The EU Vietnam free trade deal is a likely big win for European investors in cutting edge sectors such as healthcare, and for Vietnam as an investment hub in the ASEAN region. By Iana Dreyer
Jan Zahradil (CER), rapporteur of the EU-Vietnam FTA in the European Parliament and Chairman of a newly established Friends of Vietnam group of MEPs, shared his views with Borderlex on the free trade agreement which Brussels and Hanoi aim to ink next week. Below, his interview with Iana Dreyer.
With the Transpacific Partnership signed, the EU can ill afford to see its free trade agreement with Vietnam fall through. By Iana Dreyer.
(Updated on 04 Aug 2015 at 19.15) The EU and Vietnam have sealed a far-reaching bilateral free trade agreement that involves substantial reforms for Vietnam to implement but falls short of fully liberalising EU imports of Vietnamese agricultural products and imposes strict fabric sourcing rules for its textiles exporters. ID
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 …
The EU Commission announced that advances were made on a chapter on sustainable development in a planned free trade deal with Vietnam. In a statement, the body in charge of negotiating the agreement for Europe said: “The chapter on Trade and Sustainable Development contains robust provisions, including: commitments to the …
At a hearing with the European parliament yesterday, Cecilia Malmström explained what will be her next moves.