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Vietnam tops ASEAN countries in exports to Europe: official

Vietnam maintains its leading position among ASEAN in exporting goods to the EU market. It has entered the list of the 30 largest export economies in the world.

EVFTA boots VN agricultural product exports to EU market

The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) which entered into force on August 1, 2020, has opened up opportunities for Vietnamese agro-aquatic products to penetrate the European market, experts have said.

EVFTA a milestone in VN-EU bilateral cooperation

The VN-EU Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) has been a milestone during the 30-year relationship between the Southeast Asian country and the European Union, ushering in a new era of bilateral cooperation and development.

Rules paradox hinders plans for EU exports

Though the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement will remove import tariffs for many export items into the EU, costs for access to this market are set to increase in addition to strict rules of origin.

EVFTA presents tremendous trade, investment advantages

Commitments outlined in the EVFTA on both trade and investment are expected to contribute to attracting European businesses and investors to expand their activities in Vietnam, further promoting trade and investment cooperation.

Vietnamese EU exports benefit from trade deal

Vietnamese exports to the EU in 2022 are expected to touch nearly $48 billion thanks to the strong driving force of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA).

Experts call for review of EVFTA to build on positive results

Since the EVFTA came into effect on August 1, 2020, Vietnam's two-way trade turnover has achieved impressive growth, despite the severe impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, logistics and supply chain crisis, and geopolitical fluctuations.

Four out of 10 Vietnamese businesses benefit from EVFTA: VCCI survey

Four out of every 10 Vietnamese businesses have gained some benefits, including in import-export, from the Vietnam-EU Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), according to a survey of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).

Free Trade Agreements not yet fully understood

The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) officially took effect more than two years ago, and bilateral trade has grown considerably ever since.

Vietnam, Poland capitalize on EVFTA preferences

The implementation of the Vietnam - EU Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) has greatly contributed to raising two-way trade turnover between Vietnam and Poland to over US$1 billion since the beginning of the year.

Chances await, but solutions to difficulties needed to maximise EVFTA

After two years of enforcement, the EU - Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) has generated initial results, but rising inflation in the EU and the euro depreciation are affecting Vietnamese firms, requiring urgent solutions to those difficulties.

The ‘bridge’ between EU and Vietnam: EVFTA

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).