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Official Gazette

Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Tags: international trade
EVFTA makes Vietnam more attractive to EU investors: German media EVFTA makes Vietnam more attractive to EU investors: German media
Foreign investors, especially those from the European Union (EU) would find it more appealing to land investment in Vietnam when the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) takes effect, according to German broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW).
Vietnam to seriously realize commitments in deals with EU: NA leader Vietnam to seriously realize commitments in deals with EU: NA leader
National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan received a delegation of the European Parliament’s Committee on International Trade (INTA) led by its Chairman Bernd Lange in Hanoi on October 30.
Fulfillment of labor commitments under new-generation FTAs Fulfillment of labor commitments under new-generation FTAs
Against the backdrop of increasing globalization, Vietnam has signed dozens of FTAs, of which CPTPP and EVFTA are two new-generation FTAs of special significance. Unlike traditional FTAs, new-generation FTAs also require member states to fulfill non-commercial commitments. This article analyzes the similarities and differences between Vietnam’s law and the labor commitments under EVFTA and CPTPP and puts forth suggestions for the effective implementation of these commitments.
Public procurement rules enacted for CPTPP implementation Public procurement rules enacted for CPTPP implementation
Procurement agencies would have to provide equal treatment for goods, services and contractors from all member states of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) as they do for Vietnamese contractors.
Vietnam treasures values of peace stability: Deputy PM Vietnam treasures values of peace, stability: Deputy PM
Vietnam always treasures and maintains values of peace and stability, said Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh while addressing the 25th International Conference on the Future of Asia in Tokyo, Japan, on May 30.
Official Gazette issues Nos 16-19/2019 available on May 24 2019 Official Gazette issues Nos 16-19/2019, available on May 24, 2019
Vietnam Netherlands issue joint statement Vietnam, Netherlands issue joint statement
Vietnam and the Netherlands have issued a joint statement on the official visit to Vietnam by Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on April 9 at the invitation of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Van Don EZ to grow into economic hub Van Don EZ to grow into economic hub
The Van Don Economic Zone (EZ) in the northern province of Quang Ninh will be developed into a dynamic economic hub with a focus on tourism development and production of high-quality products and services and an international trade center for the region.
Foreign currency lending extended into 2019 Foreign currency lending extended into 2019
The State Bank of Vietnam has recently issued a circular to allow credit institutions and foreign bank branches to extend loans in foreign currencies to some borrowers in 2019, rather than cutting them off at the end of last year as planned.
Ten outstanding external relations events of Vietnam in 2018 Ten outstanding external relations events of Vietnam in 2018
Vietnam closes the year 2018 with many political, diplomatic and socio-economic events and hallmarks which have drawn special international attention. The following are 10 prominent external relations events selected by the Vietnam News Agency.

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