Chairman of the People’s Committee of HCMC, Nguyen Thanh Phong (R) and Ambassador of the European Union to Vietnam, Giorgio Aliberti

EU regarded as HCMC’s important partner

HCMC’s government highly appreciated the role of European Union (EU) that is one of the city’s important partners with cooperation projects in the fields of urban management, agriculture, finance, water supply and drainage.
Illustrative photo (Source: VNA)

EVFTA paves way for high-quality FDI flows from Europe to Vietnam

The European Union (EU)-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is expected to trigger high-quality FDI flows from Europe to the Southeast Asian country, Vietnamese Trade Counsellor in Italy Nguyen Duc Thanh has told the Vietnam News Agency (VNA).
Mr. Giorgio Aliberti, the EU’s Ambassador to Vietnam. (Photo: SGGP)

EU, Vietnam cooperate to improve competitiveness

Last year, the strategic partnership and comprehensive cooperation between Vietnam and the EU continued to be strengthened when the two parties signed the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), the first trade deal of the EU with a developing country in the region.
Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh (R) and European Commissioner for Trade  Cecilia Malmström during a meeting in Belgium in 2018 (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam, EU to sign EVFTA on June 30 in Hanoi

The European Council announced on June 25 that it has approved the European Union – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU – Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA), and assigned the EU to sign the deals with Vietnam on June 30 in Hanoi. 
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chairs a meeting to evaluate cooperation with the EU in Hanoi on April 14. (Photo: VNA)

EU – leading strategic partner of Vietnam: PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc laid stress on the significance of bolstering cooperation with the European Union (EU), a leading strategic partner of Vietnam in economy, trade and investment while chairing a meeting to evaluate bilateral collaboration in the past time in Hanoi on April 14.
Illustrative photo (Source: VNA)

EU becomes Vietnam’s top shrimp importer

Vietnam’s shrimp exports to the EU market reached 483.6 million USD in the first eight months of this year, a rise of 30 percent over the same period last year, making the EU the top market of Vietnamese shrimp, the place which was earlier held by Japan.