Japan And South Korea Vie For Closer Relations

July 2007
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Jul2007, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p4
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The article reports that Japan and South Korea are vying business opportunities to offer Vietnam. It is said that both countries are the second-and fifth-largest exporters to the Vietnamese market accounting for 11.8 percent and 10.4 percent of imports respectively in 2005. The agreement of South Korean for Vietnam is likely to boost the Vietnam export market like coffee and tropical fruits. While, Japan seeks closer trade with Vietnam in Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).


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