15th Round of Negotiations - 26 to 29 September 2017 in Hanoi

01/10/2017

From 26 to 29 September 2017, delegations from the EFTA States and Vietnam met in Hanoi for the 15th round of negotiations on a Free Trade Agreement.

Expert working groups convened to continue discussions in the areas of trade in goods, rules of origin, trade in services, investment/establishment, intellectual property rights, trade remedies and legal and institutional issues. Sanitary and phytosanitary measures, technical barriers to trade and government procurement were discussed at the level of Heads of delegation. Detailed follow-ups were agreed to be undertaken by both sides in view of the next round, planned to take place in spring 2018.

Source: WTO Center and Integration