The European Commission agreed to submit EVFTA to the European Council

Vietnam and the European Union (EU) made another move pushing their free trade agreement and Investment Protection Agreement (IPA) into place, during Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s visit to Europe.

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    Theresa May will urge EU leaders in Brussels on Wednesday to keep the door open to continuing Brexit negotiations, after a two-and-a-half hour cabinet meeting that underscored the challenge of bridging the gap between London and Brussels in the days ahead.

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    MADRID (Kyodo) -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Spanish counterpart Pedro Sanchez agreed Tuesday to boost their countries' economic and security cooperation as this year marks the 150th anniversary of the establishment of bilateral diplomatic ties.

  • PM calls on Austrian businesses to invest in Vietnam

    Vienna (VNA) - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc called on Austrian businesses to invest in a wide range of areas in Vietnam while addressing the Vietnam-Austria Business Forum in Vienna on October 15.

  • Revised TPP should take effect early next year, Japan’s point man says

    Japan’s minister in charge of trade talks said Tuesday that six countries will likely finish the domestic procedures necessary to ratify the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership in November, paving the way for the 11-member free trade pact to take effect early next year.

  • 'Turkey, UK should sign free trade agreement'

    Turkey and the U.K. should sign a free trade agreement (FTA) to protect bilateral trade from the effects of Brexit, said a member of the executive board of the Business Council of the U.K. on Tuesday.