As Vietnam currently has a free trade agreement with the US, Cambodia may benefit from the special economic zone – particularly from the US market.
Pham said of human rights in particular, it would go against the EU’s founding principles to condone the human rights record of Vietnam through the EVFTA.
The adoption of the law" is expected to pave the way for the ratification of several free trade agreements Vietnam has signed, including one with the European Union.
Will this trade deal help improve people’s livelihoods and rights, and offer a brighter future for Vietnamese at home? Or will it make matters worse.
The Eurasian Union is working diligently to sign FTA agreements with interested countries. Such agreements bolster the EAEU’s positions in the regional and global economy.
Vietnamese and international civil society organisations, are writing to urge you to ensure that the European Parliament postpones its consent to the EVFTA and IPA until certain human rights benchmarks are met by the Vietnamese government.
Brazil aims to conclude free trade agreements between Mercosur and Singapore and South Korea by next year, as it also eyes deals with Vietnam and Indonesia.
India has proposed locating computing facilities inside the country if it is meant to protect its essential security interests and national interests at the the ongoing negotiations of the proposed RCEP trade agreement.
ACAT and 47 Vietnamese and international organizations urge members of the European Parliament to delay consideration of the free trade agreement with the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
The new EU-Vietnam free trade agreement (FTA) shows the EU will look past human rights violations to push a trade agenda. But as FTAs with ASEAN states don’t offer the EU the same economic benefits, it’s unlikely the bloc will pen more in the near future.
Vietnam’s full compliance with the EVFTA will require a comprehensive review and amendment of its intellectual property law.
The EU’s deal with Vietnam is considered hypocritical by many Asian nations.
The National Assembly of Vietnam will ratify the recently-signed EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA).
The new EU-Vietnam free trade deal could spark a manufacturing exodus from Thailand to Vietnam. Thailand will likely look to other markets to compensate.
Private sector companies like Bayer are looking forward to further institutional and policy reforms after the EVFTA ratification which can consequently create favourable conditions to promote the business and investment environment.
The European Union and Vietnam on Sunday signed a long-awaited free trade deal that will slash duties on almost all goods, an agreement that pushes back against a rising tide of global protectionism.
Les deux parties ont échangé des solutions pour augmenter la valeur d’échanges commerciaux bilatéraux dans les temps à venir dont la diversification des produits à l’export, la possibilité pour élaborer un accord de libre-échange bilatéral.
A landmark free-trade agreement (FTA) between Vietnam and the EU will open up options for new petrochemical trade flows, but may not lead to a quick shift away from Hanoi’s main export markets in China and southeast Asia.
Behind the smiles and handshakes, the signature of the EU-Vietnam trade and investment deals - being agreed on Tuesday (25 June) and to be signed at the end of this week - have dire consequences for human well-being and our ability to prevent climate and ecological breakdown.
EU and Vietnam formed a Joint Committee for the implementation of the EU-Vietnam Framework Agreement on Comprehensive Partnership and Cooperation (PCA) and held its first meeting in Hanoi on May 10