Vietnam Looks for Trade Deal with US
2017-03-14 22:01:03

Vietnam is seeking a trade deal with the United States to replace the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade agreement.(1)
越南正在寻求与美国以取代跨太平洋伙伴关系 (TPP) 自由贸易协定的贸易协议。

Official media in Vietnam say Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc spoke to a delegation of American business people last week.(2)

He told them that he was ready to visit the United States.(3)

He added that he hopes to meet President Donald Trump for talks on trade and other issues.(4)

Some observers say Prime Minister Nguyen has a good chance to reach a trade deal with the U.S.(5)

American companies looking for markets(6)

Rahul Bajoria is an economist with the bank Barclays in Singapore.(7)
拉胡尔 Bajoria 是新加坡巴克莱银行的经济学家。

He says Vietnam hopes to increase exports to the U.S. with a trade deal.(8)

But he suggests that U.S. companies are also seeking access to Vietnam’s markets.(9)

“It could be the case there might be some pressure from the large (American) industrial manufacturers like the aircraft manufacturers or train companies.(10)
"这可能是情况有可能是一些来自像飞机制造商 (美国) 工业大厂的压力或火车公司。

All of them may be much more interested in exporting to Vietnam,” [Bajoria said.].(11)
所有这些可能会更加感兴趣出口到越南,"[Bajoria 说]。

As much as nineteen percent of Vietnam’s $200 billion in economic activity comes from exports.(12)
越南的 $ 2000 亿在经济活动中的 19%来自出口。

Last year, the Southeast Asian nation exported $38 billion in goods to the U.S. and imported almost $9 billion in goods and services in return.(13)
去年,这个东南亚国家 $ 380 亿货物出口到美国,进口几乎 $ 90 亿的货物和服务的回报。

Vietnam’s imports, however, increased by more than 14 percent in January with popular American products from Apple and Dell.(14)
进口越南的然而,增加了超过 14%一月份与受欢迎的美国产品,苹果和戴尔等。

In the financial center of Ho Chi Minh City, even Starbucks is becoming easy to find.(15)

Vojislav Milenkovic is with the business adviser BDG Insights. He said from Ho Chi Minh City, “You can see this every day on the street.(16)
沃伊斯拉夫 Milenkovic 是与业务顾问连续化的见解。他说︰ 从胡志明市,"你可以看到这每一天在大街上。

You can see that people are trying to save and to buy high-quality products from foreign countries.”(17)

Could more two-party trade deals be possible?(18)

After the U.S. presidential election, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen spoke to Trump by telephone.(19)

Trump told Nguyen that he wanted to strengthen ties with Vietnam and that he was willing to meet in the United States.(20)

Oscar Mussons is with Dezan Shira & Associates, a business consultancy in Ho Chi Minh City.(21)
奥斯卡 Mussons 是与 Dezan 希拉 & 同伙,胡志明市商业顾问。

He says Trump might ask for Vietnam’s support in the South China Sea, an important waterway where the U.S. is pushing freedom of navigation.(22)

Without the TPP, Vietnamese leaders have been looking for other trade deals to lift the country’s economy.(23)
没有 TPP,越南领导人一直在寻找其他的贸易交易,以提高该国的经济。

They include a free trade agreement with the European Union reached in 2015.(24)
他们包括一项自由贸易协定与欧洲联盟在 2015 年达到。

The deal is to take effect next year if Vietnam meets the EU parliament’s conditions.(25)

I’m Mario Ritter.(26)

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