The European Free Trade Association and Vietnam negotiations in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: MFA
Vietnam and EFTA concluded their 11th round of negotiations in Ho Chi Minh City Friday 16 January 2015. The two parties negotiated for four days, and the negotiations were constructive and brought the two sides closer together, with substantive progress on a number of issues. A free trade agreement intends to secure business interests on both sides and to facilitate trade and investments.