Trump hails jacketstock signing of deals worth ‘billions’ with Vietnam
President Donald Trump discussed trade with Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc during a White House visit on Wednesday and welcomed the signing canada goose clearance of business deals worth canada goose clearance sale billions of dollars and the jobs they would bring.
General Electric Co canada goose black friday sale said earlier it had signed deals with Vietnam worth about $5.58 billion for power generation, cheap Canada Goose aircraft engines and canadian goose jacket services, its largest ever single combined sale with the country.
just cheap canada goose uk made a very large order in the United States and we appreciate that for many billions of canada goose coats on sale dollars, which uk canada goose means canada goose uk shop jobs for the United States and great, great equipment for Vietnam, Trump told reporters at the White House. goods and services worth $15 billion to $17 billion during his Washington visit, mainly for high technology products and canada goose uk outlet for services.
Communist Vietnam has gone from being a bitter adversary of the United States during the Cold War to an important partner in the Asia Pacific, where both countries share concerns about China rising canada goose factory sale power.
Phuc told Trump the relationship had undergone upheavals in history, but that the two countries were now partners.
However, while Hanoi and Washington have stepped up security cooperation in recent years, trade has become a potential irritant, with a deficit widening steadily Canada Goose Jackets in Vietnam favor, reaching $32 billion last year, compared with $7 billion a decade earlier.
Trump, who has had strong words for countries with Canada Goose Coats On Sale large uk canada goose outlet trade surpluses with the United States, said he would be discussing trade with buy canada goose jacket cheap Phuc, as well as North Korea.
Washington has been seeking support for efforts to pressure North Canada Goose Outlet Korea to drop its nuclear and missile programs, which have become an increasing threat to the United States. Hanoi has said it shares concerns about North buy canada goose jacket Korea.
Analysts said that while the Trump administration welcomed new business deals with Vietnam, it wants to see moves on trade.
Murray Hiebert, a Southeast Asia canada goose coats expert at the Center for Strategic and International Canada Goose online Studies in Washington said the view was that deals were but not enough.
want Vietnam Canada Goose Online to bring canada goose some ideas about how to tackle the surplus on an ongoing basis, he said. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer expressed concern about the rapid growth of the deficit with canada goose store Vietnam. He said it was a canada goose uk black friday new challenge for the Canada Goose sale two countries and he was looking to Phuc to help address it.
The deficit with Vietnam Washington sixth largest reflects growing imports of Vietnamese semiconductors and other electronics products in addition to more traditional sectors such as footwear, apparel and furniture.
Vietnam also canada goose outlet urged the United States to remove an inspection program for catfish, speed import licenses for its fruit and make fair decisions on anti dumping and anti subsidy measures on Vietnamese products, the ministry said.
Phuc meeting with Trump makes him the first Southeast Asian leader to visit the White House under the new administration.
It reflected calls, letters, diplomatic contacts and lower Canada Goose Parka level visits that started long before Trump took office in Washington, where Vietnam retains a lobbyist at $30,000 a month. (Reporting by Roberta Rampton, David Brunnstrom and David Lawder; Editing by Toni Reinhold and Jonathan Oatis).