EU FTAs & bilateral ties Social & human rights South Asia & ASEAN Vietnam

NGO FIDH calls on EU to tackle human rights with Vietnam in aftermath of EU Vietnam FTA

“In its rush to conclude negotiations for a free trade agreement with Vietnam, the EU has not only neglected to conduct a human rights impact assessment but also failed to demand an end to Hanoi’s ongoing rights violations”, FIDH President Karim Lahidji said in a statement ahead of a Human …

EU FTAs & bilateral ties Investment South Asia & ASEAN Vietnam

EU Vietnam free trade agreement to be signed today as Hanoi adheres to EU public investment court idea

 The EU and Vietnam have finalised talks on a joint free trade agreement. A signing ceremony will take place on 2 December 2015 afternoon. The agreement is seen a as a major success for the EU’s trade strategy in South East Asia. The deal is the most ambitious agreement signed …