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.
May 29, 2020 | 10:00
The National Assembly has begun scrutinising a plan to adopt the hallmark EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement, marking a milestone in the process of translating the deal into reality.
April 03, 2020 | 08:00
Many countries in the European Union have been hit hard by the disease, especially Italy, Spain, Germany, and France, leading to the bloc closing all external borders for 30 days.
February 18, 2020 | 10:10
The adoption of trade and investment agreements with the European Union offers Vietnam opportunities to attract more investment and increase its exports to EU member states, making the country less dependent on traditional markets.
December 20, 2019 | 11:57
The challenges on market access, circulation of products, and tax in the Vietnamese market are expected to be solved ahead of the European Parliament’s crucial vote for the ratification of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement scheduled for early 2020.
August 01, 2019 | 13:00
The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement has been inked, and is expected to usher in immense opportunities for Vietnam to expand its trade and investment ties with EU member states. Austrian Ambassador to Vietnam Thomas Schuller-Götzburg writes about how the agreement will help the country attract more investment from the EU - including from Austria - and how the deal will help boost bilateral trade.