The recent announcement of the EU’s agreement in principle with Vietnam marks the latest step towards its first free trade agreement with an emerging/developing Asian economy, writes Maria Garcia. She argues that, while the agreement has the potential to create new business opportunities, particularly for European companies in Vietnamese public procurement, the adoption of the final text and the ratification process face a number of challenges.
|Place of Publication||Edinburgh|
|Edition||Article No 19|
|Media of output||Blog post|
|Publication status||Published - 14 Aug 2015|
- Free trade agreements