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Vietnam textiles industry faces localization conundrum

Vietnam needs to up textile localization to extract trade pact gains, but authorities are rejecting proposed factories on environmental grounds.

VCCI, EuroCham to help SMEs extract EVFTA gains

SMEs will be counseled on how to benefit the most from the newly-signed EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement.

Long-awaited EU-Vietnam free trade deal inked in Hanoi

The EVFTA was signed in Hanoi Sunday after nine years of negotiations, opening a new chapter in EU-Vietnam investment and trade ties.
June 30, 2019 | 05:43 pm GMT+7

EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement negotiations: a 9-year timeline

More than 99 percent of tariffs on Vietnamese exports to the EU will be removed after 7 years in force.
June 29, 2019 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

EVFTA opportunity for textile sector to grow by leaps and bounds

Vietnam's textile and garment exports to the EU could rise ten-fold to $40 billion after the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement takes effect. 
June 28, 2019 | 03:12 pm GMT+7

EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement to provide fillip to exports: minister

The EU will eliminate 99.7 percent of tariff lines for Vietnam's exports in seven years after the EVFTA comes into force.
June 26, 2019 | 11:11 am GMT+7

Vietnam to sign free trade pact with EU by end-June: PM

The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement will be signed in Hanoi on June 30, PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc said Tuesday.
June 25, 2019 | 04:16 pm GMT+7

EuroCham pushes for early EU-Vietnam trade pact

The European Chamber of Commerce is pushing for ratification of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement so that it could be signed soon.
March 15, 2019 | 10:46 am GMT+7

Vietnam, Italy seek to strengthen business ties

Vietnamese businesses want to set up a Vietnam - Italy Business Council to bolster exchange of information between companies in the two countries.
December 20, 2018 | 03:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam should not pin hopes on trade war truce: experts

The truce in the U.S.-China trade war will not benefit Vietnam, which should instead focus on consummating trade pacts, experts have opined.
December 12, 2018 | 09:51 am GMT+7

46 pct APEC firms plan higher investments in Vietnam nex year

With 46 percent of APEC firms planning to increase their investments in the country, Vietnam tops the region in business attraction.
November 17, 2018 | 09:05 am GMT+7

EU trade pact can reduce Vietnam’s reliance on China, US

The Vietnam-EU trade pact can diversify export markets and help reduce reliance on China and the U.S., experts say.
October 30, 2018 | 10:03 am GMT+7

Trade turns growth engine for globalizing Vietnam

Vietnam’s trade as a percentage of GDP topped 200 percent last year, highest for any country with over 50 million people.
October 07, 2018 | 11:30 am GMT+7

European businesses repose confidence in Vietnam

European companies’ business sentiment in Vietnam is at the highest level in 18 months, EuroCham’s Business Climate Index shows.
October 04, 2018 | 10:20 am GMT+7

Legal complications remain for foreign investment in Vietnam infrastructure

Improved PPP rules are expected to revitalize infrastructure investment in Vietnam, but legal entanglements continue to be a concern.
September 04, 2018 | 09:52 pm GMT+7
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