Signing of the Agreement between Japan and the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam for an Economic Partnership

December 24, 2008

  1. On December 24 (Wed), the Government of Japan decided at its Cabinet Meeting to sign the Agreement between Japan and the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam for an Economic Partnership (“Japan-Viet Nam Economic Partnership Agreement”).
     
  2. Based on this decision, Mr. Hirofumi Nakasone, Minister for Foreign Affairs, will sign this Agreement, its Implementing Agreement and Joint Statement with Mr. Vu Huy Hoang, Minister for Industry and Trade of Viet Nam, after the meeting to be held on December 25 in Tokyo.
     
  3. It is expected that this Agreement will promote the liberalization and facilitation of trade between the two countries and that the economies of the two countries will be further vitalized toward a strategic partnership through the establishment of a reciprocal economic partnership in wide-ranging fields.
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