The Vietnam-Cambodia-Laos (VCL) Business Club in Paris held its 10 th meeting in the French capital on October 23, with French entrepreneurs and those from the three countries residing in France taking part.

At the meeting, the participants discussed the regional and international economic and political situations. They also debated measures to speed up and strengthen trade links between Vietnam , Laos and Cambodia , as well as between the three countries and their host.

Speaking at the event, Nguyen Canh Cuong, the Commercial Counsellor at Vietnam ’s Embassy in France , briefed the meeting on trade relations between Vietnam and France in recent years.

The meeting will help Vietnamese businesses seek out and access new partners, said Cuong.

Established in March 2009 in France , the VCL Club has around 1,650 members from 37 countries across the world.

Its annual meeting gives entrepreneurs from the three Southeast Asian countries the opportunity to meet with their French partners as well as introduce projects that promote socio-economic and cultural development in each country.-VNA