US to assist VN to meet trade requirements
VGP - The US wants to beef up economic ties with Việt Nam and is willing to provide the latter with technical assistance to meet the requirements of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement, said visiting US Ambassador Demetrios Marantis.
Deputy PM Vũ Văn Ninh and Deputy US Trade Representative Demetrios Marantis, Hà Nội, Feb. 24 - Photo: VGP
Mr. Marantis highlighted Việt Nam’s efforts to prepare for the TPP talks, slated for June 2012, after working with a number of ministries and branches on the issue.
Deputy PM Ninh said that the two countries are implementing various activities to raise their level of future cooperation.
He also expressed the hope that Việt Nam and the US will soon settle existing issues in their trade relations and exert efforts to promptly complete the TPP talks./.