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FTAs: Opportunities and challenges for Vietnamese businesses

FTAs: Opportunities and challenges for Vietnamese businesses

1/11/2017 - 17:41

(VOVworld)-In 2016 Vietnam signed several new bilateral free trade agreements and began to implement some signed FTAs. Government agencies and the business community are gearing up to take full advantage of these deals.

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Special year-end program: Vietnam's international integration achievements

Special year-end program: Vietnam's international integration achievements

12/31/2016 - 17:01

(VOVworld) - Integration connects Vietnamese people with the world community. This has been significant for Vietnam during its 30 years of renewal. Here's a look back at the harsh obstacles Vietnam has faced and the pros and cons of international integration.

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FTA commitments open opportunity for Vietnam

FTA commitments open opportunity for Vietnam

12/1/2016 - 12:42

(VOVworld)-Joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and signing a Vietnam-EU Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) will create an opportunity for Vietnam to bring its intellectual property rules in line with international standards.

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Vietnam, Russia enjoy dynamic comprehensive partnership

Vietnam, Russia enjoy dynamic comprehensive partnership

11/24/2016 - 16:33

(VOVworld) - Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh and Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich agreed that the Vietnam-Russia Comprehensive Strategic Partnership has experienced dynamic development since it was formed in 2012.

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APEC 2017 confirms Vietnam’s stature

APEC 2017 confirms Vietnam’s stature

11/22/2016 - 15:07

(VOVworld) – President Tran Dai Quang has said hosting APEC Year 2017 is a priority in Vietnam’s foreign policy. Mr. Quang told delegates at the just-concluded APEC Summit in Peru that Vietnam will to its best to fulfill this role, contributing to APEC’s development and prosperity. Vietnam, as host of the next APEC Year, faces a golden opportunity for its...

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South Korea, Central America agree on FTA

South Korea, Central America agree on FTA

11/17/2016 - 16:29

(VOVworld) - South Korea and six Central American countries approved a free trade agreement on Wednesday, which will eliminate tariffs on 95% of all exported goods.

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Seafood exports benefit from Vietnam-EAEU FTA

Seafood exports benefit from Vietnam-EAEU FTA

11/6/2016 - 17:13

(VOVworld)- The Vietnam-EAEU Free Trade Agreement took effect as of October, 2016. Under the agreement, nearly 59% of tax lines will be removed or and 41% of taxes will be reduced creating advantages for Vietnamese products to compete in the EAEU market.

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Conference on sustainable growth and prosperity

Conference on sustainable growth and prosperity

11/4/2016 - 16:41

(VOVworld) – Vietnam Summit 2016, an annual conference on economics this year, themed “Smooth Sailing Ahead” was held in Ho Chi Minh City on Thursday by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and The Economist magazine.

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Vietnam wishes to sign FTA with EU

Vietnam wishes to sign FTA with EU

11/4/2016 - 16:38

(VOVworld) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc received EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Phil Hogan in Hanoi on Wednesday.

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PM: Vietnam wants to sign FTA with EU soon

PM: Vietnam wants to sign FTA with EU soon

11/4/2016 - 7:46

(VOVworld)- Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc told European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Phil Hogan that Vietnam wants to sign a free trade agreement (FTA) with the European Union (EU) soon.

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Efforts to save Canada-EU Trade Agreement

Efforts to save Canada-EU Trade Agreement

10/25/2016 - 16:42

(VOVworld)- After 7 years of negotiations, the Canada-EU Trade Agreement is at risk following Belgium’s disapproval. If the agreement is not signed, the EU’s trade will be seriously affected, especially when the organization is dealing with Brexit and stagnant growth. Diplomatic efforts to save the agreement are underway.

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Geographical indication and opportunities to increase exports to EU market

Geographical indication and opportunities to increase exports to EU market

10/18/2016 - 16:15

(VOVworld) - Geographical indication or GI is a sign used on products that have specific geographical origin and possesses qualities due to that origin.

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EU businesses seek opportunities from FTA with Vietnam

EU businesses seek opportunities from FTA with Vietnam

10/14/2016 - 16:53

(VOVworld) - A delegation of 40 EU businesses will visit Vietnam from November 2-4 to seek investment and business opportunities in agriculture and farm trade. Prior to this visit, to be led by EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Phil Hogan, the businesses met with agencies in Brussels on October 13.

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PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc: Vietnam welcomes investment from Switzerland

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc: Vietnam welcomes investment from Switzerland

10/11/2016 - 19:17

(VOVworld) – Vietnam welcomes Swiss businesses to expand their investment in Vietnam, especially in services, finance-banking, insurance, high-tech, manufacturing industries, and pharmaceuticals.

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New prospects for economic and trade relations between Vietnam and EAEU

New prospects for economic and trade relations between Vietnam and EAEU

10/10/2016 - 22:31

(VOvworld) – As from October 5th, the free trade agreement (FTA) between Vietnam and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) has came into force, opening up new development opportunities for the two business communities. The agreement promises to create favorable conditions for both sides to promote their goods and attract investment.

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Vietnam, EU set to implement FTA in early 2018

Vietnam, EU set to implement FTA in early 2018

9/21/2016 - 16:52

(VOVworld) – The European Union and Vietnam are set to implement their bilateral free trade agreement in early 2018. Since signing the agreement in December, 2015, both sides have sped up legal revision process towards its verification.

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EU-Vietnam FTA brings about new opportunities

EU-Vietnam FTA brings about new opportunities

9/15/2016 - 17:24

(VOVworld) – The first-ever conference on the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) was held on Wednesday to introduce the agreement’s benefits to European firms.

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New-generation Free Trade Agreements: opportunities and challenges

New-generation Free Trade Agreements: opportunities and challenges

9/6/2016 - 15:23

(VOVworld) – What are new-generation bilateral free trade agreements? What should be done for domestic enterprises to truly benefit from FTAs? Can Vietnam make the most of preferential tariffs brought about by new-generation FTAs? These are the issues the Vietnamese government, relevant agencies, domestic businesses, and especially overseas representative missions of Vietnam have paid great attention in improving the competitiveness...

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EAEU-Vietnam free trade status begins October

EAEU-Vietnam free trade status begins October

9/4/2016 - 15:44

(VOVworld) - The free trade agreement (FTA) between the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and Vietnam will take effect on October 5. Minister for Trade at the Eurasian Economic Commission Board Veronika Nikishina said this at the 2nd Eastern Economic Forum held in Russia’s Vladivostok. Both sides finished the ratification of the deal and it will come into force after 60...

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Vietnam integrates deeply into the global economy

Vietnam integrates deeply into the global economy

8/27/2016 - 15:10

(VOVworld) - Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue chaired a meeting to review Vietnam’s global economic integration and orientations in the future. Participants agreed that the agreements Vietnam has signed with other nations and international organisations have opened up new and larger markets for economic, trade and investment cooperation.

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