“Both countries know that they will have to continue to work towards finding a balance where they can both benefit economically and co-exist politically,” said Jonathan Spangler, director of the South China Sea Think Tank in Taipei.

https://www.voanews.com/a/vietnam-faces-new-oil-dispute-with-china-after-beijing-cuts-visit-short/3915859.html

From interview transcript:

“As with so many other countries, Vietnam’s relationship with China is characterized by both political friction and economic cooperation. The sudden cancelation of bilateral talks is a reflection of those political tensions. Both countries know, however, that they will have to continue to work towards finding a balance where they can both benefit economically and co-exist politically.”