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EVFTA makes Vietnam more attractive to EU investors: German media

Foreign investors, especially those from the European Union (EU) would find it more appealing to land investment in Vietnam when the EU- Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) takes effect, according to German broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW).

A farmer harvests palm oil in Indonesia's Riau province (Photo: AFP)

Indonesia ready to confront EU over palm oil discrimination

Indonesia is already prepared to confront the European Union (EU) over the discriminatory policies on palm oil of Renewable Energy Directive II (RED II) and Delegated Regulation EU before the World Trade Organization (WTO).

FTA with EU expected to boost Thailand’s GDP

FTA with EU expected to boost Thailand’s GDP

A free trade agreement (FTA) with the European Union (EU) is likely to stimulate not only exports but also imports and investment as well, helping to raise Thailand's GDP by 1.63 percent a year, according to a study.

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Seminar urges EU to increase presence through activities in East Sea

The European Union (EU) was urged to increase its regional presence with a focus on trade, connectivity and maritime security and safety as navigation in the East Sea is an important artery of the world trade and essential to the bloc, as heard a seminar in Brussels on October 22.

Auramon Supthaweethum, director-general of the Trade Negotiations Department (Source: Bangkok Post)

Thailand, European Union to resume FTA talks

Thailand’s Commerce Ministry has said it is ready to revise long-delayed free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations with the European Union (EU) and has scheduled public hearings nationwide before proceeding with proposals of the talks for cabinet approval by November.