Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Vietnam Australia Relations

Co-operations in Defense, Police and Regional Security

Co-operations in Defense, Police and Regional Security

Formal defense relations between Australia and Viet Nam were established in February 1999, with the opening of a Defense Attaché Office at the Australian Embassy in Hanoi. Viet Nam's first Defense Attaché to Australia took up his appointment in Canberra in September 2000.
Trade and Economic Relations

Trade and Economic Relations

 The Australian Minister for Trade, Warren Truss and the Vietnamese Minister of Planning and Investment, HE Vo Hong Phuc, co-chaired the 7th Australia-Vietnam Joint Trade and Economic Cooperation Committee on 16-17 July in Canberra.  The Ministers issued a Joint Communiqué.

Merchandise trade

Merchandise trade

In 2005-2006, two-way goods trade between Australia and Vietnam totaled $5.08 billion. Two-way services trade added an additional $669 million
Services trade

Services trade

Services exports to Vietnam in 2005 were worth A$225 million. Education and training remains Australia's single largest services export, worth A$137 million per annum. Services imports from Vietnam in 2005 were valued at A$390 million, dominated by tourism-related spending (A$276m).
Co-operations in Education and Training

Co-operations in Education and Training

Of all the English-speaking countries in the world, Australia welcomes the largest number of students from Vietnam. There are currently some 7,200 students from Vietnam studying in Australia, and an estimated of 8000 more studying Australian education and training courses in Vietnam.
Export and Investment Opportunities for Australia in Vietnam

Export and Investment Opportunities for Australia in Vietnam

Vietnam's rapid economic growth over recent years has led to large demand for imported goods, creating significant opportunities for Australian exporters of metals, wheat, dairy produce, machinery, petroleum-based products and live animals
Development Cooperation Programs

Development Cooperation Programs

Australia's total overseas development assistance to Vietnam in 2006-07 is estimated at $81.5 million. Amongst 40 donor countries and agencies in Vietnam, Australia consistently ranked among the top ten bilateral donors in 2006-07. Vietnam is Australia's fourth largest development partner after Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands and Indonesia.
JetStar flies into Vietnam

JetStar flies into Vietnam

In late November 2006, Australian budget carrier JetStar undertook its first direct Sydney-HCMC flight. JetStar now flies this route three times a week.
Examples of Recent Successes QANTAS invests in Pacific Airlines

Examples of Recent Successes QANTAS invests in Pacific Airlines

In April 2007 QANTAS signed an investment agreement with the State Capital Investment Corporation (SCIC), the investment holding arm of the Vietnamese Government, to purchase a 30 per cent share in Vietnam’s second largest airline, Pacific Airlines.
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