Vietnam, US look to bolster investment, trade ties
Updated : Saturday, March 09, 2019 2:19 PM (GMT+0700)

Deputy Prime MinisterVuong Dinh Hue had a working session in Hanoi on March 8 with Charles Freeman,Senior Vice President for Asia at the US Chamber of Commerce (USCC).

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue (R) receives Charles Freeman, Senior Vice President
for Asia at the US Chamber of Commerce, in Hanoi on March 8 - Photo: VNA

The two sides agreed that meetings between Vietnamese leadersand US President Donald Trump in late February in Hanoi contribute to promotingthe bilateral partnership between the two countries, especially in investmentand trade.

Freeman said that he is looking forwards to welcoming PartyGeneral Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong at the USCC in the future whenthe Vietnamese leader visits the US at the invitation of President Trump.

The American Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (AmCham Vietnam)has coordinated closely with Vietnamese ministries, sectors and the VietnamChamber of Commerce and Industry to introduce the White Book on Vietnam-UStrade partnership, and organise the US-Vietnam Business Summit in May thisyear, he said.

Freeman said that the USCC supports the US’s opening of itsdoor for Vietnamese firms, as well as Vietnam’s similar act for US businesses.

Deputy PM Hue thanked the AmCham Vietnam for assisting theVietnamese Government in assessing the attraction and the use of foreigninvestment in the country.

Noting that the Vietnam-US relationship is now developingvery well, Hue suggested that the USCC and Vietnamese enterprises continue towork out initiatives to foster bilateral investment and trade ties, to bemanifested in the White Book that will be introduced soon.

The Vietnamese Government pays great attention to proposalsof US enterprises to promote trade and investment collaboration between the twobusiness communities, he stated.

Source: VNA

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