The ASEAN – Hong Kong Free Trade Agreement (FTA) is now in its final stage and is hoped to take effect within 2019, according to Xinhua news agency.
Vietnam’s export turnover is expected to set a new record in 2018, estimated at US$244 billion, up US$30 billion compared to 2017.
VOV.VN - If Vietnamese businesses remain unresponsive to the opportunities presented by Free Trade Agreements, economists argue that the support they receive from the state will become insignificant.
Vietnam should take advantage of the opportunities offered by the US-China trade war but also be aware of the negative consequences, experts said on December 13 at a meeting in HCM City.
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung and a delegation of the Vietnamese Government paid a visit to Norway from October 30 to November 2 at the invitation of the Norwegian Government.
VOV.VN -The cooperation was reviewed at the 21st session of the Vietnam-Russia Intergovernmental Committee for Economic-Commercial and Scientific-Technological Cooperation held in Moscow on October 29 as part of the ongoing visit to Russia by Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung over October 28-31.
The free trade agreement between Vietnam and the EU (EVFTA) is expected to bring US$3.2 billion worth of benefits to Vietnam in 2020, while helping the Southeast Asian nation expand export markets and engage deeper into the global value chain, said experts.
VOV.VN - The US remained the largest export market of Vietnam with a value of US$35.02 billion during the first nine months of this year, a year-on-year rise of 13.2%, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
The National Assembly’s upcoming sixth session will vote on ratifying the resolution and related documents on Vietnam’s joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
VOV.VN - Two years on from signing the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) - Vietnam free trade agreement (EAEU – Vietnam FTA), both sides have made some important achievements, according to participants at a workshop held in Russia on October 19.
The Vietnamese Government and the European Commission (EC) have pledged to carry out the Europe-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the Investment Protection Agreement (IPA) in a timely and effective manner.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has proposed that the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) should take the pioneer role in promoting multilateral cooperation and international order basing on the law as well as responding to global challenges.
The European Commission (EC) on October 17 submitted for approval a free trade agreement (FTA) with Vietnam, the first comprehensive open market deal between the EU and a developing Asian country.
The Prime Ministers of Vietnam and Belgium announced at a joint press conference in Brussels on October 16 that they had agreed to promote cooperation between the two countries in multiple fields.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s tour to Belgium and the European Union (EU) marks important milestones for Vietnam-Belgium relations and the Vietnam-EU Comprehensive Partnership and Cooperation, a diplomat has said.
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).
The business members of the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (EuroCham) are optimistic about the Europe-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA)’s impacts on Vietnamese economy, with nearly 80% predicting a rosy future.
VOV.VN -Vietnam and Belarus will hold a Vietnam-Belarus Business Forum to boost trade exchange towards the US$500 two-way trade target in the future, has said Vladimir Andreichenko, Chairman of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus.
European businesses expressed their support for the signing and ratification of a free trade agreement between the European Union (EU) and Vietnam (EVFTA) at a conference on October 8.
It is Vietnam’s consistent policy to take Russia as one of the most important and reliable partners of Vietnam, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV)’s Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong reiterated during his talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi city on September 6.