Barcelona, Spain (PortSEurope) October 12, 2020 – The Port of Barcelona is part of the annual meeting of the European Chamber of Commerce (Eurochambres) in Vietnam to discuss strategic cooperation between the European companies and in the implementation of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement. During the event, it was made clear how this agreement can help promote the economic recovery and rebuilding supply chains after
the pandemic. This meeting takes place after the entry into force, on August 1, of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement, which has allowed the elimination of 70% of tariffs on goods exported by the Asian country to the EU and 65% of tariffs on imports from the European continent. The participation of Barcelona was organised by Luz Pérez García, pepresentative in SE Asia for the Authority Port of Barcelona. Established in 1958 as a direct response to the creation of the European Economic Community, Eurochambres acts as the eyes, ears and voice of the Chambers and business community. Eurochambres represents over 20 million businesses in Europe through 45 members (43 national associations of chambers of commerce and industry and two transnational chamber organisations) and a European network of 1700 regional and local chambers. More than 93% of these businesses are small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). Chambers’ member businesses employ over 120 million. Copyright (C) PortSEurope. All Rights Reserved. 2020.
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