August 23, 2023 | 16:00
Businesses from the European Union are pinning high hopes on regulatory advances, such as with visa exemptions, so that they can unlock wide-ranging benefits through investment in Vietnam.
August 23, 2023 | 13:00
Gabor Fluit, chairman of the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (EuroCham), discussed with VIR’s Tung Anh how important the expanded visa exemption is to its tourism industry and economic development.
August 08, 2023 | 09:00
The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement, which came into being in August 2020, committed to creating vast opportunities for Vietnamese businesses to access the EU market and promote the export of goods.
March 31, 2023 | 08:00
Vietnam is working with France on new plans to expand bilateral investment cooperation, with the latter to soon adopt the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement, which will help facilitate investment flows.
November 07, 2022 | 16:27
The Green Economy Forum and Exhibition is expected to look at sustainable solutions in Vietnam to support the country in its net-zero emission path.
January 06, 2022 | 10:07
Trade between Vietnam and the EU rose 14.8 percent in 2021 to 63.6 billion USD despite impacts of COVID-19.
December 13, 2021 | 08:00
Sustainable development is a core principle of the European Union and a priority objective for the EU’s internal and external policies. Alexander Koch, chairman of the Dutch Business Association Vietnam (DBAV), writes about the circular economy among EU businesses and the EU-Vietnam cooperation in the field.
December 09, 2021 | 10:38
Vietnam, together with Ecuador, Germany, and Ghana, co-chaired the Ministerial Conference on Marine Litter and Plastic Pollution at the World Trade Organization in Geneva in September 2021, where the nation committed to continue paying special attention to urgent issues such as marine litter, plastic consumption, and pollution. Meanwhile, several initiatives in Vietnam are already tackling the issue – among them a cooperation project between Vietnam and the European Union.
September 17, 2021 | 08:00
Over one year after the trade agreement between the European Union and Vietnam came into force, the deal’s positive impacts are clearly visible. However, faced with today’s hurdles, both sides are required to work out further solutions on how to profit the most from the historic agreement.
October 03, 2020 | 09:00
The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) officially entered into force in August. From day one, the EVFTA has started to phase out almost 99 per cent of tariff lines and barriers to trade between Vietnam and the EU.
August 04, 2020 | 11:44
Although the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement may greatly benefit businesses from both sides, they must first abide by labour and social standards set out in the deal to reap the various advantages.
June 26, 2020 | 11:00
The forthcoming official entry of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreem ent is set to offer a new horizon of development to Vietnam’s logistics industry.
June 25, 2020 | 10:00
The National Assembly has passed the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement, ushering in a new economic, trade, and investment co-operation outlook for both Vietnam and the EU.
June 19, 2020 | 09:56
Diplomatic notes informing about Vietnam’s ratification of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) were presented to the EU Delegation to Vietnam on June 18.
June 05, 2020 | 10:00
The approval by the Vietnamese National Assembly of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) is a historic achievement. It represents an extraordinary step ahead in the relations between the European Union and Vietnam, and it embodies the most appropriate way to celebrate 30 years of diplomatic relations.