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Vietnam | Brussels, 1 february

EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement: Agreed text as of January 2016

The text of the EU-Vietnam Agreement is made public here exclusively for information purposes. The text presented in this document is the text at the end of the negotiations conducted by the European Commission. It will be subject to legal revision in order to verify the internal consistency and to ensure that the formulations of the negotiating results are legally sound. It will thereafter be transmitted to the Council of the European Union and to the European Parliament for ratification. The text presented in this document is not binding under international law and will only become so after the completion of the ratification process.

Preamble and Chapter 1: Objectives and General Definitions

Chapter 2: National Treatment and Market Access for Goods

Chapter 3: Trade remedies

Chapter 4: Protocol concerning the definition of the concept of “originating products” and methods of administrative cooperation

Chapter 5: Customs and Trade facilitation

Chapter 6: Technical Barriers to Trade

Chapter 7: Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures

Chapter 8: Trade in Services, Investment and E-Commerce

Chapter 9: Government procurement

Chapter 10: State Owned Enterprises, enterprises granted special rights or privileges and monopolies

Chapter 11: Competition policy

Chapter 12: Intellectual Property

Chapter 13: Dispute settlement

Chapter 14: Non-tariff barriers to trade and investment in renewable energy generation

Chapter 15: Trade and Sustainable Development

Chapter 16: Cooperation and Capacity building

Chapter 17: Institutional, general and final provisions

Chapter 18: Transparency

Specific measures concerning the management of preferential treatment
Protocol on mutual administrative assistance in customs matters
Budget clause on management of administrative errors