Deputy Defence Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh on October 9 received Assistant Secretary of Defence for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs in the US Government Randall Schriver, who is on a working visit to Vietnam.
Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan yesterday received Mr. Michael Michalak, former US Ambassador to Vietnam cum Senior Vice President of the US-ASEAN Business Council (USABC).
Vietnam has now begun officially exporting its mangoes to the US market, after the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) gave permission for the import of fresh mangoes from the Southeast Asian nation in 2017.
Vietnam enjoyed a surge of 46 percent in aquatic products’ export value to the US market in August to $188.7 million , pushing the total revenue in the first eight months of this year to$ 982.9 million up 7 percent over the same period last year.
Singapore's Minister for Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan arrived in Beijing on Saturday after visiting Pyongyang to discuss details about North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's imminent visit to the country for a historic summit with U.S. President Donald Trump.