The Free Trade Agreement between Vietnam and Korea (VKFTA) was signed on May 5th, 2015 and officially came into effect on December 20th, 2015. Compared to FTA ASEAN – Korea (AKFTA), VKFTA contains more preferences that the Parties give to each other in the field of goods, services and investment. However, VKFTA does not replace […]

The Agreement between Vietnam and Japan for an Economic Partnership (VJEPA) was signed on December 25th, 2008 and came into force on October 1st, 2009. This is the very first bilateral FTA of Vietnam, in which both Vietnam and Japan give the other more preferences than that agreed under the Agreement for Comprehensive Economic Partnership […]

Free Trade Agreement between Vietnam and Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU – including Russia, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan) was officially signed on May 29, 2015, and took effect from October 5, 2016. This is the first FTA of EAEU, which brings many export opportunities to Vietnamese businesses. (from VCCI)

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), also known as TPP11 or TPP-11,[2][3][4][5] is a trade agreementamong Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam. It evolved from the Trans-Pacific Partnership(TPP), which never entered into force due to the withdrawal of the United States. The eleven signatories have […]

The EU–Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is a free trade agreement between the European Union (EU) and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. The EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) was also agreed which is a bilateral investment treaty.[1] The agreement deepens the Vietnam–European Union relations and was adopted by Council Decision (EU) 2020/753 of March 30, […]

The Vietnam – UK Free Trade Agreement (UKVFTA) was officially completed on December 11, 2020 and signed on December 29, 2020. The Agreement was negotiated based on the principle of inheriting commitments in the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) with the necessary adjustments to ensure compliance with the bilateral trade framework between Vietnam and UK. […]

The Free Trade Agreement between the Government of Republic of Chile and the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam was signed on November 11th, 2011 and came into effect on January 1st, 2014. This FTA contains only commitments on goods and goods-related matters, there are no commitments on services and investment. Such FTA is […]

The negotiations of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership between ASEAN and the six states with which ASEAN has existing FTAs (including China, Korean, Japan, India, Australia and New Zealand) were launched from May 9th, 2013. The negotiation progress was concluded in November 2019, except India – decided to opt out of RCEP. 15 RCEP member […]

ASEAN and Korea entered into the Framework Agreement on Comprehensive Economic Cooperation in 2005. On the ground of the Framework Agreement, the parties signed 04 other Agreements, namely Agreement on Trade in Goods (effective from June, 2007), Agreement on Trade in Services (effective from May, 2009), and Agreement on Investment (effective from June, 2009) with […]

ASEAN and Japan signed the ASEAN-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership (AJCEP) in April 2008. This agreement, which came into effect from December 1st, 2008, includes commitments on trade in goods, services, investment and economic co-operations (from VCCI)

ASEAN and the Republic of India went into the Framework Agreement on Comprehensive Economic Cooperation on October 8th, 2003. The Parties, on the basis of the Framework Agreement, signed an Agreement on Free Trade in Goods (effective on January 1st, 2010), an Agreement on Free Trade in Services (effective on July 1st, 2015) and an […]

Hong Kong (China) and ASEAN commenced negotiations of a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and a related Investment Agreement in July 2014. After ten rounds of negotiations, Hong Kong and ASEAN announced the conclusion of the negotiations in September 2017. Both Agreements were signed on 12 November 2017. The FTA came into effect from 11 June […]