Since , Americans have been accounted for, including in Vietnam. Several U. Subsidies have been cut to some inefficient state enterprises. The country has expanded trade with its East Asian neighbors as well as with countries in Western Europe and North America. The two countries have broadened their political exchanges through regular dialogues on human rights and regional security.
Department of Commerce, provides authoritative economic, business, and international trade information from the Federal government. Vietnam and the United States also signed a bilateral Maritime Agreement in March that opened the maritime transport and services industry of Vietnam to U. Principal U. Vietnam and China each assert claims to the Spratly Islands as does Taiwan , an archipelago in a potentially oil-rich area of the South China Sea. Emergency information concerning Americans traveling abroad may be obtained by calling toll free in the U.