President of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour Dang Ngoc Tung and Acting US Trade Representative, Ambassador Demetrios Marantis, discussed labour issues of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) during their meeting in Hanoi on April 22.

The officials have shared mutual concerns about TPP negotiation process which is underway. Tung affirmed that the confederation supports Vietnam ’s participation in the TPP.

They gave high evaluation on the two countries’ trade and investment over the past time.

Brunei , Chile , New Zealand and Singapore have joined the TPP while the US , Australia , Peru , Vietnam , Malaysia , Mexico , Canada and Japan are negotiating for joining the agreement.-VNA