The cross years will be held in 2019−2020 to mark the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Russia and Vietnam and the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Agreement on Friendly Relations.
The Prime Minister answered Russian media representatives’ questions following a Eurasian Intergovernmental Council meeting.
Dmitry Medvedev: “In 2018, the Union’s overall GDP grew by 2.5 percent. Trade with third countries increased by 19 percent, and mutual trade between the participating countries went up by more than 9 percent due to an increase in the volume of goods being moved. There is a positive trend in industrial production – an increment of about 3 percent.”