The first joint assembly of the Minsk Automobile Plant vehicles in Vietnam will go operational in autumn 2018. Apart from that, sales of dairy products have substantially increased. The readiness to build up cooperation ties was confirmed in Minsk at a meeting of the intergovernmental commission. The MAZ-Asia plant near Hanoi launched duty-free shipments to Vietnam. The construction of the joint venture for making dairy products in Vietnam is supposed to begin at the end of the year.