Vietnamese Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính talked over the phone with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte late Monday, affirming that the archipelago nation is always an important and trustworthy partner that shares many concerns and strategic interests with Việt Nam.
Việt Nam and Australia are encouraged to soon finalise and sign their Enhanced Economic Engagement Strategy this year, towards sustainable recovery post pandemic.
President Nguyễn Xuân Phúc thanked the government of Australia for its pledge to send more than 1.5 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccines during a meeting with Australian minister of Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Investment Dan Tehan in Hà Nội on Tuesday.
Deputy Prime Minister Phạm Bình Minh wished that Australia will become one of Việt Nam’s ten largest trade partners and vice versa at a reception for visiting Australian Minister of Trade, Tourism and Investment Dan Tehan in Hà Nội on Tuesday.
Exports of fruits and vegetables were worth US$2.06 billion in the first six months of this year, up 17.4 per cent year-on-year, and are expected to reach a record US$4 billion this year.
Deputy Prime Minister Phạm Bình Minh suggested several measures to augment the Việt Nam-Singapore strategic partnership during a meeting with visiting Singaporean Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan in Hà Nội on Tuesday.
The agriculture sector is forecast to earn US$41 billion from exports this year, according to Vu Ba Phu, head of the Việt Nam Trade Promotion Agency under the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).