US investment at 248 million USD in 11 months

American investors put 248 million USD into 38 projects in Vietnam over the past 11 months. 

US House passes resolution on East Sea

The US House of Representatives passed a resolution on December 4 that stresses the need for a peaceful solution to maritime and jurisdictional disputes in the South China Sea (called East Sea in Vietnam) and the East China Sea on the basis of international law. 


Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung met US President Barack Obama

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and US President Barack Obama lauded encouraging progress made in the relations between the two countries.

President Truong Tan Sang held bilateral meeting with US President Barack Obama

President Truong Tan Sang had bilateral meetings with US President Barack Obama on November 10 on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum in Beijing, China. 

US Trade Representative M. Froman in Hanoi

President Truong Tan Sang welcomed US Trade Representative Michael Froman in Hanoi on October 21

2014 Vietnam - US Defence Policy Dialogue

A defence policy dialogue between Vietnam and the US took place in Hanoi on October 21.

State Department's Counsellor Thomas Shannon visits Vietnam

Vietnam and the US proposed further strengthening ties, with an eye on economics, trade, education, and people-to-people exchange.

Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh pays a visit to US

US State Secretary John Kerry announced that the US was partially lifting its ban on the sale of lethal arms to Vietnam

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh met US Congress leaders and businesses

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh met with a number of US parliamentarians and businesses on September 16 to discuss how to enhance bilateral economic and trade ties

Secretary Kerry's statement on Vietnam's National Day

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to congratulate the people of Vietnam as you celebrate your National Day on September 2.