Vietnam-EU Trade: EVFTA Ratified by Vietnam’s National Assembly

Vietnam’s National Assembly on June 8 ratified the European Union Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) paving the way for it to take effect sometime in July or August this year. The agreement was unanimously approved with 94.62 percent of lawmakers in favor of the EVFTA and 95.65 percent in favor…

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China takes steps to stabilize foreign trade, investment

China will establish new pilot zones for cross-border e-commerce, support the processing trade and host an online Canton Fair to stabilize foreign trade and investment amid the novel coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), according to an executive meeting of the State Council. The meeting, presided over by Premier Li Keqiang, also decided to continue preferential tax policies…

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