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Smorgasbord of opportunities from freshly approved EVFTAicon
FEATURE8 hours ago0

Smorgasbord of opportunities from freshly approved EVFTA

With ratification of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement, the floodgates are expected to open for a new wave of European investment into the Vietnamese market. 

 
Evaluating first year of CPTPP in actionicon

Evaluating first year of CPTPP in action

FEATURE
09/02/2020

The landmark Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership has been in force for more than a year now, influencing the trade activities of member economies. 

Launching a fruitful and bright decadeicon

Launching a fruitful and bright decade

FEATURE
04/02/2020

The year 2020 is expected to bring about both opportunities and challenges for Vietnam to soar higher. 

Vietnam’s exports set to gain momentum from FTAsicon

Vietnam’s exports set to gain momentum from FTAs

BUSINESS
13/01/2020

As an array of new-generation Free Trade Agreements (FTA) start to take effect in early this year, Vietnam’s export commodities can enjoy competitive advantages as a result of the removal of tariff barriers.

State revenue unlikely to fall despite numerous FTAsicon

State revenue unlikely to fall despite numerous FTAs

BUSINESS
15/12/2019

Reduced revenue from cutting taxes on imported goods in accordance with various FTAs Vietnam had signed was unlikely to affect State revenue, said the finance ministry in a conference held on December 12 in Hanoi.

Economic institutional reform still has many shortcomingsicon

Economic institutional reform still has many shortcomings

BUSINESS
14/12/2019

Vietnam has gained certain achievements in completing the market mechanism, and adjusting the corresponding role of the State in the economy.

Vietnam forgoes US$536.83 million tax under FTA commitmentsicon

Vietnam forgoes US$536.83 million tax under FTA commitments

BUSINESS
14/12/2019

The contribution of import duty to customs revenue has been declining over the past few years, from 21.85% in 2017 to 17.4% in 2018 and 16.7% in 2019.

What does a $9 billion trade surplus mean for Vietnam?icon

What does a $9 billion trade surplus mean for Vietnam?

BUSINESS
04/12/2019

The $9 billion trade surplus helps improve the foreign currency supply and consolidate the current account, but the amount is not entirely praiseworthy in the context of trade war.

FTAs encourage food imports, investments in Vietnamicon

FTAs encourage food imports, investments in Vietnam

BUSINESS
02/12/2019

Free trade agreements (FTAs) had created opportunities for food imports and foreign investment in the domestic food industry, according to experts.

Joining so many FTAs makes no sense: experticon

Joining so many FTAs makes no sense: expert

BUSINESS
24/11/2019

Vietnam has signed many free trade agreements (FTAs) since 2010 but its participation in so many FTAs makes no sense, noted Tran Toan Thang from the National Center for Socio-Economic Information and Forecast.

Vietnamese goods enjoy market share in 200 countries worldwideicon

Vietnamese goods enjoy market share in 200 countries worldwide

BUSINESS
11/11/2019

Vietnam’s exports have enjoyed significant expansion in terms of market scale and commodity structure, thereby making an outstanding contribution to the growth of the country’s export turnover.

CPTPP creates opportunities for Vietnam's fine art and handicraft exportsicon

CPTPP creates opportunities for Vietnam's fine art and handicraft exports

BUSINESS
11/11/2019

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership has opened up opportunities for Vietnam’s fine arts and handicraft products to make inroads into the 11 markets that have signed up to the trade pact.

VN steel manufacturers face difficulties as prices drop and inventories riseicon

VN steel manufacturers face difficulties as prices drop and inventories rise

BUSINESS
04/11/2019

According to the Vietnam Steel Association (VSA), in the first nine months of 2019, domestic steel output reached 18.83 million tons, an increase of 6.7 percent compared with the same period last year.

FTAs to help Vietnamese farm produce access new marketsicon

FTAs to help Vietnamese farm produce access new markets

BUSINESS
13/10/2019

Participation in new generation FTAs opens new cooperation opportunities for businesses in Viet Nam’s agricultural sector, but challenges remain.

Vietnam faces challenges in implementing new generation FTAsicon

Vietnam faces challenges in implementing new generation FTAs

BUSINESS
12/10/2019

Labor force quality is still a main obstacle for Vietnam to overcome.

Industrial real estate thrives on FDI increaseicon

Industrial real estate thrives on FDI increase

BUSINESS
04/10/2019

Existing factors in the market, especially strong FDI inflow, all are supporting the prosperity of the industrial real estate market.

Localities fear pollution from textile and garment industryicon

Localities fear pollution from textile and garment industry

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
03/10/2019

Many cities/provinces reject textile and garment projects because of fear of the negative impact on the environment.

Trade deals bring more foreign investment but also challengesicon

Trade deals bring more foreign investment but also challenges

BUSINESS
27/08/2019

With its series of recent free trade agreements, Vietnam is becoming very attractive to foreign businesses, especially in the textile and garment sector.