Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh is actively pursuing stronger financial and technological ties with the United States following the current upgrade of diplomatic relations in between the two nations. Throughout his take a look at to America, Chin met with US Trade Representative Catherine Thay in Washington to talk about the US designating Vietnam as a industry economy. The Vietnamese government’s site cited Chinh’s need for a swift selection on the matter. The US responded by agreeing to speedily take into account the request, which was confirmed for the duration of President Joe Biden’s current take a look at to Hanoi. Presently, Vietnam is classified as a “non-industry economy” by the US, which can pose a challenge for Vietnamese exporters involved in anti-dumping investigations.