Mexico ’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (SRES) has highly valued
Vietnam ’s hosting of the first-ever Vietnam-Latin America Trade and
Investment Forum on July 5-6.
The SRES’s July 6
press release said the fact that Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung himself
opened the forum reflects Vietnam ’s willingness to become an important
economic partner of Latin American countries and serve as a bridge
between East Asia and Latin America .
release highlighted the continuous growth in two-way trade between
Vietnam and Latin American countries in recent years.
Vietnam has become Mexico ’s important partner in Asia after
their two-way trade increased from 37 million USD to over 1 billion USD
over the past decade.
The Mexican news agency
Notimex also gave extensive coverage of the Vietnam-Latin America forum,
which drew the participation of representatives from 15 Latin American
It said the forum, themed ‘Vietnam-Latin
America: Trade and investment partnership for development,’ opened up
many opportunities and prospects for cooperation between the two sides,
so their traditional relationship can be developed to a comprehensive
partnership for peaceful development.-VNA