Trump’s actions are throwing further doubt to America's global leadership position.
Trade ministers meeting on the sidelines of the APEC summit are due to present their proposal on the future of the TPP to leaders on Friday. At this stage, though, they still don’t have a deal.
Natural disasters have killed more than 13,000 people and caused more than 6.4 billion dollars in property damage over the past 20 years in Vietnam, according to the World Bank.
APEC is the leading economic forum in the Asia Pacific region with a focus on supporting sustainable economic growth and prosperity of economies within the region.