Europe opens markets to Vietnamese industrial minerals
Published: Wednesday, 03 February 2016
The text of a new trade agreement between the EU and Vietnam has been released, outlining key measures such as the cancellation of tariffs on Vietnamese rare earths exported into the EU, while the Southeast Asian country is to benefit from the removal of duties on European lithium.
By Keith Nuthall
Details have been released explaining how the EU will open
up its markets to rare earths and other minerals from Vietnam
under a trade deal struck in August 2015, despite...