Voice of Vietnam has today reported on the Prime Minister, Nguyen Tan Dung’s visit to Australia next week.
The article cites Professor Carlyle A. Thayer from the Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA) as saying that the trip scheduled 17-18 March 2015 will add fresh impetus to the Vietnam- Australia relations.
Two-way trade between Australia and Vietnam has risen from USD32 million in 1990 to USD6 billion last year.
Last year, Australian direct investment in Vietnam rose to USD 1.65 billion.
Vietnam is Australia’s fastest growing trade partner among all ASEAN countries.
For further information:
- PM’s visit provides renewed energy to VN-Australia relations, Vietnam Net, 13 March 2015
- Fresh impetus for Vietnam-Australia partnership, Voice of Vietnam, 13 March 2015