Mercosur wants to boost trade, investment with Vietnam

(VOVworld) – Rodolfo Caffaro Kramer, President of the Chamber of Commerce of the Southern Common Market (Mercosur) – ASEAN, said on Saturday that a delegation of officials and entrepreneurs from Argentina, Paraguay, and Uruguay will visit Vietnam, Singapore, and Indonesia from next Monday.

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Representatives from the Vietnamese Embassy in Argentina at a round of talks on April 15th, 2016 between ASEAN and Mercosur with the aim to boost the two blocs’ trade. (Photo: Vietnam+)

Kramer said during one-week visit they will work with Vietnamese partners to boost trade and investment cooperation between Mercosur members and Vietnam.

Kramer spoke highly of Vietnam’s socio-economic achievements in recent years, adding that the representative office of Mercosur Chamber of Commerce which opened in Hanoi a year ago has contributed remarkably to the exchange of trade between the two sides.

Kramer said on top of traditional products including cattle-feed, leather, vegetable oil, cereals, and cotton, Vietnam is in high demand of meat, fruits, dinner wine,  sterilized milk, and pharmaceutical products from Argentina. Meanwhile Argentina wants to import Vietnam’s coffee. But he insisted that Vietnam should change product designs to match South American market.

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