Congratulations to new President of Peru hinh anh 1José Pedro Castillo Terrones is elected as President of Peru for 2021-2026 tenure. (Photo: AFP/VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) President Nguyen Xuan Phuc on July 21 sent a message of congratulations to José Pedro Castillo Terrones on his election as President of Peru for 2021-2026 tenure.

Vietnam and Peru established diplomatic ties on November 14, 1994.

Trade between Vietnam and Peru increased from 284.96 million USD in 2014 to 422.73 million USD in 2019.

Last year, the value stood at only 391.17 million USD due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the bilateral trade grew strongly in the first half of this year to reach 278.27 million USD, up 78.7 percent year-on-year./.