Canada pushes for trade in Vietnam as West derisks from China


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Open this photo in gallery: In this Feb. 6, 2024, file photo, Export Promotion, International Trade and Economic Development Minister Mary Ng speaks in the House of Commons.Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press Trade Minister Mary Ng opened the second Canada-Vietnam Joint Economic Committee in Hanoi on Wednesday, following meetings with senior Vietnamese leaders in the Southeast Asian country’s capital. Ms. Ng is leading the largest-ever “Team Canada” delegation to Vietnam this week, visiting Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. Both Ottawa and Canadian businesses are seeking closer ties with Vietnam, as the country’s economy is booming amid a push in the...