EVFTA opens door for Vietnamese goods to enter EU market

EVFTA opens door for Vietnamese goods to enter EU market

NDO – The signing of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) last June is expected to help completely eliminate import tariffs on Vietnam's goods and services to the EU after only a short period (seven years). This is the highest level of commitment that a partner has ever offered to Vietnam, which is expected to open the door for Vietnamese goods to enter the EU market. (Jul 05, 2019 17:21:15)


International media highlights EU – Vietnam trade agreement

  Jul 01, 2019 17:41:48
NDO – The EU – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), which was signed in Hanoi on June 30, has caught the interest of foreign news agencies. 

Vietnam boosts confidence to attract EU’s high-quality investment

  Jul 01, 2019 16:30:43
NDO - The signing of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) marks a new step of developing the comprehensive partnership and cooperation between the two sides initiated in 2012. 

Bac Lieu promotes shrimp brand to the world

  Jun 30, 2019 15:49:27
NDO – In order to promote the image and brand of Bac Lieu shrimp products to the world, on June 29, in Ha Long City, Quang Ninh province, Bac Lieu Provincial People's Committee coordinated with the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the People's Committee of Quang Ninh province and Vietnam - Australia Group held a talk show titled "Meet Bac Lieu". 

Credit growth reaches 6.22% in first half of 2019

  Jun 30, 2019 14:41:49
NDO - Vietnam’s credit growth in the first half of 2019 was estimated at 6.22%, higher than the 6.1% growth rate recorded during the same the period of last year. 

Two hydropower plants begin operation in Nghe An

  Jun 29, 2019 17:35:10
NDO – The Ca Nan 1 and Ca Nan 2 hydropower plants, with a total capacity of 23 MW, were put into operation in Ky Son district, the central province of Nghe An on June 28. 

Import-export turnover reaches highest figure in six months

  Jun 29, 2019 11:40:29
NDO – The total import-export turnover in the first six months of 2019 was estimated at US$245.48 billion, the highest ever level among the six-month figures, announced the General Statistics Office of Vietnam (GSO) on June 28. 

Vietnam consumer confidence index rises to record high

  Jun 28, 2019 22:30:20
NDO/VNA – Vietnam surpassed Indonesia to rank third in consumer confidence in the first quarter behind only the Philippines and India, according to the latest Conference Board Global Consumer Confidence Survey conducted in collaboration with global measurement company Nielsen. 

Import-export tariffs slashed under CPTPP

  Jun 28, 2019 22:04:51
NDO/VNA – Tariffs on imported products including fruit and frozen foods from six member countries of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) will be reduced to zero backdated to January 14 this year to 2022. 

Agriculture sector posts 2.39% in first half of 2019

  Jun 28, 2019 18:24:24
NDO/VNA – The agriculture sector posted a year-on-year growth of 2.39% in the first half of 2019, despite facing numerous difficulties like global economic slowdown, unfavourable weather, and the African swine fever. 

January-June GDP picks up 6.76%

  Jun 28, 2019 16:58:26
NDO/VNA – Vietnam’s gross domestic product (GDP) expanded 6.76%, fuelled by stable macro-economy, impressive rice exports, declining unemployment rate, and robust economic production, Director General of the General Statistics Office (GSO) Nguyen Bich Lam said at a press conference on June 28. 

Prime Minister directs making of financial plans for 2021-2025

  Jun 28, 2019 13:11:27
NDO – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has signed Directive No. 17/CT-TTg requesting ministries and branches to evaluate the implementation of financial plans from 2016-2020 and designing financial plans for the next five-year period of 2021-2025. 

Vietnam aims for 6.8% GDP growth in 2020

  Jun 27, 2019 11:55:32
NDO/VNA – Vietnam will strive for a GDP growth of around 6.8% in 2020, according to Directive 16/CT-TTg on the building of socio-economic development plans and State budget estimates for 2020. 

Promoting Vietnamese agricultural products in France

  Jun 26, 2019 13:05:54
NDO – A programme “Promoting Vietnamese agricultural products 2019” was organised at the Rungis International Market in Paris, France, on June 25. 

EU to sign trade and investment agreements with Vietnam on June 30

  Jun 26, 2019 06:26:18
NDO – The European Council of the European Union (EU) on June 25 adopted decisions to sign the EU - Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU - Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA).