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EU and Vietnam hold eleventh round of FTA talks
The EU and Vietnam completed their eleventh round of negotiations for a Free Trade Agreement as they work towards a swift conclusion of the talks.
Vietnam, Customs Union wrap up FTA talks
Vietnam and the Customs Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan have concluded negotiations on their free trade agreement that covers trade, investment, rules of origin, intellectual property, customs facilitation, sanitary and phytosanitary measures among others.
Vietnam and South Korea complete free trade agreement
South Korea and Vietnam have concluded negotiations for a bilateral free trade agreement that will remove import tariffs on more than 90 percent of all products.
The TPPA and HIV treatment in Vietnam
Only 30% of Vietnam’s eligible HIV patients would have access to ARVs under the US 2014 TPPA proposals, instead of the 68% receiving treatment today.
Vietnam, S.Korea conclude talks for free trade deal
Vietnam and South Korea on Wednesday wrapped up negotiations for a bilateral Free Trade Agreement that seeks to triple bilateral trade turnover to US$70 billion by 2020.
Eurasian Economic Union eyes free trade zone with Asia-Pacific countries — Medvedev
The Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) between Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan may establish a free trade zone with the Asia-Pacific countries, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Thursday.
Vietnam to spend nearly $5bn on meat, animal feed material imports in 2014
Vietnam is forecast to spend as much as US$4.5 billion on imports of animal feed material, plus another $400 million on cattle and poultry meat shipments this year, a trend that will grow under TPP.
S. Korea pushes to strike FTAs with China, Vietnam, New Zealand this year
South Korea said Thursday it will push to conclude free trade agreements (FTA) with China, Vietnam and New Zealand before the year’s end.
S. Korea, Vietnam push to strike free trade deal this year
President Park Geun-hye said Thursday that South Korea and Vietnam agreed to make aggressive efforts to conclude a free trade agreement within this year as the two countries seek to further strengthen their ties.
EU and Vietnam complete ninth round of FTA talks
The EU and Vietnam completed the ninth round of negotiations for a Free Trade Agreement (FTA).
Businesses believe APEC’s free trade agreement will bring few benefits
The proposed APEC free trade agreement (FTAAP) is expected to be on a larger scale than the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement, but many Vietnamese businesses are not enthusiastic about the trade pact.
Russian FTA could kill Vietnam’s steel market
Next week, Vietnamese officials will engage in their seventh round of talks on a pending free trade agreement with the Russia-Belarus-Kazakhstan Customs Union. The Vietnamese steel industry expects to go bankrupt as a result.
Vietnam, EU expect to finish trade pact in October
Vietnam and the European Union are expected to complete negotiations on a free-trade agreement in October, officials said Monday.
Rights group files complaint over EU-Vietnam trade talks
The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) says it has filed a complaint with the European Union over its free trade talks with Vietnam.
EU seeks free-trade agreement with Vietnam
European Union’s top diplomat Catherine Ashton says she hopes the deal could be signed before the end of the year.
Trade talks for first TA with surging ‘Nam on the cards
The possibility of a first ever official trade agreement with one of the most discerning Asian suppliers to Sri Lanka has edged closer to reality.
Vietnam has trouble escaping dependence on China through FTAs
A host of pending trade agreements could help Vietnam reduce its heavy economic reliance on China, but won’t unless the country takes bold and difficult steps toward developing alternative supply chains and aggressively building up a domestic base range of fabric and component part manufacturers, economists said.
Central America fears textile losses of $6bn to TPP
Central America is increasingly nervous about Vietnam’s participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade talks, with some experts claiming its inclusion could bring losses of around $6bn to its bread-winning textiles and apparel sector.
Vietnam hopes to sign free trade agreement with Eurasian Economic Union by yearend
Vietnam hopes to sign a agreement on free trade zone with the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) by the end of this year, Vietnamese Ambassador to Russia Fam Suan Shon told ITAR-TASS on Thursday.
Vietnam’s exports to ASEAN reduce despite free trade agreement
Vietnam’s exports to its ASEAN partners have fallen despite the free trade agreement inked in 2010.