Vietnam gains higher exports to Canada, Mexico partly due to CPTPP

Vietnam gains higher exports to Canada, Mexico partly due to CPTPP

NDO/VNA – Vietnam has taken full advantage of the CPTPP to gain strong growth in exports to Canada and Mexico, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT). (14 hours ago)

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