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Monday, March 30, 2020
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Policies must be in place to tap EVFTA benefits: experts Policies must be in place to tap EVFTA benefits: experts
Policies and regulations must be ready once the Europe-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is approved so Vietnamese enterprises can reap the benefits of the trade pact.
How will the EVFTA contribute to more transparency? How will the EVFTA contribute to more transparency?
This article looks at the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), recently ratified by the EU Parliament, from the angle of transparency. Reviewing the road from WTO’s limited use of measures to improve transparency and reduce bribery in international trade to new generation FTAs, the paper examines headways made in mainstreaming transparency in practically all chapters of the trade agreement.
Building and improving the legal framework on foreign exchange management Building and improving the legal framework on foreign exchange management
In recent years, especially 2019, the world economy witnessed a series of insecurities. While almost all economies show signs of a slowdown, trade tensions among economic giants, especially the US-China trade war, continued to undergo complicated developments. As a result, the global growth rate in 2019 dropped to the lowest level since the 2008-09 financial crisis. Gold prices spiked and crude oil prices strongly fluctuated, giving rise to risks in the international market and consequently, many countries had to loosen their fiscal and monetary policies.
European Parliament ratifies EVFTA EVIPA European Parliament ratifies EVFTA, EVIPA
The European Parliament (EP) on Wednesday ratified the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA).
PM approves national financial inclusion strategy until 2025 PM approves national financial inclusion strategy until 2025
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a national financial inclusion strategy until 2025 with a vision to 2030, targeting at least 80 percent of adults in the country to have bank accounts by 2025.
Vietnam needs to change policy or lose out in Industry 4.0 Vietnam needs to change policy or lose out in Industry 4.0
Vietnam needs a “revolution in its policy-making mind-set” before it can take advantage of the fourth industrial revolution, said Pham Xuan Hoe from the Banking Strategy Institute, at a forum in Hanoi on January 8.
Top 10 events of Vietnam in 2019 selected by VNA Top 10 events of Vietnam in 2019 selected by VNA
The Vietnam News Agency (VNA) has selected the top 10 events that shaped the country in 2019. These include the national public service portal debut, the host of the second US-DPRK Summit, or the non-permanent member of the UN Security Council for the 2020-2021 term, among others.
NA approves the development plan for next year targeting 6.8 percent GDP growth NA approves the development plan for next year, targeting 6.8 percent GDP growth
The 14th National Assembly on November 11 adopted the Resolution on the socio-economic development plan for 2020, striving for 6.8 percent GDP growth rate and higher national competitiveness.
Vietnam makes important contributions to ASEAN economic cooperation: Minister Vietnam makes important contributions to ASEAN economic cooperation: Minister
Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh talks to Vietnam News Agency about ASEAN-Vietnam cooperation and the roles of Vietnam as ASEAN Chairman in 2020.
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc attends ASEAN-RoK CEO Summit PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc attends ASEAN-RoK CEO Summit
The governments of Vietnam and other ASEAN member states always create best conditions for businesses to boost connectivity and promote creativeness to realize their business initiatives in the ASEAN market with a population of 630 million people and total GDP value of nearly USD 3 trillion, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on November 25.

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