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04-10-2017

Meeting with the Vietnamese Deputy Minister for Industry and Trade

Bilateral visit to Vietnam


On October 4th, Secretary of State for Foreign Trade Pieter De Crem had a meeting with the Vietnamese Deputy Minister for Industry and Trade, HE Tran Quoc Khanh. On the agenda was the free trade agreement between the European Union and Vietnam, which has entered its final phase. Secretary of State De Crem underlined the importance that the European Parliament and Member States attach to the signing by Vietnam of the 3 ILO conventions on labor rights.

Furthermore, Secretary of State De Crem and Deputy Minister Khanh discussed several projects of Belgian companies that are active in Vietnam, such as Hamon, Rent-a-Port and ABInbev.


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