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Vietnam, EEU Sign FTA

Vietnam, EEU Sign FTAVietnam, EEU Sign FTA

The free trade agreement between Vietnam and the Eurasia Economic Union (EAEU) was signed in Burabai, Kazakhstan on Friday after more than two years of negotiations, opening up a new chapter in the partnership between Vietnam and the union as well as each EEU member in particular, Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported. It said the deal was inked by Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and leaders from EEU members – Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia, and Kyrgyzstan – as  well as the Chairman of the Board of the Eurasia Economic Commission. Launched in Vietnam on March 28, 2013, the comprehensive and highly-committed agreement regulates issues related to goods trading, origin principle, trade remedies, investment, intellectual property, legality and institution, among others.