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EU puts riches over rights in Vietnam trade deal

The European Parliament voted on February 12 to accept a free trade agreement (FTA) with Vietnam, a monumental deal that will cut almost all tariffs on exports from one of Southeast Asia’s fastest growing economies. The trade deal, eight years in the making, has simultaneously been criticized for rewarding a one-party state that is among […]