Country begins FTA discussions with EU.

By bne IntelliNews June 29, 2012
Vietnam and the European Union (EU) officially began discussions for a free-trade agreement (FTA). As reported by IHS Global Insight Daily Analysis, Vietnamese Minister for Industry and Trade, Vu Huy Hoang stated that the two countries have enormous potential and the first round of discussions should take place just after the summer break. The two countries seek a pact covering tariff as well as non-tariff barriers, along with commitments in regard to regulatory issues, competition and procurement.

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