The portal serves as an essential tool for businesses to improve their knowledge about the AEC and optimize its opportunities.

According to Director of VCCI's World Trade Organization and Integration Center Nguyen Thi Thu Trang, 46.79 percent of businesses proactively studied information on the AEC and few businesses fully understand about the community, resulting in the lack of effective access channels that help firms to grasp information on the market, partners and commodities to the situation.

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Therefore, the launch of such a portal is hoped to provide businesses with an insight about the AEC.

First Secretary and Head of Political and Economic Section at the British Embassy in Vietnam Andrew Holt affirmed that the AEC offers a valuable opportunity for Vietnam to promote exports and attract foreign investment.

Translated by Chung Anh