http://IMPORTS AND EXPORTS / DOMESTIC / INTERNATIONAL SA and Vietnam to accelerate trade Today 16:15 Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane. Source: GCIS South Africa and Vietnam have agreed to fast-track trade relations according to minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane. This technology can change your business A government statement noted that expanding trade and investment between the two countries had been identified as a way of strengthening bilateral relations. Vietnam is currently South Africa’s second largest trading partner in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) with trade between the two countries having grown from R18.4 billion in 2015 to R20.5 billion in 2016. South Africa’s main exports to Vietnam include live animals, vegetables and mineral products while SA’s top imports include machinery, footwear and textiles.