Hanoi Balancing Between Beijing And Washington

January 2009
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Jan2009, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p5
Country Report
The article offers information on the foreign relations of Vietnam with the U.S. and China. It is reported that the U.S. has become an important trading partner for Vietnam, in particular after Hanoi and Washington signed a bilateral trade agreement in 2001. Vietnam and the US share a common interest in checking China's growing diplomatic and commercial influence in the region. A chart depicting the data forecast of Vietnam for the year 2009 and 2010 is also presented.


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