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Investors from the EU will have opportunities to own higher stakes in Vietnamese banks than those from other countries under Việt Nam’s commitments in the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA).

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The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) were officially ratified by the European Parliament (EP) on February 12, 2020. This is a significant event, creating a turning point in the integration process of Vietnam, said Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh in an article published on Nhan Dan Newspaper.

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The easy part is behind us. The United States has succeeded in putting the World Trade Organization Appellate Body out of business by depriving it of a quorum. The more challenging task lies ahead – finding a way to revamp the Appellate Body so that the rules of the “rules-based” international trading system can be enforced. Every effort should be made to do so prior to the next WTO ministerial in June.

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EVFTA aims to massively boost trade and investment but does nothing to improve Hanoi’s poor rights record.

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The US-China Phase 1 trade deal slapped huge commitments on China yet did not remove many imposed tariffs and will be challenging to implement amid a coronavirus outbreak, says Bert Hofman.

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Exports to the European Union from developing countries using special tariff preferences under the EU’s Generalised Scheme of Preferences (GSP) reached a new high of €69 billion in 2018. According to the European Commission’s report published every two years on the GSP, released today, exports to the EU from the 71 GSP beneficiary countries increased to almost €184 billion. Nearly €69 billion of these used GSP special preferences.

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China, India, and other countries have lost their “developing countries” status after the Trump Administration updated its Countervailing Duty Law on Feb. 10.

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The ratification of the European Union – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU – Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) by the European Parliament (EP) has reflected its high valuation of and trust on Vietnam as a comprehensive and important partner in all areas, not only in Asia but the world also.

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The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA), which were ratified by the European Parliament (EP) on February 12, offer significant business opportunities for European enterprises, German Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy Peter Altmaier has said.

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The Government is set to issue a decree on the lists of preferential export tariffs and special preferential import tariffs to implement the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) when the deal comes into force in Vietnam.

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