2018 Taiwan Expo in Vietnam opens

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TAITRA director James Huang said that Vietnam has been Taiwan’s most important partner in Southeast Asia. (CNA photo)

The second annual 2018 Taiwan Expo opened in Vietnam on Thursday in Ho Chi Minh City.

Taiwan’s trade council chairman James Huang said that Vietnam has been Taiwan’s most important partner in Southeast Asia. It is the top market for Taiwan’s investments with 37% of Taiwan’s Southeast Asian investments in Vietnam. Taiwan has invested over US$30 billion in Vietnam.

Huang said that the people of Taiwan and Vietnam have enjoyed good relations. The people of the two nations share a similar culture as both are hardworking and have a passion for their work.

This year Taiwan has 190 companies hosting 250 booths at the Taiwan Expo.