Tag: EVFTA

EU investors proposed to invest 1 Billion dollar in logistic Center in Phu My, Vietnam

Many major investors in Europe propose to pour about $ 1 billion to develop logistics center in Phu My (Ba Ria – Vung Tau). This is the effect from the Free Trade Agreement between Vietnam and the European Union (EVFTA) and will open the opportunity to bring Phu My to the center of the port…

Ambassador Måwe visited Tuoi Tre’s newspaper in Ho Chi Minh City

On 29 October 2020 he Swedish Ambassador Ann Måwe noted another positive journey in Vietnam in her memo that said: I kicked off my business trip to Ho Chi Minh with some productive meetings today. First was a visit to Tuoi Tre newspaper headquarters where I was received by Editor in Chief Le Chu and…

EU Ambassadors discussed EVFTA with the Chairman of the HCMC People’s Committee

On 30 October 2020 the EU Ambassador Giorgio Aliberti and Ambassadors of EU Member States met with Chairman of the HCMC People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong on Thursday in HCMC during a working mission to the city. The two sides discussed areas for cooperation and investment, especially in the context of the EVFTA.

New EU – Vietnam Business Council established

On 22 October 2020 EU – Vietnam Business Council has established In light of the Vietnam-EU Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) which took effect from 1st August 2020, EuroCham and VCCI today agreed to jointly establish the EU-Vietnam Business Council (EVBC). Please read the full story here

Sweden and UNDP hosted ‘Advancing responsible business practices in Vietnam workshop on 21 Oct

On 21 October 2020, the Swedish ambassador H.E. Ann Måwe released the latest work in advancing responsible business practice in Vietnam that said: This morning, I was pleased to join Vice Minister of Justice Nguyen Khanh Ngoc, UNDP Resident Representative in Vietnam Caitlin Wiesen, IKEA Purchasing & Logistics Area Director for South East Asia Mr.…

EuroCham Vietnam co-host a webminar on custom rules and EVFTA

The European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam will co-host a webminar with HCMC Department of Customs on how to apply to the new rules regarding the Euro-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA). The event / webminar will take place on 26 August and 4 September 2020. The invitation said: Join us for these special events to…

Ambassador Kahiluoto attended EuroCham Vietnam’s Annual Whitebook launch

The Finnish ambassador H.E. Kari Kahiluoto, along with important key members joined EuroCham Vietnam’s event at Meliá Hanoi on 30 June 2020 The event,entitled “Administrative Reform: A Key Role in EVFTA Implementation”, was co-organised between EuroCham and the ACAPR, is a launch of its annual Whitebook report at a special dialogue with the Prime Minister’s…

Sweden focuses on Innovation and Sustainability once the EVFTA enters into force 1 August

The Swedish Ambassador to Vietnam H.E. Ann Måwe published on her latest work regarding EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and Sweden motive for the occasion in an interview with VITV,VTC8 and SCTV8, on 27 June 2020. The statement said: “Happy to answer interview with Hong Diep BTV on EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), exchanging Swedish-Vietnam…

EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement will enter into force on 1 August 2020

Vietnam’s Council of Ministers has approved the EU-Vietnam trade and investment agreements. The agreement is set to bring unprecedented benefits for European and Vietnamese companies, consumers and workers, while promoting respect for labour rights, environmental protection and the fight against climate change under the Paris Agreement. The trade agreement will eliminate nearly all customs duties…