EU-Vietnam trade agreement entered into force on 1st August 2020

EU exports to Vietnam will be taxed less as of 1 August. This is the immediate effect of the entry into force of the EU-Vietnam trade agreement that will ultimately scrap duties on 99% of all goods traded between the two sides. Doing business in Vietnam will also become easier for European companies: they will … Continue reading EU-Vietnam trade agreement entered into force on 1st August 2020

EU-Vietnam free trade deal gets green light in trade committee

On 21st January 2020, the committee gave its consent to the free trade agreement by 29 votes, six votes against and five abstentions and recommends that EP Plenary should do the same. The agreement will remove virtually all tariffs between the two parties in ten years. It will protect emblematic European products, and allow Europe … Continue reading EU-Vietnam free trade deal gets green light in trade committee