquatic products once the trade deal officially comes into force.

Law makers set to adopt resolutions on important issues

Law makers set to adopt resolutions on important issues

VOV.VN - The 14th National Assembly (NA) convened for their ninth session in Hanoi on May 20, with the event set to last for 19 days with two phases, during which members will consider and approve resolutions on a range of important issues, including those related to the adoption of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA).

Vietnam, Italy strengthen cooperation on COVID-19 control

Vietnam, Italy strengthen cooperation on COVID-19 control

VOV.VN - Vietnamese and Italian Foreign Ministers held phone talks on May 19, discussing measures to control the COVID-19 epidemic and strengthen bilateral and multilateral cooperation between the two countries.