National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan visits the Republic of Korea

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan will pay an official visit to the Republic of Korea (RoK) from December 4-7 at the invitation of Speaker of the National Assembly of the RoK Moon Hee-sang.

The RoK is the biggest foreign investor, the second largest supplier of official development assistance and the third largest trade partner of Vietnam.

Bilateral cooperation mechanisms have been maintained such as the Vietnam-RoK Inter-Governmental Committee on Economic, Scientific and Technological Cooperation and the Ministerial-level Inter-Committee on cooperation in nuclear power, energy and industry. In the first 10 months of this year, two-way trade hit 54.2 billion USD.

The enforcement of the Vietnam � RoK free trade agreement on December 20, 2015 is expected to lift the figure to 100 billion USD by 2020.

Source: VOV5