President Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s official visit to Thailand and attendance in the 29th APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting there are expected to create a new impulse for the two countries’ enhanced strategic partnership. In the past 24 years, especially after the two countries established a strategic partnership, the Vietnam-Thailand relations have developed strongly across fields.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern paid an official visit to Vietnam on November 14-17, 2022. The Vietnam - New Zealand Strategic Partnership has developed strongly over the years and expanded to all fields of politics, economy, trade, investment, security and defense, education and training, and travel.
China has remained Vietnam’s biggest trade partner, while Vietnam has continued to be the sixth largest trade partner of the neighbouring country, and the biggest in ASEAN despites impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and geopolitical upheavals in the world. Two-way trade was valued at 165.8 billion USD in 2021, up 24.6% from the previous year.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong began an official visit to China on Oct. 30 at the invitation of General Secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and President of China Xi Jinping. In recent years, Vietnam-China ties have maintained a stable and positive trend. Their leaders have reached important common perceptions, helping lift bilateral ties to a new height.
Vietnam and Singapore share excellent bilateral relations, underpinned by the Strategic Partnership Agreement concluded in September 2013 during Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s official visit to Vietnam. The two countries' economic ties are robust, with bilateral trade growing steadily over the last decade.
Vietnam’s Index of Industrial Production rose 9.63 percent year-on-year in the first nine months of 2022, according to the General Statistics Office of Vietnam. Vietnam’s Index of Industrial Production rose 9.63 percent year-on-year in the first nine months of 2022, according to the General Statistics Office of Vietnam.
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