Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on March 28 (Vietnam time) arrived in
Haiti, beginning his official visit to Haiti at the invitation of his
counterpart Laurent Lamothe.
PM Dung and the
Vietnamese delegation were greeted at the Toussaint Louveture airport by
Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe and other Haitian officials.
The visit aims to look at measures and orientations to further deepen
Vietnam-Haiti relationship and promote south-south bilateral trade and
Vietnam and Haiti have enjoyed
remarkable developments in their relationship over the recent time and
close coordination at international and multilateral forums.
Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe paid an official visit to Vietnam in
December 2012, the first by a top leader of Haiti to Vietnam, which
helped accelerate bilateral economic, trade and investment ties.
Bilateral trade hit 42 million USD in 2013. Vietnam mainly imported
apparel materials, pulp and animal feed from Haiti while shipping rice,
apparels, rattan, wooden products, chemicals and other goods to the
The two countries are pushing ahead with building a joint committee on economic, trade and investment cooperation.-VNA