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Tehran, Hanoi mulling over preferential trade agreement
Head of Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization Mehdi Zeighami has said that the Islamic Republic of Iran and Vietnam have expressed hope to reach an agreement on preferential trade.
Vietnam, UAE speed up negotiation for comprehensive economic partnership agreement
Officials from Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) and the UAE Ministry of Economy agreed to speed up the negotiation for a comprehensive economic partnership agreement (CEPA) between the two countries.
Indonesia seeks EU trade deal to compete against Vietnamese footwear
Indonesia wants to secure a trade deal with the European Union (EU) in hopes that Jakarta can compete with fellow ASEAN member Vietnam, particularly on footwear exports, according to a senior minister.
Export opportunities to be optimised in 2024: Minister
Vietnam’s Minister of Industry and Trade, Nguyen Hong Dien, pledges to boost trade promotion and exports in 2024, focusing on optimizing free trade agreements, supporting domestic firms, and emphasizing market information and large-scale events.
Vietnam wants to sign foreign trade deal with Türkiye, says prime minister
Vietnam’s prime minister said that they are willing to sign a foreign trade agreement with Türkiye as relations between the two countries are at their peak.
Ministry reports difficulties in next-generation FTA implementation
Foreign invested enterprises make up the majority of Vietnam’s export turnover of high-revenue products. Meanwhile, Vietnamese enterprises still mostly do outsourcing, and export raw materials or half-finished products.
Vietnam promotes negotiations of FTA with MERCOSUR
Vietnam is taking measures to promote the negotiations of a free trade agreement (FTA) with the Southern Common Market (MERCOSUR), which is expected to be a driving force for Vietnam to tap the Latin American market.
Vietnam interested in trade deal with Mercosur, says Brazil’s Lula
Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said that Vietnam has expressed interest in a trade deal with the Mercosur bloc, adding he will bring the topic up for discussion with those countries.
RCEP states already looking to expand trade participation
At a summit on the deal (RCEP) in Indonesia, a review of its implementation is expected to be conducted, with member states agreeing on new measures to intensify intra-deal trade and investment flows.
Việt Nam, Israel sign free trade agreement
Israel is the first country in West Asia with which Việt Nam has signed a free trade agreement (FTA) and Việt Nam is also the first country in Southeast Asia that Israel has signed an FTA with.
Cambodia, Vietnam sign trade agreement
Cambodia and Vietnam have signed an agreement to promote bilateral trade for 2023-2024, noting that it is an important mechanism that will promote and enhance bilateral cooperation in all sectors.
Ample room remains for Vietnamese exports to Africa
There remains an ample room for Vietnamese exports to Africa, as the country accounts for only 0.6% of the continent’s total import of 600 billion USD per year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade, given opportunities brought about by the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement.
Indonesia, Vietnam aim for $15 billion trade by 2028
Indonesia and Vietnam are aiming for a $15 billion annual bilateral trade by 2028, and both nations are feeling confident about meeting this target as long as the trade barriers ease.
Bangladesh, Vietnam eye FTA to boost economic relations
Bangladesh and Vietnam have agreed to explore possibilities of concluding a bilateral free trade agreement in order to add further substance to the steadily increasing bilateral trade and economic relations between the two regional countries.
UAE and Vietnam begin talks for Cepa deal
The UAE and Vietnam have agreed to start Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement negotiations to strengthen bilateral trade ties as the Emirates pushes ahead with its plans to develop trade and investment relations with partners around the world.
Vietnam, Israel conclude FTA negotiations
Vietnam and Israel announced the conclusion of negotiations for their free trade agreement (FTA), creating a premise for the two countries to sign the deal right this year.
Vietnam promotes negotiations of FTA with Mercosur
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) is taking measures to promote the negotiations of a FTA with the Southern Common Market (Mercosur - including Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, and Paraguay), which is expected to be a driving force for Vietnam to tap the Latin American market.
Civil societies call on European Parliament to pressure Vietnam on human rights
Civil groups urged the European Parliament to step up pressure on Vietnam to improve its dismal human and labor rights records during a review of the implementation of the European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement.
India, Vietnam to begin talks on trade agreement
A joint Indo-Vietnamese working group will be formed in the coming months to examine the feasibility of a trade pact.
Nigeria moves to become gateway to AfCFTA, signs MoU with Vietnam
The Nigerian government, in a bid to boost trade with South East Asia and maximize the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement, has announced plans to make $336 billion exporter Vietnam use Nigeria as a gateway into the African market.