Vietnam, Malaysia seek to boost trade in livestock products

Vietnam, Malaysia seek to boost trade in livestock products

NDO/VNA – Measures to promote trade in livestock products between Vietnam and Malaysia was the focus of a seminar held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on April 21. (Apr 21, 2018)

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