TITLE

Targeting US Investment

PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Aug2005, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Country Report
ABSTRACT
The article reports that diplomatic relations between America and Vietnam have warmed recently, amid expanding trade and a recent visit to the U.S. by Vietnam Prime Minister Phan Van Khai. Although a degree of mutual distrust lingers, U.S.-Vietnamese trade has surged from US$450 million in 1995 to US$6.4 billion in 2004, with the U.S. emerging as a key trading partner for the communist state, especially after the signing of a bilateral trade pact in 2001. Vietnam's trade ministry expects exports to the U.S. to total US$6.5 billion this year, mostly in the form of clothing, seafood produce and coffee.
ACCESSION #
17651076

 

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