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Ashton backs EU-Vietnam trade deal by year-end

12.08.14 @ 17:42

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EU foreign relations chief Ashton said on Tuesday she hopes the EU will conclude a free-trade agreement with Vietnam before the end of 2014. She was speaking following meetings with Vietnamese ministers in Hanoi. The EU is already Vietnam's largest export market, shipping goods worth €21 billion per year.