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Vietnam – U.S. Trade RelationsViet Nam and the U.S. established diplomatic relations on July 12 th, 1995, exchanged their first Ambassadors in July 1997, opened the U.S. Consulate General in Hochiminh City and Viet Nam Consulate General in San Francisco in November 1997. A series of bilateral summits have helped drive the improvement of ties, including President George W. Bush's visit to Hanoi in November 2006, President Triet's visit to Washington in June 2007, and Prime Minister Dung's visits to Washington in June 2008 and April 2010.