The DG Trade published a document prepared by the Rhodium Group under the “China Observatory” project.
The Council of Ministers today approved the EU-Vietnam trade and investment agreements, paving the way for their signature and conclusion. EU Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström and Romanian Minister for Business, Trade and Entrepreneurship Ștefan-Radu Oprea will sign the agreement on the EU’s behalf in Hanoi on Sunday 30 June. The agreements are set to bring unprecedented benefits for European and Vietnamese companies, consumers and workers, while promoting respect for labour rights, environmental protection and the fight against climate change under the Paris Agreement.
On 25 June, the Council adopted decisions on the signature of two agreements between the EU and Vietnam: a free trade agreement (FTA) and an investment protection agreement (IPA).
Both agreements will be signed on 30 June 2019, in Hanoi.
This document aims to provide an overview of Pillar 3 of the EIP, highlighting key drivers and challenges of a conducive investment climate. It describes how the EU can build on its current efforts and create momentum for implementing the EIP jointly with Member States and other key partners. It will support implementation of the priorities of the Africa-Europe Alliance Communication.
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This second thematic study in the Peace and Security series focuses on European Union (EU) peace support efforts in Colombia. The series will make an annual evaluation of EU performance in the field of peace and security in a specific geographical region.
Organized by the EU-Vietnam Business Hub in partnership with Egmont Institute, this debate aims to bring together stakeholders and experts who will present to the public their own first-hand experiences of operating or investing in Vietnam, and discuss the rich commercial and investment opportunities in this increasingly important partner for Europe.