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Vietnamese products are to face numerous trade defence measures in the future despite the large number of free trade agreements (FTAs) the country has signed, according to trade experts and policymakers.

Decades of benefits becoming clear through expansive RCEP

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership will enable Vietnam to attract more investment than other free trade agreements as many of the country’s largest foreign investors are from the deal’s member economies.

Vietnam to benefit most from RCEP: WB

Vietnam is anticipated to enjoy the highest trade and income gains among members of Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), according to a latest World Bank report.

Automakers warned against underestimating reputation of Chinese cars

Contrary to all predictions, Chinese cars continue to flow into Vietnam and sales have been increasing steadily, despite Covid-19 and the poor reputation of Chinese brands.

New-generation FTAs represent growth drivers for Vietnamese exports in 2022

The effective implementation of new-generation free trade agreements (FTAs) can considered as the driving force behind fulfilling the export target of over US$356 billion set for this year.

Global free trade agreements offer key to burgeoning seafood performance

The economy and the food sector are recovering, especially since both are utilising the advantages of free trade agreements that have opened opportunities and ample room for Vietnam’s seafood exports in 2022.

US-Vietnam trade turnover hits more than US$111 billion in 2021

Trade has become a pillar of the growing bilateral relationship between the two countries.

European nations to embrace EVIPA-backed investments

Vietnam is seeking further approval of the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement by member states of the EU, as the deal will protect the benefits of investors of both sides when performing in their respective territories.

Vietnam remains strong candidate for foreign investment

With a vibrant economic climate, Vietnam remains a strong candidate for investment from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and beyond, according to the Vietnam Briefing newswire.

Textile and garment sector could earn more if it made more local materials

Fabric and input materials remain the weakness of Vietnam’s textile and apparel industry.

FTAs momentum for Vietnam's exports

Since joining the World Trade Organisation 15 years ago, Viet Nam has become a part of 17 FTAs, which are either under negotiation or underway. This has helped create a momentum for the country's exports.


Vietnam, Israel look toward bilateral FTA next year

Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Hong Dien has hailed Israel as a promising market of Vietnam in West Asia.

RCEP to beat drum for further trade

With the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership expected to enter into force early next year, more prospects could open up for Vietnam to woo additional investment and expand its trade with international partners.

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.

Customs sector helps exporters utilise benefits of FTAs

The customs sector will continue to introduce measures to help Vietnamese enterprises fully tap the benefits brought about by FTAs Vietnam has signed with foreign partners, an official from the General Department of Vietnam Customs has said.

Expert: Vietnam’s FTAs driving up exports-imports

Vietnam’s exports and imports rose over 24 percent year-on-year in the first quarter, driven by the country’s free trade agreements (FTAs), an expert has said.

Vietnamese enterprises lose their home market as they focus on land deals

Many enterprises would rather use their capital to buy and sell land than make investments to scale up their production.

FTA - Driving force for growth in 2021

With a number of free trade agreements (FTAs) now signed, Vietnam finds itself in its strongest-ever position on the international trade map.

First batch of Vietnamese rice exported to UK under UKVFTA

The first 60 tonnes of jasmin rice shipped to the UK under the UK-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (UKVFTA) hit the shelves in London on January 26.

List of FTAs joined by Vietnam as of December 2020

List of FTAs joined by Vietnam as of December 2020 in which Vietnam has joined cover most continents. They comprise nearly 60 economies which altogether make up ~90% global GDP.