Tunisia, Vietnam committed to boost economic ties

Tunisia and Vietnam which set up diplomatic relations in 1972, share a strong trade potential especially in the sectors of oil exploration, tourism and agriculture. With a trade volume of nearly16 million dollars in 2009, (10 million dollars in 2000), Tunisia and Vietnam, are committed to boost economic ties and explore fresh avenues of economic cooperation. 

During a Tunisian- Vietnamese Business Forum held on Monday at the headquarters of the Tunisian Industry, Commerce and Handicrafts Union(UTICA), delegations of both countries took stock of bilateral trade relations and looked at possibilities of further boosting cooperation especially in the energy and mining sector .

A Vietnamese delegation led by President Nguyen Minh Triet, currently on  an official visit to Tunisia from April 12 to 13, 2010, as well as 50 businessmen operating in the sectors of agribusiness, building and public works, energy, ICT, financial services and banking, furniture, textiles and clothing, transportation, leather and footwear, chemicals, fertilizers, chemicals, automotive, pharmaceutical, and tourism, are taking part in the forum…read more


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