|Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has called for improvements to the business climate and streamlined administrative procedures to facilitate trade and investment between Việt Nam and the European Union (EU).— VNA/VNS Photo Thống Nhất|
HÀ NỘI — Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has called for improvements to the business climate and streamlined administrative procedures to facilitate trade and investment between Việt
Speaking at a meeting to evaluate bilateral collaboration in Hà Nội on Saturday, Phúc pointed out some factors that hinder two-way trade like the “yellow card” issued by the European Commission for Vietnamese seafood.
He stressed the significance of bolstering co-operation with the EU, a leading strategic partner of Việt
Phúc also noted that the EU was the third-biggest trade partner of Việt
The Government leader ordered relevant ministries to closely work with the EU’s bodies to complete the signing and ratification of the Việt Nam-EU free trade agreement (EVFTA) at the end of 2018, creating a breakthrough for economic and trade cooperation between the two sides.
The EVFTA, a new-generation free trade agreement between Việt Nam and the EU’s 28 member states, is a comprehensive and high-quality trade pact that balances benefits for both Việt Nam and the EU and is in line with regulations of the World Trade Organisation.
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