Vietnam, one of the key member-states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), covers a total area 331,210 sq. km – making it almost the same size as Germany. In addition to the size connection, there is also a people connection with over 125,000 Vietnamese or Germans of Vietnamese descent living in Germany and over 100,000 German-speakers currently residing in Vietnam.
Germany now Vietnam’s largest EU trading partner Nov. 3 – In 2010, bilateral trade between Vietnam and Germany reached US$4.1 billion, showing substantial development since the two countries set up diplomatic agreements on September 23, 1975. The mutual understanding between Vietnam and Germany has been further strengthened through maintaining trustworthy partnerships and a political consultation […]