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Vietnam, ROK target 100 billion USD trade value

Vietnam, ROK target 100 billion USD trade value

3/21/2017 - 10:02

(VOVworld) - Vietnam is ready to work with the Republic of Korea (RoK) to effectively implement the bilateral free trade agreement (FTA), boosting their trade to 70 billion USD, even 100 billion USD, by 2020.

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EU Vietnam Free Trade Agreement Prospects Whitebook released

EU Vietnam Free Trade Agreement Prospects Whitebook released

3/2/2017 - 19:22

(VOVworld)- The European Chamber of Commerce and the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry have jointly hosted the EU-Vietnam Economic Cooperation Conference “Eurocham Whitebook 2017 Launch and EU-Vietnam FTA Outlook”.

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Vietnam-Korea trade to hit 70 billion USD by 2020

Vietnam-Korea trade to hit 70 billion USD by 2020

1/29/2017 - 16:54

(VOVworld)-Bilateral trade between Vietnam and the Republic of Korea reached 40 billion USD in 2016 and is expected to hit 70 billion USD by 2020 following fruitful implementation of a free trade agreement between the two countries

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US President expects to sign multiple FTAs

US President expects to sign multiple FTAs

1/27/2017 - 16:12

(VOVworld) – US President Donald Trump said he expected to sign multiple bilateral trade agreements instead of multilateral agreement like the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement.

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Wallonia Parliament holds third hearing on EU-Vietnam FTA

Wallonia Parliament holds third hearing on EU-Vietnam FTA

1/21/2017 - 15:37

(VOVworld) - The Parliament of Belgium’s Wallonia region held the third hearing on the European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) on Thursday.

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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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Wednesday March 22, 2017

Wednesday March 22, 2017

(VOVworld) - We are very glad to know that Gerry Neumann has returned to his home in England safe and sound. On his latest email on March 20, Gerry wrote...

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Vietnamese "Ao dai" promoted in South Korea

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(VOVworld) - It’s freezing cold during winter in South Korea. But the harsh weather cannot keep Vietnamese women there from wearing “Ao dai” – the traditional Vietnamese long dress, which...