Once the EVFTA comes into effect, the EU will eliminate import tariffs for nearly 86 percent of the tariff lines and over 99 percent of tariff lines will be lifted after seven years (Illustrative image)

Recommendations for EU-Vietnam FTA, IPA adopted

The European Parliament (EP)’s Committee on International Trade (INTA) adopted recommendations for the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (IPA) in Brussels on January 21.

AO consequence settlement discussed at European Parliament

AO consequence settlement discussed at European Parliament

Efforts to deal with consequences of Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin should focus on environmental improvement and long-term support for AO victims along with dioxin remediation activities, heard a seminar held at the European Parliament (EP)’s headquarters in Brussels, Belgium on November 28.

The EP delegation at Quy Nhon seaport (Source: cand)

EP delegation works with Binh Dinh on fight against IUU fishing

A delegation from the European Parliament (EP)’s Committee on Fisheries led by EP spokesman Mato Gabriel held a working session with authorities from the central province of Binh Dinh on October 31 to discuss efforts to fight illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing as required by the European Commission. 

European Parliament urges acceleration of signing of EVFTA

Many members of the European Parliament have urged acceleration of the completion of documents and relevant procedures for the signing and ratification of the Free Trade Agreement between Vietnam and the EU (EVFTA).