Vietnam-Chile’s strategic partner in ASEAN

(VOVWORLD) - Chile’s Vice Minister of Trade, Rodrigo Yanez, says his ongoing Vietnam visit aims to further boost Vietnam-Chile ties and expand cooperation within the framework of the bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) signed in 2011, especially in investment and services.
Vietnam-Chile’s strategic partner in ASEAN - ảnh 1Chilean Vice Minister of Trade Rodrigo Yanez. (Photo:

During an interview with the Vietnam News Agency on Monday, Yanez urged Vietnam and Chile to expand collaboration in science, technology, services, and the digital economy while reviewing the list of products and sectors benefiting from the deal in order to effectively exploit the FTA.

Expressing appreciation for Vietnam’s assumption of the ASEAN Chairmanship in 2020, Yanez said it offers Chile an opportunity to reinforce ties with other Southeast Asian nations. Yanez hailed Vietnam as a strategic partner of top significance for Chile in expanding its ties with ASEAN.