After Typhoon Damrey’s winds tore off roofs, felled trees and ripped up electricity poles, heavy rains brought floods to central Vietnam just days before the region is due to host the APEC summit of Asia-Pacific leaders.
Vietnam is prone to destructive storms and flooding due to its long coastline.
Vietnam often suffers from destructive storms and floods due to its long coastline. More than 200 people were killed in storms last year.
Instead of being negatively affected by President Donald Trump’s abandonment of the TPP trade deal, trade has risen by about 6% in 2017 itself.