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A business information portal at https://business.gov.vn and the ASEAN Access portal at https://aseanaccess.com were introduced with the aim of supporting enterprises in accessing market information at a workshop in HCMC on December 8.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) has submitted to the government a report about problems related to implementation of next-generation free trade agreements (FTAs).
The Ministry of Industry and Trade is focusing on improving provinces’ capabilities in helping local businesses take advantage of free trade agreements such as the UKVFTA and EVFTA, including by issuing an FTA Index by the end of 2023.
Vietnam is in dire need of qualified personnel to implement new generation Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), heard a conference.
The free trade agreement (FTA) between Vietnam and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) has made important contributions to two-way trade between Vietnam and members of the union, representatives from the two sides said at a recent meeting.
Just a few months after it came into being, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership has decided to expand its membership, with Vietnam expected to be a big trade beneficiary.
Since its national establishment in September 1945 and the country’s opening doors to the world economy 37 years ago, Vietnam has reaped significant economic bonanzas from a large network of economic links, including free trade agreements.
Vietnam’s exports have gained tens of billions of USD each year from free trade agreements (FTAs) that Vietnam is a signatory, the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) revealed.
Vietnam and Israel will soon complete related procedures to kick-start the implementation of the recently signed free trade agreement (VIFTA) between the two countries.
Experts say the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) is expected to cut interest rates further to rates seen during the pandemic. However, the effectiveness of the cut is unclear.
Some developed countries have installed new technical barriers, such as requirements on clean energy and low-carbon production. These are the ‘new rules of the game’ which has put Vietnam in an unequal race.
While Vietnam will trigger negotiations on an economic cooperation agreement with the United Arab Emirates, it is also seeking a free trade deal with some South American nations in a bid to amplify trade.
Vietnamese and Australian businesses have been advised to maximise incentives of free trade agreement (FTAs) in a bid to increase investment and ramp up economic and trade co-operation moving forward, according to insiders.
Despite impact of geopolitical conflicts and rising inflationary risks in major economies around the world, Vietnam's economy was growing in 2022 thank to drastic measures and flexibility by the Government to the accelerate post-pandemic recovery.