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Thế Giới Publishers (Vietnamese : Nhà xuất bản Thế Giới, literally "World Publishers"), known as Foreign Languages Publishing House (Nhà xuất bản ngoại văn) from 1957 to 1992, [1] is Vietnam's official foreign language publishing house. It was established in 1957 "to introduce readers around the world to Vietnam" through publications in English, French and other foreign languages. [2] It also now publishes bilingual books and books in Vietnamese.

It publishes Vietnam Cultural Window an English language bi-monthly illustrated magazine, as well as a quarterly academic journal, Vietnamese Studies and its French version, Etudes Vietnamiennes.

Thế Giới also offers consultancy services using its experience in translation and publishing for cooperative ventures in the book industry, printing and translation.

Thế Giới publications cover a wide range of topics:

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  1. "Éditions Thế Giới". Bibliothèque nationale de France (in French). Retrieved 5 October 2020.
  2. Thế Giới Publishers