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Việt Nam, an important Southeast Asian partner: UK trade official

The United Kingdom and Việt Nam have established a mutually beneficial and robust trade relationship with trade doubling within 10 years. The UK has remained one of the key markets for Việt Nam. Britain’s Trade Commissioner for Asia Pacific, Martin Kent, while on a trip to Việt Nam, spoke with Việt Nam News about bilateral ties at a time when the his country is becoming a member of The Comprehensive and Progressive  Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).

Lộc Trời pays rice farmers after delay, apologises

Agricultural services and food conglomerate Lộc Trời Group Joint Stock Company announced on May 21 that it had completed payments for the 2023-2024 winter-spring rice crop to farmers in the Mekong Delta after a delay of more than one months.