Rules of origin and non-tariff measures in EVFTA and VKFTA: Matters of interest for businesses
The FTA incorporates investment chapters that provide a range of protections for qualifying EU foreign investors and their investments of a nature usually found in bilateral and multilateral investment treaties.
HA NOI (VNS) — Viet Nam must improve the bidding legal framework to ensure consistence with commitments to the EU – Viet Nam Free Trade Agreement in government procurement, a conference heard.
Leaders of Vietnam’s National Assembly and Government have urged the French legislature to support the early signing the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) to boost trade-investment links between the two countries.
(trade.ec.europa.eu) The European Union and Vietnam today finalised talks for a free trade agreement (FTA), marking the end of the negotiating process.
Vietnamese PM pushes for signing of Vietnam-EU FTA in mid-2015
EU and Vietnam hold twelfth round of FTA talks in Hanoi.
Vietnam and the EU will continue the 12th round of negotiations on the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) on March 24 in Hanoi, which is expected the last session before the negotiations are concluded and the agreement signed.
BRUSSELS (VNS) — Viet Nam is a friendly and reliable partner of the EU and the Free Trade Agreement being negotiated will promote growth for both sides, a senior European Commission official has said.
Chief Negotiator of the EU, Mr. Mauro Petriccione, believes that as Vietnam is the first developing country to be involved in FTA negotiations with the EU, the bloc has taken into consideration the country’s development level and has shown flexibility in the negotiation process.
Ongoing European Union (EU)-Vietnam free trade negotiations are reaching a critical point. Although negotiations have advanced well so far, the most difficult part of the talks still lies ahead of Brussels and Hanoi, a hearing at the EU parliament revealed. Some idea of the likely carve-outs from trade liberalisation in this politically sensitive deal for both parties starts emerging.
The European Parliament (EP) heard reports on the progress of negotiations on the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) in Brussels on February 24 ahead of the final round of negotiations to take place in Vietnam in March 2015.
The EU and Vietnam today completed the eleventh round of negotiations for a Free Trade Agreement (FTA). The talks were held in Brussels, on 19-23 January 2015. Both teams made further progress on all outstanding issues and are working towards a swift conclusion of the negotiations.
The Vietnam-EU Free Trade Agreement (FTA), expected to be signed by October this year, would likely bring “win-win” opportunities of success for both sides’ business circles, according to experts at the business forum held recently in southern Ho Chi Minh (HCM) City.
HA NOI (VNS) — Vietnamese officials, representatives from the European Union (EU) delegation and experts from Singapore, Thailand and the US attended a seminar in Ha Noi yesterday to discuss challenges in the implementation of the Viet Nam-EU Free Trade Agreement (VEFTA).
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