In General, Grow internationally

The French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Vietnam would like to promote its Europe Vietnam Free Trade Agreement Helpdesk for EEN’s members and European SMEs. The EVFTA Helpdesk is developed for SMEs.

First, it provides information about the agreement and tries to decipher what’s inside in order to help enterprises benefit from it. The Helpdesk also assess enterprises needs regarding the agreement through surveys, meetings etc.

Europe has signed a free trade agreement with Vietnam which came into effect on the 1st of August 2020. The agreement aims to eliminate 99% of all tariffs between the two parties, cut red tape and reduce technical obstacles to trade. As a new generation agreement, it also provides IPR-related guarantees, and it contains provisions regarding Labor law and environment.

Vietnam is one of the most dynamic countries in South-East Asia. Amid of the COVID-19 crisis, Vietnam has recorded a 2% growth in 2020. Indeed, the Vietnamese Government has managed to control the crisis, and so far, Vietnam has recorded less than 3000 confirmed cases. It is, then, one of the most attractive place to invest and make business in the region.

Despite all these favorable points, SMEs still struggle to benefit from the agreement. The CCIFV is therefore more than happy to provide insights and expertise concerning the agreement. You can already take a look at a lot of our ressources about the EVFTA.

The CCIFV published 3 guides to help SME’s benefit from the Europe-Vietnam FTA:

For more information, contact evfta@ccifv.org.

Don’t miss the webinar “Vietnam in focus” on 5 May.

News in the Category View all news

DroneDays 2021 B2B & Conferences : the 6th edition is over and these are the first results

Last Friday 26th November, the one-day event took place, providing participants with B2B opportunities and interesting conferences. Here a first stock of the initiative so far

SME Panel on adoption of sustainable technologies and solutions by SMEs

A new SME panel on the adoption of sustainable technologies and solutions by SMEs for the Industrial Technologies Roadmap, under the lead of DG Research and Innovation (DG RTD) is launched. Decarbonisation and circularity are essential for the European Green Deal, and companies involvement in developing, uptaking and using new technologies is needed in order […]

Stakeholder consultation on the transition pathway for the energy-intensive industries ecosystem

The update of the EU Industrial Strategy highlights the need to accelerate the green and digital transition of EU industry and its ecosystems. It proposes co-creation with industry, public authorities, social partners and other stakeholders. To initiate the co-creation process, the Commission prepared a staff working document outlining possible scenarios for a transition pathway toward […]

Start typing and press Enter to search