Supportive Body Founded to Boost Vietnam-US BTA

The Prime Minister has decided to set up a steering board of a technical support programme to implement the Vietnam-US Bilateral Trade Agreement (BTA) for the 2007-2010 period.

Vice Chairman of the Government Office Nguyen Quoc Huy has been appointed to be the board's chairman.

The steering board was assigned to discuss with the US side detailed content on the technical support programme to implement the BTA, pertaining bilateral agreements and commitments within the framework of the World Trade Organisation during the 2007-2011 period.

The board will also suggest measures to effectively implement the technical support programme.