FTA with EU expected to boost Thailand’s GDP

FTA with EU expected to boost Thailand’s GDP

A free trade agreement (FTA) with the European Union (EU) is likely to stimulate not only exports but also imports and investment as well, helping to raise Thailand's GDP by 1.63 percent a year, according to a study.

Singapore, EAEU sign free trade deal

Singapore, EAEU sign free trade deal

A free trade agreement (FTA) between Singapore and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) was signed by their leaders in Yerevan, capital of Armenia, on October 1.
Workers at Japanese company, IGM, in District 7 in Ho Chi Minh City. (Photo: SGGP)

Garment, textile industry regains attractiveness

With several free trade agreements having been signed recently, Vietnam has been strongly attracting foreign enterprises, especially in the sector of garment and textile accessories.
Pharmaceutical manufacturing for domestic market. (Photo: SGGP)

Domestic market attracts foreign enterprises

The Ministry of Industry and Trade said that from August 7 to 10 this year, more than 550 food and beverage manufacturing enterprises and 400 medical and pharmaceutical ones from 35 countries will participate in exhibitions to explore investment opportunities in Vietnam.
Illustrative image (Source: VNA)

EVFTA expected to bring US$3.2 billion in benefits to Vietnam: experts

The free trade agreement between Vietnam and the EU (EVFTA) is expected to bring $3.2 billion worth of benefits to Vietnam in 2020, while helping the Southeast Asian nation expand export markets and engage deeper into the global value chain, said experts.

European Parliament urges acceleration of signing of EVFTA

Many members of the European Parliament have urged acceleration of the completion of documents and relevant procedures for the signing and ratification of the Free Trade Agreement between Vietnam and the EU (EVFTA).