08:16 | 26/07/2016 Events
Nguyen Van Binh, Politburo member and Head of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission received visiting US Treasury Under Secretary Nathan Sheets in Hanoi on July 25.
Politburo member Nguyen Van Binh (R) receives visiting US Treasury Under Secretary Nathan Sheets (Photo: VNA)
At the meeting, Binh spoke highly of positive developments in the two countries’ co-operation in trade, investment and several other fields, bringing practical benefits to the people of both countries and contributing to the Vietnam-US comprehensive co-operation.
Binh briefed Sheets on key issues Vietnam has prioritised in the spirit of the 12th Party Congress’ Resolution, including keeping the macroeconomy stable, reforming the growth model, controlling inflation, and promoting sustainable economic growth in association with ensuring social security and environmental protection.
Binh emphasised Vietnam’s increasingly deep international integration into the region and the world, saying its signing of free trade agreements creates both opportunities and challenges. He noted that Vietnam wants the US to advocate for and accelerate the completion of the negotiation process of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
Under Secretary Nathan Sheets spoke highly of Vietnam’s achievements in socio-economic development and affirmed that the US attached importance to boosting multifaceted co-operation with Vietnam, as it considers Vietnam an important partner in the region.
He said he believes the relationship between the two countries, especially after the TPP takes effect, will develop and provide stronger advantages for each country, towards peace, stability, co-operation and development in the region and the world./.