ASEAN, Canada launch negotiations for Free Trade Agreement

ASEAN, Canada launch negotiations for Free Trade Agreement

The launch of negotiations for an ASEAN-Canada Free Trade Agreement (FTA) was officially announced at the 10th ASEAN Economic Ministers – Canada Consultation on November 17.
Supporting industry firms anticipate high 2021 growth

Supporting industry firms anticipate high 2021 growth

Supporting industry enterprises are witnessing huge opportunities from Vietnam joining free trade agreements and more capital flowing into the country.
Vietnamese economy accelerates thanks to recovering manufacturing: Asia Perspective

Vietnamese economy accelerates thanks to recovering manufacturing: Asia Perspective

The US independent management consultancy Asia Perspective has published a report on the Vietnamese economy, which highlighted that in the fourth quarter of 2020, Vietnam posted rapid growth thanks to the recovery of manufacturing.
Foreign officials, media highlight signing of RCEP

Foreign officials, media highlight signing of RCEP 1

Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy of Germany Peter Altmaier has welcomed the signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement between 15 signatories in Asia-Pacific.
New initiative designed to boost UK-Vietnam trade

New initiative designed to boost UK-Vietnam trade

The “Vietnam: Ready to Trade” initiative has been launched by KPMG Vietnam in an effort to facilitate business between the UK, Vietnam, and other markets.
Vietnam’s newest corridor to Europe

Vietnam’s newest corridor to Europe

EuroCham co-chairman Nicolas Audier provides in-depth analysis on how the IPA will help protect the benefits of investors from the EU when they do business in Vietnam.
EC pushes for approval of FTA with Vietnam

EC pushes for approval of FTA with Vietnam

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.
European Parliament holds hearing on EU-Vietnam FTA

European Parliament holds hearing on EU-Vietnam FTA

The European Parliament’s Committee on International Trade on Wednesday held an opening hearing on the Free Trade Agreement and the Investment Protection Agreement (IPA) between Vietnam and the European Union.
Agribusiness will bloom with EVFTA’s tariff cuts

Agribusiness will bloom with EVFTA’s tariff cuts

The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement, with its extensive tariff cuts for agri-food products, is prompting foreign companies to enter the Southeast Asian market seeking investment and business opportunities in these products.
European Parliament urges acceleration of signing of EVFTA

European Parliament urges acceleration of signing of EVFTA

Many members of the European Parliament have urged acceleration of the completion of documents and relevant procedures for the signing and ratification of the Free Trade Agreement between Vietnam and the EU (EVFTA).
FTA would allow Euro trade ties to flourish

FTA would allow Euro trade ties to flourish

European Union foreign direct investment in Vietnam is expected to jump if a free trade agreement becomes a reality.