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In hurrying trade deal with Vietnam, the EU is bypassing its human rights obligations
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.
Livestock may struggle after TPP
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
L’Afrique du Sud souhaite renforcer son commerce avec le Vietnam
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
EU, Vietnam reach deal on free trade
The European Union and Vietnam reached an agreement in principle for a free trade agreement after two and a half years of negotiations
Cambodia may lose EU market share if EU-Vietnam bilateral FTA materializes, say exporters
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.
EU farmers association reacts to likely duty-free rice imports from Vietnam under bilateral FTA
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 firms advised to increase investment in Vietnam to leverage trade pacts
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.
’TPP can hurt India’
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.
Vietnamese firms unenthusiastic about FTA with South Korea
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.
Vietnam signs FTA with EEU: What about Indonesia?
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.
Plan mitigates FTA fallout
The government has decided to earmark 1.7 trillion won ($1.53 billion) over the next 10 years to mitigate damage to local industries from free-trade agreements with China, Vietnam and New Zealand expected to take effect this year.
Gov’t submits bills on ratification of new FTAs with China, Vietnam, New Zealand
The South Korean government said Friday that it has asked the parliament to ratify the country’s bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) with China that was signed earlier in the week, apparently demonstrating its firm resolution to quickly implement what it has called one of the most significant trade deals it has ever signed.
FTAs demand trade rule awareness
The need for businesses to learn the import and export regulations in different markets has only become more important as Viet Nam signs a slew of free trade agreements (FTAs), experts say.
Russian PM approves free trade zone deal between EEU, Vietnam
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has approved a free trade zone agreement between the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) and Vietnam.
VN-South Korea FTA: A chance to develop firms
The Viet Nam - South Korea Free Trade Agreement (FTA) signed on May 5 is expected to bring positive effects to many of the countries’ economic fields.
Vietnamese exporters need to plan for FTA lawsuit liability
New free trade agreements (FTA) will help Vietnamese companies improve access to markets and diminish costs, but they will also require strategies and policies to minimise the probability of trade lawsuits, speakers said at a seminar on global trade late last week in HCM City.
South Korea and Vietnam sign free trade agreement
The FTA with Vietnam is South Korea’s 15th to date, with greater levels of product liberalization than the previous FTA with the ASEAN countries (including Vietnam) that went into effect in June 2007.
EU Commission’s refusal to conduct a human rights impact assessment in the context of trade agreement negotiations constitutes maladministration, says EU Ombudsperson
The EU Ombudsperson has found that the European Commission’s failure to carry out a human rights impact assessment in the negotiations for a trade and investment agreement with Vietnam constitutes "maladministration".
Eurasian Economic Union to sign free trade deal with Vietnam soon — Russian official
The free trade deal between the EEU and Vietnam will help expand Russia’s access to the Vietnamese market and the market of the ASEAN member states, the government says.
Le Vietnam et la R. de Corée paraphent leur accord de libre-échange
La République de Corée et le Vietnam ont paraphé leur accord de libre-échange (ALE), a annoncé dimanche le ministère sud-coréen de l’Industrie, de l’Energie et du Commerce extérieur.