Emmanuel Maurel; “How the EU-Vietnam trade deal is a bad day for workers.”

February 12, 2020 by https://www.guengl.eu/

 The European Parliament is debating consent to another Free Trade Agreement that threatens jobs, environmental standards, human rights and democracy.

 The EU-Vietnam Free Trade agreement will make way for big European businesses to exploit weak labour, environmental and social regulations while threatening jobs at home.

 We are for deepening EU ties with Vietnam, including through trade, and for engagement to improve human rights, based on mutual respect and equality.

 This agreement is a lose-lose deal for people on both sides, with big businesses emerging as the real winners of unfettered trade.

Read our explainer https://www.guengl.eu/…/…/2020/02/explainer_VietnamFTA-3.pdf