Vietnam expects to boost its trade with Turkey and reach an annual trade volume of $1 billion in 2011, Vietnam's Ambassador to Turkey said on Thursday.
Ambassador Duong Huynh Lap, who is in the Aegean province of Izmir to attend the Izmir International Fair and meeting of Turkey-Vietnam Economy Forum, met with members of Izmir Chamber of Commerce.
Lap informed Turkish businessmen about Vietnamese economy and said Vietnam, with its population of 86 million, offers great opportunities for Turkish companies.
Lap said the trade volume between the two countries was around $600 million in 2009 and would reach $700 million this year. He said, "our target its to make it $1 billion next year."