Vietnam seeks to promote trade with India

Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade hosted an online conference on trade promotion via the Vietnamese community in India and Nepal on Wednesday. 

Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency (VIETRADE) Deputy Director General Le Hoang Tai told the conference that Vietnam boasts huge potential for export to the Indian market of nearly 1.4 billion people.

Prominent exports to the country include farm produce and processed foodstuff, particularly dragon fruit and basa fish, while staples such as cashew nut, coffee, and peppercorn also have room for growth.

The two governments have agreed on the need to develop supply chains in the fields of garments and textiles, footwear, electronic devices, machinery, and mechanical products, he noted.

The online conference was jointly held by the Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency, the trade office of the Embassy of Vietnam in India, the association of Vietnamese people in India and Nepal, and the Indian Importers Chambers of Commerce and Industry in Vietnam.

 

Source: VOV5

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