Vietnam’s agricultural produce will face strong competition from the US as the Trans-Pacific Partnership requires it to eliminate import tariffs on many US products.
Russian President Vladimir Putin put his signature to ratify the free trade agreement (FTA) between the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and Vietnam on May 1.
Facing deeply entrenched differences and political headwinds, the top negotiators trying to reach a sweeping U.S.-European free trade deal avoided agriculture, public procurement and other thorny issues in talks this week.
The southern city of Tây Ninh is the last point in the Cửu Long (Mekong River) Delta region but from the perspective of ASEAN connectivity the city is the starting point connecting Việt Nam with the Southeast Asia region, said Phan Chánh Dưỡng, lecturer of the Fulbright Economic Teaching Program.
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Cao Duc Phat and US Secretary of Agriculture Thomas J.Vilsack held talks in Hanoi on April 25 to enhance collaboration in agriculture, forestry and seafood between the two countries.