Economics - Politics
The World Bank (WB) released its Global Economic Prospects report on June 4, forecasting a global 2017 economic growth rate of 2.7% and a Vietnamese growth rate of 6.3%, lower than the 6.7% goal set by the government.
The Vietnamese Government attaches great importance to increasing ties between localities of Vietnam and Japan, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc told the governor of Ibaraki, Masaru Hashimoto, in Tokyo on June 4.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc met representatives of many major Japanese enterprises in Tokyo on June 5, part of his official visit to Japan.
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has called on the US Congress to support the approval of resolutions aiming to foster economic and trade ties with Vietnam.
Vietnam considers the US one of important partners and wants to continue boosting the Vietnam-US comprehensive partnership on the basis of respecting each other’s political institution and the win-win relations for peace, stability and development in the region.
President Donald Trump expects that the bilateral ties between Viet Nam and the US will continue strong development course in future during his talks with PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc in Washington D.C on May 31.