PM receives outgoing British ambassador

PM receives outgoing British ambassador

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh hosted a reception in Hanoi on August 2 for British Ambassador Gareth Ward, who came to say goodbye at the end of his tenure in Vietnam.
Vietnam, UK exchange official notes of UKVFTA

Vietnam, UK exchange official notes of UKVFTA

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs To Anh Dung on March 26 chaired a ceremony to exchange official notes between Vietnam and the UK confirming the effective date of the UK-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (UKVFTA).
Garment sector puts high hope on EVFTA (Photo: VNA)

Deputy Minister: UKVFTA to officially enter into force on May 1

The Vietnamese Government has issued a Resolution approving the UK-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (UKVFTA) and will complete procedures this month to officially bring it into force on May 1, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Dang Hoang An has said.
Illustrative photo ( Photo: VNA)

Vietnam-UK trade expands 29.2 percent in Jan-Feb

Two-way trade between Vietnam and the UK in the first two months of the year surged 29.2 percent year-on-year, hitting US$1.1 billion, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Shrimp processed for export in the Mekong Delta (Photo: SGGP)

UKVFTA - a boost to Vietnam-UK trade

After the UK-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (UKVFTA) took effect on December 31, 2020, both sides saw impressive growth in their two-way trade though exports faced formidable challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The signing ceremony of the UK-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (UKVFTA) (Photo: VNA)

UKVFTA takes effect temporarily from 6am of January 1

Vietnam and the UK concluded necessary procedures for the temporary application of the bilateral free trade agreement from 6am of January 1, 2021 (Vietnam time) following the signing of the deal on December 29, 2020.

Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh and UK Secretary of State for International Trade Liz Truss sign the agreed minutes on the conclusion of negotiations over the UK-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement on December 11. (Photo: VNA)

UKVFTA ushers in new opportunities for Vietnam-UK trade

The conclusion of the UK-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (UKVFTA) demonstrates the importance of Vietnam as a market and its heightened position in the eyes of the UK, Vietnamese Ambassador to the UK Tran Ngoc An told the Vietnam News Agency after the finalisation of the bilateral trade deal in Hanoi on December 11.