ASEAN, China explore greater trade opportunity

300 officials and business people gathered in Beijing on Thursday for a dialogue on ASEAN-China business opportunity.

Trade Counselor of Vietnam in China Dao Viet Anh said China currently is the 8th biggest foreign direct investor in Vietnam, adding that two-way trade totaled 100 billion USD last year, up 23.4 percent. He revealed that China and Vietnam will boost collaboration in high-tech, agriculture, aquaculture, food, and construction in the next 2 years.

Delegates released a Beijing proposal and signed a memorandum of understanding which boosts information exchanges on economy, trade, investment, technology, and science while jointly implementing the China´┐ŻASEAN regional free trade agreement.

Source: VOV5