VOV.VN - Vietnam- New Zealand relations have grown steadily since they set up diplomatic ties in June 1975 and bilateral economic ties have also progressed after and the ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand free trade agreement was signed in 2010.
Ambassador Le Thi Tuyet Mai, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the UN, the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and other international organisations in Geneva, led a Vietnamese delegation to attend the 43rd session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland on June 15.
Vietnamese Trade Counsellor to Germany Bui Vuong Anh has outlined important notes for domestic enterprises to make the most of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) ratified recently by the Vietnam National Assembly.
Vietnam is now ready for implementing the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA), spokeswoman of the Foreign Ministry Le Thi Thu Hang has said.
Measures to improve FDI attraction, bolster the competitiveness of Vietnamese enterprises, and make the local investment environment more transparent were discussed at a workshop held by State Audit of Vietnam (SAV) in Hanoi on June 9.
Foreign enterprises have applauded Vietnam’s efforts to improve its international trade policies through a close watch on global trends, according to Hironobu Kitagawa, Vice Chairman of the Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO).
VOV.VN - With the Vietnam-EU Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) set to take effect in July after gaining the approval of the National Assembly, the pact is set to open up a wealth of opportunities for local businesses to boost production and exports, although some believe that there are potential risks of trade conflicts occurring.
VOV.VN - Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh and European Commissioner for Trade Phil Hogan compared notes on a range of issues regarding the European Union – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and bilateral cooperation and trade amid the COVID-19 pandemic during their recent phone talks.
VOV.VN - Over one year after coming into effect, the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) has posed both challenges and served to create a wealth of opportunities for domestic businesses, according to insiders.
The European Union – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is like an “expressway” connecting Vietnam and Europe that will speed up trade and investment cooperation between the two sides, said experts.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has imposed provisional anti-dumping measures on some monosodium glutamate (MSG) products from China and Indonesia.
Vietnam plans to develop an early warning system for trade defence by 2025, aiming to promote sustainable exports.
VOV.VN - Vietnam will continue to monitor and assess the impact of the US’s removal of Vietnam from the list of developing countries under US countervailing duty laws, Foreign Ministry Vice Spokesperson Doan Khac Viet said on February 20 in reply to reporters’ questions about Vietnam’s response to the US move.
Vietnam should improve structural reforms and businesses’ competitiveness to efficiently implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), heard a conference held by the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) in Hanoi on February 19.
With ratification of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement, the floodgates are expected to open for a new wave of European investment into the Vietnamese market, especially in services, ICT, finance, transport, and distribution.
VOV.VN - United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet glowingly spoke of the achievements in human rights Vietnam has recently recorded during a February 18 reception for Ambassador Le Thi Tuyet Mai, newly-accredited Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the UN, the WTO and other international organisations in Geneva.
The Government is set to issue a decree on the lists of preferential export tariffs and special preferential import tariffs to implement the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) when the deal comes into force in Vietnam.
The Permanent Representative of Vietnam in Geneva, Ambassador Le Thi Tuyet Mai on February 11 chaired a meeting of the ASEAN Committee in Geneva (ACG) in the World Trade Organisation (WTO), the first in her capacity as the new head of the committee.
Joining new-generation free trade agreements (FTAs) will help Vietnam diversify its economic and trade relations, especially expanding import and export markets, avoiding excessive dependence on a specific region and helping the economy cope better with external fluctuations.
VOV.VN - Both Vietnam and the US share strategic interests in terms of regional issues regarding the East Sea (internationally known as the South China Sea), the Mekong region, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), in addition to co-ordination at ASEAN, APEC, UN, and WTO forums.