Besides abolishing tariffs and providing for investor-state dispute settlement, some of Vietnam’s highlights under the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade pact include removing the dreaded economic needs test
Vietnam has tentatively agreed with the United States on a fully enforceable implementation plan to bring its labor regime into compliance with the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
The government has estimated that it will lose around US$77 million of tax revenue annually between 2016 and 2025, when new free trade agreements take effect and eliminate a majority of import duties.
More than 40 South Korean business bodies urged parliament Sunday to quickly approve free trade agreements with China, Vietnam and New Zealand to help prop up Seoul’s slumping exports.
Vietnam has agreed to start talks on a new Taiwan-Vietnam Bilateral Investment Agreement to provide more protection for Taiwanese businessmen investing in the Southeast Asian country.
Les relations entre Hanoi et Washington, ennemis d’hier, entrent dans une nouvelle ère. Au-delà du symbole, l’enjeu est la redéfinition des rapports de forces en Asie-Pacifique, avec la Chine au centre du jeu.
TPP members such as the US, Canada, New Zealand, Japan and Australia will undoubtedly swallow the livestock industry in one big gulp, Nguyen Duc Thanh, director of the Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research says, putting the livelihoods of 10 million Vietnamese family farmers at risk.
Hanoi chicken farmer Nguyen Huu Tuyen blames inexpensive poultry imported from the US for the loss of almost $14,000 this year.
EU negotiators fear China will use Vietnam as a backdoor for cheap textile imports into the EU
The European Union (EU) will remove 85.6% of tariff lines for Vietnam’s goods exports immediately after a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) between the two sides comes into force.
FIDH and the Vietnam Committee on Human Rights said that if finalised without conducting a human-rights impact assessment and without introducing the necessary human rights safeguards, the EU-Vietnam Free trade and investment agreement would be concluded in violation of EU law.
Vietnam’s livestock sector, on which the livelihoods of nearly 10 million people depend, may be negatively affected the most after the Trans-Pacific Partnership comes into being
Durant son séjour en Afrique du Sud, le vice-Premier ministre vietnamien Hoàng Trung Haile et le vice-président sud-africain Cyril Ramaphosa ont discuté du renforcement de leur coopération dans l’économie, le commerce et l’investissement
The European Union and Vietnam reached an agreement in principle for a free trade agreement after two and a half years of negotiations
If the EU-Vietnam trade deal goes through, Cambodia - which currently accounts for 22% of the EU’s rice iumports - will certaily lose market share.
As negations between the European Union and Vietnam regarding the EU-Vietnam Bilateral Free Trade Agreement are in their final stages, the European association of EU farmers unions and cooperatives (Copa-Cogeca) has expressed concern about the future of the EU rice growing sector.
Indian companies should set up shop in Vietnam in order to take advantage of Hanoi’s upcoming trade deals with Europe and the US, the government says.
Financial services company India Nivesh has warned that when the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) comes into effect, India would be negatively impacted to a major extent.
While the government hopes the free trade agreement with South Korea will bring benefits to Vietnam, businesses fear it will bring them more losses than gains.
In its quest for new markets and more opportunities, Vietnam — the rising star of ASEAN — signed a historic free trade agreement (FTA) with the newly established Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) on May 29 in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan.