US Under Secretary for International Trade visits Vietnam


US businesses pay attention to investment opportunities in Vietnam , in particular infrastructure development, US Under Secretary for International Trade, Francisco Sanchez, told Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung at their meeting in Hanoi on November 14. 
Sanchez said representatives from US leading infrastructure businesses are accompanying him on the visit with the hope to seek cooperation opportunities in Vietnam . 
PM Dung affirmed that the Vietnamese Government welcomes and creates favourable conditions for US business to operate in Vietnam . 
Dung expressed his delight with the positive bilateral cooperation between Vietnam and the US that has developed in various fields, especially economy, trade, education and training, science and technology and climate change alleviation. 
He stressed that Vietnam hopes to work with the US to lift bilateral ties and make the cooperation between the two countries deeper, broader and more effective to benefit people from both countries. 
Expressing his gratitude to the US for its support of Vietnam in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations, Dung asked the country to recognise Vietnam as a market economy, which will contribute to boosting practical economic and investment cooperation between the two countries. 
Sanchez affirmed that the US Department of Commerce will continue to coordinate closely with relevant sectors and branches of both countries to effectively implement economic cooperation agreements signed by leaders of the two countries.-VNA