City and Port of Oakland, sign trade agreement with Haiphong, Vietnam

Oakland, Calif. – Join the City of Oakland, Port of Oakland and representatives from Haiphong, Vietnam in the announcement of a major trade agreement.

One correction - The nation of Vietnam is Port of Oakland's second largest import trading partner (Please use this media advisory instead of the earlier one).

Over the past year, the bi-lateral trade commercial value between the Ports of Oakland and Haiphong amounted to U.S. $401 million (November 2022 through October 2023).

The City and the Port led a delegation in August to Vietnam, meeting with Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, the mayors of Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang, and representatives of Long An International Port.


Port of Oakland, City of Oakland and Vietnam government officials announce trade agreement; photo opportunities of formal signing ceremony


Thursday, Nov. 16, 2023, at 1:30 p.m. PT


Port of Oakland – 2nd Floor (Board Room)

530 Water Street

Oakland, CA 94607

NOTE: Plenty of street parking and nearby multi-level garage parking


- Mayor Sheng Thao, City of Oakland

- Danny Wan, Port of Oakland Executive Director

- Le Tien Chau, Hai Phong City Party Committee Secretary


Marilyn Sandifur, Communications Manager

Port of Oakland

Tel. 510-627-1193

Cell: 510-815-2665

Email: [email protected]