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European business stakeholders' confidence in Vietnam's investment environment declined slightly in the second quarter of this year, according to the Business Climate Index (BCI) released by the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (EuroCham).

New pact promotes Vietnam-Europe fashion links

Culture, lifestyle and fashion links between Vietnam and Europe will be promoted under a Memorandum of Understanding signed this week by the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (EuroCham Vietnam) and the Aquafina Vietnam International Week.

Vietnam a bright spot for foreign investors: experts

Vietnam has been chosen among leading destinations in Southeast Asia by Japanese investors, Nakajima Takeo, Chief Representative of the Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO) in Hanoi, has said.

European businesses’ confidence on Vietnam outlook reaches highest since Covid-19 emergence

Vietnam is on the right path to achieving its twin goals of protecting health and promoting economic growth, stated Chairman of the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (EuroCham).

Restoring confidence after a challenging year

The confidence of European business leaders in Vietnam is returning thanks to the government’s response to COVID-19 during 2020, with the focus on embracing the opportunities in a new normal. 

New faces in government procurement

European businesses are preparing to join Vietnamese public procurement on the back of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA). 

EuroCham stresses importance of stimulus packages in Vietnam’s post-pandemic recovery

State financial support for companies hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic, regardless of the level they are yet, and subject to the Government’s consideration in terms of budget range and macroeconomic stability, 

EuroCham proposes Gov’t to cut 50 per cent of registration fee for imported cars

The European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (EuroCham) proposed the Government to apply the 50 percent registration fee reduction to all automotive assembly firms, importers and dealers of new vehicles.


Administrative reforms would help unlock EVFTA's potential: EuroCham

 Administrative procedure reform is the key to unlocking the full potential of the Europe-Viet Nam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), said participants at a conference on Tuesday.


It's matter of time more European investments will come to Vietnam

Representatives of European organizations explained to Hanoitimes what the future holds for Vietnam–EU business cooperation on the sidelines of the “Hanoi 2020 – Investment and Development Cooperation” conference on June 27.

Local enterprises must raise product quality to surmount EU barriers: experts

Experts have suggested Vietnamese enterprises improve product quality standards to overcome barriers imposed by the fastidious yet promising EU market, thus optimising the advantages to be generated from the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA).

EuroCham welcomes ratification of EVFTA and EVIPA

EuroCham welcomes the news that the National Assembly of Vietnam has ratified the European Union–Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and approved the European Union–Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA), 

World-famous resilience keeps up M&A appetite

Although the current pandemic is spreading rapidly in many countries and causing severe damage to the global economy, Vietnam continues to effectively control the situation while ensuring that economic activities are not interrupted.

Chance to boost FDI inflows to Vietnam

With initial success in containing the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and an advantage as a safe investment destination, Vietnam is attracting a shift of foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows.

European enterprises in Vietnam hit hard by COVID-19

The global COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant, negative impact on European business in Vietnam, according to the latest Business Climate Index (BCI) from the European Chamber of Commerce (EuroCham).


Motorbikes get smarter technology

Motorbikes that are equipped with high technology and capable of communicating with people via smartphone are available in Vietnam.

EVFTA opens wide spectrum of healthcare opportunities

Vietnam is growing as a manufacturing location for medical device producers, and exports have been posting consistent growth.

EuroCham decries motorbike ban in Hanoi

The ban on motorbike traffic in the inner-city areas of Hanoi City in 2030 may pose challenges for the residents, the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (EuroCham) said at the recent annual Vietnam Business Forum in Hanoi.

Market issues ironed out for EVFTA

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 EVFTA scheduled for early 2020. 

Identifying opportunities for Vietnamese firms in the context of EU trade deal

The EU-Viet Nam Free Trade Agreement would provide a big impetus to Vietnam's exports to the EU and be key to Vietnamese companies penetrating one of the largest and most lucrative markets in the world.