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EU set to sign trade and investment agreements with #Vietnam

EU set to sign trade and investment agreements with #Vietnam

| June 26, 2019

The Council of Ministers has approved the EU-Vietnam trade and investment agreements, paving the way for their signature on Sunday 30 June in Hanoi. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said: “I welcome the decision taken today by member states. After Singapore, the agreements with Vietnam are the second to have been concluded between the EU and a Southeast […]

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Commission presents #EUVietnam trade and investment agreements for signature and conclusion

Commission presents #EUVietnam trade and investment agreements for signature and conclusion

| October 18, 2018

The European Commission has adopted the EU-Vietnam trade and investment agreements, paving the way for their signature and conclusion. Through this adoption, the Commission is demonstrating its commitment to putting these agreements in place as soon as possible. The trade agreement will eliminate virtually all tariffs on goods traded between the two sides. The agreement […]

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#HumanRights: Vietnam, Cambodia, El Salvador

#HumanRights: Vietnam, Cambodia, El Salvador

| December 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

MEPs call for the release of Vietnamese blogger Nguyen Van Hoa, the reinstatement of Cambodian opposition lawmakers, and the decriminalization of miscarriage and abortion in El Salvador. Vietnam: release Nguyen Van Hoa The European Parliament calls for the release of Vietnamese blogger Nguyen Van Hoa, sentenced on 27 November to seven years in prison on […]

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#Cryptocurrencies: To use or refuse?

#Cryptocurrencies: To use or refuse?

| December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

On November 29 bitcoin has cracked another record by reaching $11 000 in price. The largest digital currency has risen to a staggering amount of more than 1,000 percent this year. This has increased total cryptocurrencies capitalization to $300 billion, including $161bn bitcoin capitalization. Second largest digital currency Etherium owns another $46bn of the total […]

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#APECVietnam2017 witnesses enhanced influence of China

#APECVietnam2017 witnesses enhanced influence of China

| November 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Chinese President Xi Jinping (pictured) attended the 25th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders’ Meeting in Da Nang, Vietnam, from 10-11 November. China, as the world’s second largest economy and the largest contributor to world economic growth, has received significant attention during the APEC Leaders’ Week. “Whether you like it or not, the global economy […]

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Commission warns #Vietnam over insufficient action to fight #IllegalFishing

Commission warns #Vietnam over insufficient action to fight #IllegalFishing

| October 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

The European Commission is continuing its fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing worldwide by warning Vietnam, with a “yellow card”, about the risk of it being identified as a non-co-operating country. The decision highlights that Vietnam is not doing enough to fight illegal fishing. It identifies shortcomings, such as the lack of an effective […]

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#Freetrade EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement now available online

#Freetrade EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement now available online

| February 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

In line with its transparency commitments, the European Commission has published the text of the Free Trade Agreement between the EU and Vietnam, and shows how the FTA impacts human rights and sustainable development. The European Commission has published the text of the free trade agreement (FTA) between the EU and Vietnam, following the conclusion […]

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