Viet Nam willing to facilitate US firms' operations amid COVID-19: Party official

Update: 10:25 | 15/10/2021
Viet Nam is ready to create conditions for US businesses to overcome obstacles and impacts of the COVID-19 epidemic and continue their production and investment activities in Viet Nam, stated Tran Tuan Anh, Politburo member and head of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission.
Viet Nam willing to facilitate US firms' operations amid COVID-19: Party official
Tran Tuan Anh, Politburo member and head of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission, speaks at the event. (Photo: VNA)

The official made the statement at an October 14 virtual meeting with the US-ASEAN Business Council (USABC) which saw the presence of representatives from nearly 40 leading US enterprises.

Welcoming the US’s support for a strong, independent and prosperous Viet Nam, Anh thanked the US Government and people for actively assisting Viet Nam in accessing vaccines and other resources in response to COVID-19.

He stated the Vietnamese Party and State always value the relations with the US – a top trade partner of Viet Nam and welcomed the USABC’s efforts to help the US business community overcome challenges and promote trade and investment partnerships with ASEAN members states, including Viet Nam, amid the pandemic.

The sides exchanged views on Viet Nam’s institutional issues and socio-economic development policies as well as the US firms’ recommendations and proposals.

The USABC delegation expressed their impression of Viet Nam's efforts in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic and its determination to restore economic growth in the new normal.

They affirmed that they will continue to accompany and closely coordinate with the Party and Government of Viet Nam as well as actively promote the effective and practical development of the Viet Nam-US economy, trade and investment ties to meet the nations’ wishes and interests.

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(Source: VNA)