British PM offers loan, touts trade potential on Vietnam visit

July 29, 2015 2:47 PM

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HANOI, July 29 Prime Minister David Cameron pushed to step up trade with Vietnam on Wednesday to capitalise on "enormous" opportunities for British firms in an economy Britain would support with 500 million pounds in infrastructure loans.

Making his fourth stop on his sweep through Southeast Asia, Cameron met Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Tan Dung in Hanoi and oversaw agreements between companies of both countries in infrastructure, engineering, insurance and energy.

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