THE PRIME MINISTER
THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
Hanoi, August 6, 2020
Approving the Plan on implementation of the Free Trade Agreement between the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the European Union
THE PRIME MINISTER
Pursuant to the June 19, 2015 Law on Organization of the Government; and the November 22, 2019 Law Amending and Supplementing a Number of Articles of the Law on Organization of the Government and the Law on Organization of Local Administration;
Pursuant to the April 9, 2016 Law on Treaties;
Pursuant to the National Assembly’s Resolution No. 102/2020/QH14 of June 8, 2020, on ratification the Free Trade Agreement between the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the European Union and relevant documents;
At the proposal of the Minister of Industry and Trade in Documents No. 5248/BCT-DB of July 20, 2020, and No. 5664/BCT-DB of August 4, 2020;
Article 1. To promulgate together with this Decision the Plan on implementation of the Free Trade Agreement between the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the European Union and its Appendix.
Article 2. This Decision takes effect on the date of its signing.
Article 3. In the course of implementing the Agreement, if it is necessary to make supplements or amendments to suit the actual situation, the Ministry of Industry and Trade shall assume the prime responsibility for, and coordinate with related ministries, sectors and agencies in, summarizing and reporting to the Prime Minister for consideration and decision.
Article 4. Ministers, heads of ministerial-level agencies, heads of government-attached agencies, chairpersons of provincial-level People’s Committees and heads of related agencies shall implement this Decision.-
NGUYEN XUAN PHUC
* The Appendix to this Decision is not translated.
On implementation of the Free Trade Agreement between the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the European Union (EVFTA)
(Promulgated together with the Prime Minister’s Decision No. 1201/QD-TTg
of August 6, 2020)
The Prime Minister approves the formulation of the Plan on implementation of the EVFTA to assign tasks to and define responsibilities of related agencies and organizations, decide on directive and executive measures and other measures for complete and effective implementation of this Agreement.
II. MAJOR TASKS
In order to achieve the above-mentioned objectives, in the coming time, ministries, ministerial-level agencies, government-attached agencies and provincial-level People’s Committees shall, apart from their regular tasks, concretize and organize the implementation of the following fundamental tasks:
1. Dissemination of information about the EVFTA and markets of EU countries
a/ To increase the dissemination of information about the EVFTA to related stakeholders, especially those that may be affected such as farmers and fishermen, central and local management agencies, trade associations, cooperatives, the business community, workers and other components of the labor force via the media, websites, printed publications and documents, radio and television programs, refresher courses and seminars to raise awareness and understanding about the commitments as well as jobs to be performed to effectively implement the EVFTA;
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 Công Báo Nos 833-834 (20/8/2020)