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PM Phuc welcomes Vietnam-Luxembourg cooperation framework agreement

PM Phuc welcomes Vietnam-Luxembourg cooperation framework agreement

VOV.VN -Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hailed the signing of a framework agreement on cooperation between the Vietnamese and Luxembourg government at a reception for Jean Asselborn, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Luxembourg in Hanoi on June 14.

Vietnam targets US$200 bn garment, textile exports by 2035

Vietnam targets US$200 bn garment, textile exports by 2035

VOV.VN - With import tax cuts presented by free trade agreements (FTAs) to which, Vietnam is a member, increasing automation in production and quite favourable factors in the world market, the country’s garment and textile exports are forecast to hit US$200 billion by 2035.

MSMEs need Gov’t support to benefit from FTAs

MSMEs need Gov’t support to benefit from FTAs

Trade facilitation, partnerships and capacity-building activities are needed for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in APEC-member economies so they can take advantage of Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), speakers said at a workshop held on June 7 in HCM City.

Chairman of Party’s economic commission hosts IMF official

Chairman of Party’s economic commission hosts IMF official

Chairman of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Economic Affairs Nguyen Van Binh received a delegation from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) led by division chief in IMF’s Asia-Pacific department Alex Mourmouras in Hanoi on March 29.

Vietnam, EU likely to sign FTA soon

Vietnam, EU likely to sign FTA soon

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.

ASEAN-EU FTA expected to be approved by year-end

ASEAN-EU FTA expected to be approved by year-end

Economic ministers from member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom on March 2 reached consensus on the official ratification of EU-ASEAN Free Trade Agreement (ASEAN-EU FTA) by the end of 2018

Vietnam, Finland foster multifaceted cooperation

Vietnam, Finland foster multifaceted cooperation

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh voiced his hope that Vietnam and Finland will take advantage of their strengths and potential to foster effective bilateral cooperation.

Hong Kong keen to invest in Vietnam infrastructure

Hong Kong keen to invest in Vietnam infrastructure

Hong Kong is keen on investing in infrastructure projects in Vietnam — a blessing given the country’s immense need for infrastructure financing to keep pace with its rapid economic expansion.

Vietnam making headways in fight against IUU fishing

Vietnam making headways in fight against IUU fishing

According to observers, Vietnam has been doing a better job in gradually curbing unreported and unregulated fishing, one of the key factors affecting the adoption of the Vietnam-EU Free Trade Agreement.

Thousands of goods items to enjoy 0% tariff in 2018

Thousands of goods items to enjoy 0% tariff in 2018

Thousands of goods items will enjoy a 0% import tariff in 2018 in line with Vietnam’s commitments on special preferential import duty rates within the framework of 10 free trade agreements (FTA).