EU-Vietnam FTA: India’s labour-intensive export sectors to feel the heat, China may gain

Pandemic-hit Indian exporters, especially in labour-intensive sectors, are expecting their fortune to plummet further, as key competitor Vietnam has clinched a free trade agreement (FTA) with the EU. The pact will raise competition between the Asian rivals for the lucrative EU market in a range of ...

Banikinkar Pattanayak

More efforts needed to enforce EU-Vietnam FTA

The European Union wants to ratify the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement in 2018 and put it into force as soon as possible. This is the main theme of a seminar held in Brussels, Belgium recently.Keep reading ...

Vietnam Plus News Staff

Organisations discuss capacity for improved regional forest governance

The Center for People and Forests in partnership with the Lao Biodiversity Association and the World Wide Fund for Nature have launched a five year project to strengthen capacity in forest governance. Supported by the European Union, the project’s objective is to empower non-state actors ...

Trade officers prepare for Trump era

Amid concern over the impact on Thailand’s export growth of so-called “Trumponomics” under the new US president and the United Kingdom’s Brexit vote, Thai trade officers from 63 posts in 47 countries will attend a meeting in Bangkok on February 22 that has been called ...

EU, French Red Cross provide 1.67b kip to reduce disaster risks

The European Union and French Red Cross donated some 191,900 euro or more than 1.67 billion kip to the Lao Red Cross on January 18 to scale up Community Based Disaster Risk Management and school safety in five villages of Yommalath district, Khammuan province. The Memorandum ...

Agricultural products exported to EU must meet health standards

Farms, market gardens, packaging units and companies that export plants and other agricultural products to the EU are required to register with the relevant authorities. This will enable them to obtain certification from district agriculture and forestry offices, according to a recent announcement by the Ministry ...

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