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The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the Investment Protection Agreement (IPA) are the most ambitious agreements in terms of market access, rules and values that the EU has ever signed with a developing country like Vietnam.

$50 billion: new annual target for Vietnam’s farm produce

New records in export turnover were set by key export items for January, making the annual target of $50 billion worth of farm exports feasible.

Vietnam, EU seek to promote energy partnership

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh hosted a reception for visiting Executive Vice President of the European Commission (EC) Frans Timmermans in Hanoi on February 18.


Trade pact sets up stronger M&A interest from Europe

In strong signals of EU interest in Vietnam over the past few months, a batch of leading companies has signed deals to purchase businesses and expand their merger and acquisition footprint.

Vietnam urged to improve policies for effective implementation of EVFTA

EuroCham is committed to supporting the Vietnamese Government in setting up a sustainable development roadmap to bring better investment opportunities in the future for the business communities of the two sides, he added.


EU enterprises in Vietnam optimistic again

The leadership of European Union enterprises in Vietnam has become more optimistic about Vietnam’s business environment after the social distancing has ended, and commerce and investment have begun the “new normal.”

EVFTA gives fresh impetus to trade and investment co-operation

The Vietnam-EU Trade Forum is expected to take place on October 27 in Hanoi.

One-year EVFTA: major European investors pour billions of dollars into Vietnam

The Government has reported to the National Assembly about the implementation of EVFTA (EU-Vietnam FTA) over the last year.

Efforts made to protect interests of Vietnamese products in EU market

Vietnam has taken various measures in a bid to protect the interest of Vietnamese products and exporters in the EU markets, according to the Trade Remedies Authority of Vietnam under the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).

Firms offered recommendations to boost exports to EU

Europe is a large market for Vietnamese goods, but businesses need to grasp its quality standards and consumption trends so as to fully capitalse on this market, heard an online workshop held on July 7.

Progress made for investment from EU with free trade deal

Driven by the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement, investment from the bloc into Vietnam has moved in a positive direction over the past year, with bright prospects ahead on the back of the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement coming into force.

China tops list for purchasing Vietnamese iron and steel

Vietnam exported a total of 4.88 million tonnes of iron and steel worth US$3.61 billion during the five months of the year, with China emerging as the largest buyer, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

FDI inflows remains spotlight of Vietnam's economy

The government has set up an FDI task force to support multinationals and foreign businesses grasping investment opportunities in Vietnam.

Key export sectors the target of M&As by foreign investors

Several of Vietnam’s key export sectors have become magnets for merger and acquisition (M&As) activities, posing a risk of leading enterprises in those sectors being purchased by foreign investors.

Domestic property market sees recovery: ministry

The Ministry of Construction (MoC) believes the domestic real estate market has overcome the most difficult period due to positive developments in the market as well as the whole economy in the fourth quarter of 2020.

Opportunities forecast for Vietnam’s economy in 2021: experts

Apart from challenges, many opportunities will be offered to the Vietnamese economy in 2021, experts have said.

Vietnam continues to move forward in 2021

Dr Tran Thi Hong Minh, Director of the Central Institute for Economic Management, talks about Vietnam’s potential for economic development in 2021.

Domestic coffee exporters expect a promising year

Vietnam’s coffee exports are expected to have a good start to 2021 after a gloomy year due to the severe impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to industry insiders.

EU firms show optimism about Vietnam’s business climate in 2021

The latest Business Climate Index (BCI) unveiled by the European Chamber of Commerce (EuroCham) in Vietnam on February 3 indicates that EU companies in Vietnam ended 2020 with overall optimistic view about the country's’s business climate.

Newswire aseantoday.com highlights Vietnam’s marked achievements

The newswire aseantoday.com has said amid global and regional crises sparked by COVID-19, natural disasters and geopolitical changes,