ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon Print
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc speaks during an interview in Tokyo on June 5.

Vietnam 'considering' options for TPP renegotiation, PM says

Hanoi seeks 'mutual benefits' for remaining members after US exit

KENTARO IWAMOTO, Nikkei staff writer | China

TOKYO -- Vietnam is mulling which sections of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement can be renegotiated after the withdrawal of the U.S., Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said in an interview with the Nikkei Asian Review on Monday.

"Vietnam has assigned the minister in charge of trade to discuss with other members [of the TPP] on the options for the way forward," he said on the sidelines of the annual Future of Asia conference in Tokyo. The goal, he added, is to find "a way to balance and harmonize the interests of the signatories."

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Discover the all new Nikkei Asia app

  • Take your reading anywhere with offline reading functions
  • Never miss a story with breaking news alerts
  • Customize your reading experience

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more