Tran Dai Quang has repeatedly visited Russia, but for the first time visited our country as head of state. Special attention was paid to the leaders of the economy. The trade turnover between Moscow and Hanoi this year increased by 16.5 percent. Vladimir Putin explained that the entry into force of the free trade agreement with the Eurasian economic Union. Vietnamese manufacturers first gained privileged access to the markets of Russia and the EAEC. Mutual investments are also growing. Agreed about 20 large investment programs amounting to about $ 10 billion. Russian-Vietnamese investment Fund plans to invest up to $ 500 million in promising non-resource projects. First and foremost is the pharmacology and agriculture.
Priority directions oil and gas sector. The share of joint venture Vietsovpetro accounts for one-third produced in Vietnam oil and the circle of participants of this cooperation is expanding. The development of the continental shelf of the socialist Republic started “Rosneft” and “Gazprom”. In Russia, domestic companies are also developing a number of deposits with Vietnamese colleagues. “We agreed to promote cooperation in the fields of oil refining, petrochemistry, production and sale on the Vietnamese market of motor fuel,” – said Putin. We discussed projects for Assembly in Vietnam Russian cars “GAZ”, “KAMAZ”, “UAZ”, he said. “Mosmetrostroy” and the Russian Railways are ready to connect to the metro construction in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh city, as well as to the modernization of the Vietnamese railway network.
Putin invited partners at the economic forum in Vladivostok. “Agreed to actively cooperate in the Russian far East”, – he said. He stressed that the Vietnamese tourism become an increasingly popular place for tourists from our country: they became more than 22 percent – about 400 thousand. Yesterday it was decided to hold the bilateral year in 2019.
An important place in the talks took the issues of international and regional agenda. Most of these leaders coincide or are very close. This year Vietnam chairing APEC, the Russian President very there waiting.
Agreed about 20 large investment programs amounting to about $ 10 billion
Following the visit documents were signed. In particular, on cooperation in the exchange of confidential financial information related to money laundering and the financing of terrorism; on mutual understanding on implementation plan of the project for construction of Center of nuclear science and technology in Vietnam. Also approved the program for development of cooperation in the field of space activities for the years 2017-2022. The leaders adopted a joint statement. “I am convinced that the agreements will serve to strengthen our time-tested partnership and friendship,” – concluded Putin.
Before coming to the Kremlin, the Vietnamese President met with the Prime Minister. “Our relations have entered a new phase, – said Dmitry Medvedev. – If to speak about trade and economic cooperation, now it is largely under the sign of the agreement on free trade with the Eurasian economic Union”.
On the preparations for the G20 summit, said in the Kremlin the President of Russia Vladimir Putin and Vice-Chancellor, foreign Minister of Germany Sigmar Gabriel. “We share the priorities that chosen by Germany,” – said about the forum “the twenty” the Russian leader. “We hope that on the sidelines of the event we will have the opportunity to associate, for example, the President of the United States with you,” florid, but optimistic words of Gabriel. Berlin is also counting on reaching an agreement on climate change. “I really hope the power of dialogue between twenty countries”, – concluded the head of the German foreign Ministry.