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  • The U.S. Commerce Department announced 13 new transactions with Vietnam worth $8 billion, including $3 billion worth of U.S.-produced content that would support more than 23,000 American jobs. Caterpillar Inc and its dealer in Vietnam also agreed to provide generator management technology for more than 100 generators in Vietnam, the company said.

  • What Trump's Asia policy looks like

    With the Vietnamese PM's visit to the White House, there are encouraging signs Trump is starting to engage with Southeast Asia, says Jonathan Stromseth, Brookings.

  • Caterpillar Inc and its dealer in Vietnam also agreed to provide generator management technology for more than 100 generators in Vietnam, the company said. "They just made a very large order in the United States- and we appreciate that- for many billions of dollars, which means jobs for the United States and great, great equipment for Vietnam," Trump told reporters...

  • Caterpillar Inc and its dealer in Vietnam also agreed to provide generator management technology for more than 100 generators in Vietnam, the company said. "They just made a very large order in the United States- and we appreciate that- for many billions of dollars, which means jobs for the United States and great, great equipment for Vietnam," Trump told reporters...

  • Trump meets with Vietnam prime minister

    President Donald Trump and Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc give statements following their meeting at the White House.

  • Trump's deals with Vietnam

    CNBC's Seema Mody reports on Vietnam's role as American ally in Asia as President Trump meets with Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

  • Trump turns to Vietnam as a potential ally against China

    President Donald Trump may turn to Vietnam as a potential maritime counter to China.

  • A satellite image released by the Asian Maritime Transparency Initiative at Washington's Center for Strategic and International Studies shows construction of possible radar tower facilities in the Spratly Islands in the disputed South China Sea.

    Hanoi could emerge as a key player in Washington's long-term Southeast Asia push that's aimed at neutralizing Beijing's influence in the South China Sea.

  • WASHINGTON, May 30- Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on Tuesday he would sign deals for U.S. goods and services worth $15 billion to $17 billion during his visit to Washington, D.C., mainly for high technology products and for services. "Vietnam will increase the import of high technologies and services from the United States, and on the occasion of...

  • Bilateral trade and the South China Sea could feature prominently on Trump's discussions with the Vietnamese PM, says Rodger Baker of Stratfor

  • Vietnam tolerates little dissent and human rights groups and western countries have criticized its arrests of anti-government bloggers. In February, Vietnam complained about "toxic" anti-government and offensive content on Facebook and Google's YouTube application, pressuring domestic firms to withhold advertising until the social media firms found...

  • A satellite image released by the Asian Maritime Transparency Initiative at Washington's Center for Strategic and International Studies shows construction of possible radar tower facilities in the Spratly Islands in the disputed South China Sea.

    A U.S. Navy destroyer was traveling close to Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands in a move likely to anger China.

  • *India stays firm on tariff reductions. The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership would create a free trade area of more than 3.5 billion people, bringing together China, India, Japan, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand as well as Southeast Asian nations. The main focus of RCEP is reducing tariffs, which India in particular is nervous about, and while it...

  • A train at the Urumqi South railway station. China is spending on high-speed rail projects as part of its "One Belt, One Road" initiative.

    Is China spending big to overhaul its image problem?

  • HANOI, May 22- Disagreements between Asian countries over a China- backed free trade deal surfaced at talks on Monday, raising questions over a target for concluding negotiations by the end of the year. The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership would create a free trade area of more than 3.5 billion people, bringing together China, India, Japan, South Korea,...

  • TPP-11 left to forge their own path, make agreement viable

    CNBC's Sri Jegarajah speaks about the latest TPP negotiations, with comments from Australian Trade Minister Steven Ciobo.

  • HANOI, May 22- Asian trade ministers met on Monday to discuss a proposed free trade deal that is backed by China and has been given new impetus by the U.S. withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement. The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership would create a free trade area of more than 3.5 billion people, bringing together China, India, Japan,...

  • HANOI, May 22- Asian trade ministers met on Monday to discuss a proposed free trade deal that is backed by China and has been given new impetus by the U.S. withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement. The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership would create a free trade area of more than 3.5 billion people, bringing together China, India, Japan,...

  • HANOI, May 21- In a stormy first foray abroad for Robert Lighthizer, the new U.S. With the United States on one side and the 20 other members of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation forum on the other at a meeting in Vietnam, a planned joint statement had to be scrapped because of these differences. Instead, there was one statement from the Vietnamese chairman of the...

  • A cargo ship makes its way through the Miraflores locks as it crosses the Panama Canal on April 7, 2016 in Panama City, Panama.

    Pacific Alliance countries are in talks to expand the trade bloc outside Latin America and into high-growth Asia amid uncertainty over TPP.