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Tuesday, 20 October 2015

Vietnam: Cuba’s Second Most Important Asian Partner

The President of Vietnam Truing Tan Sang visited Cuba for the 55th anniversary of relations between the two countries.. Previous Cuba-Vietnam relations included Cuban medical and agricultural aid, helping the country restore its poultry and coffee industries after being incinerated by Agent Orange. Current exchanges involve exchange of experts on rice, soy and maize. Vietnam has become the world’s second largest exporter of rice and the first exporter of coffee. Vietnamese firms and banks signed six agreements following the 1st Bilateral Business. Vietnam’s Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development signed separate agreements with the Cuban National Bank and the Cuban International Financial Bank to broaden relations in the agricultural sector.

Source: havantimes.org