Viet Nam News: Vietnamese companies fail to get foothold in Ukraine

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Sept. 27, 2012, 10:34 a.m. | Ukraine abroad — by Viet Nam News

Ukraine's President Viktor Yanukovych (R) and his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Minh Triet (L) inspect an honour guard during a celemonial welcome at the presidential palace in Hanoi on March 26, 2011.

HA NOI — Vietnamese businesses have failed to gain a significant foothold in Ukraine, despite marking it out as a key growth market for domestic enterprises, said deputy head of the Ministry of Industry and Trade's Trade Promotion Centre Le Hoang Oanh.

Vietnamese exports currently account for a modest 1.58 per cent of the Ukrainian total import value, Oanh told a Ukrainian investment conference on Tuesday, Sept. 26.

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