Vietnam is Canada's largest trading partner

Vietnam has been the leading trading partner of Canada in the ASEAN region since 2015 and the agricultural foods and seafood accounting for most of bilateral trade.
(Illustrative photo:SGGP)
(Illustrative photo:SGGP)

The information was reported by Consul General of Canada Consulate General of Canada in Ho Chi Minh City Kyle Nunas at the recent event named “Canada's Culinary Elite” in Ho Chi Minh City. 

Last year, Canada’s agricultural foods and seafood exports to Vietnam reached CAD 313 million, meanwhile Vietnam’s agricultural foods and seafood exports to the market gained CAD 582 million. 

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) between the two countries helped to cut down trade taxes for many items which will bring Canadian high quality products with affordable prices to Vietnamese consumers and vice versa.