Vietnam - Japan Trade and Investment Promotion Forum in 2023
The forum was attended by Mr. Pham Quang Hieu - Vietnamese Ambassador to Japan; Mr. Hoang Quang Phong - Vice President of Vietnam Federation of Commerce and Industry; Ms. Kakihara Atsuko - Co-Chair of the Japan Business Association and JMBCC along with over 150 representatives of large businesses and corporations in Japan. News from Long An Radio and Television reporter according to the group.
Chairman of Long An Provincial People's Committee - Nguyen Van Ut, Head of Long An Provincial Delegation introduced the province's socio-economic development situation
Speaking at the forum, Mr. Hoang Quang Phong - Vice President of the Vietnam Federation of Commerce and Industry said that economic and trade relations between Vietnam and Japan are developing strongly. Japan is one of Vietnam's largest trade and investment partners. In 2022, two-way trade turnover will be nearly 50 billion USD. Japan currently has over 5,000 investment projects in Vietnam with a total registered investment capital of more than 70 billion USD. Mr. Hoang Quang Phong also said that VCCI will continue to coordinate with Japanese partners to organize trade promotion, investment, and business connection activities between the two countries, to promote economic and trade cooperation. between Vietnam and Japan.
Delegates from all parties attended the forum
Attending the forum, Mr. Nguyen Van Ut - Chairman of the People's Committee of Long An province, Head of the working delegation of Long An province, introduced an overview of the province's socio-economic development situation, emphasizing its advantages. favorable geographical location, connected to provinces and cities in the region and the whole country, with a seaport and international border gate, the province is located in the southern key economic region.
Mr. Nguyen Van Ut emphasized the potential and advantages of Long An province in attracting investment and trade. The province has many industrial parks and export processing zones with synchronous technical infrastructure, attracting many large corporations and businesses from countries including Japan. At the same time, the province has an abundant, high-quality labor source, meeting the needs of investors; Some areas that Long An province is prioritizing to attract investment, such as: processing and manufacturing industry; High-tech agriculture; tourism; logistics;…
Enterprises of both sides signed a memorandum of cooperation
At the forum, Saigon Telecommunications Technology Joint Stock Company signed a memorandum of understanding with Vally Campus Japan (VCJ) and Valley Campus Saigon (VCS) on cooperation in implementing projects aimed at training, Providing highly qualified human resources in the fields of agriculture and IT, deploying high-tech IoT/agricultural application platforms, applying Blockchain technology to traceability, tracking and measurement carbon emissions, transferring technology solutions/equipment for high-tech agricultural projects, applying new technologies in Vietnam,...
The two sides signed a cooperation agreement in many fields
The signing ceremony of the cooperation agreement is an important milestone, contributing to promoting economic, trade and investment cooperation of Japanese companies, creating opportunities for businesses in Long An as well as other countries. Japanese businesses in Long An meet, exchange, and seek cooperation opportunities, contributing to further promoting economic, trade, and investment cooperation between the two countries./.
Reported by Long An Radio and Television
Translated by NT