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Secretary Ross meets with Vietnamese Vice Minister of Agriculture

CDFA Secretary Karen Ross with Vice Minister Le Quoc Doanh, Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development

This afternoon CDFA Secretary Karen Ross met with a Vietnamese Delegation of government and business leaders led by Vice Minister Le Quoc Doanh of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. This meeting served as an opportunity to strengthen the collaboration and partnership between Vietnam and California on issues related to trade, climate and technology.

Vietnam is California’s tenth largest agricultural export destination valued at more $331 million. Leading exports to the market include: almonds, dairy, walnuts, cotton and table grapes.

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