Organize Japanese business delegations to seek investment opportunities in Vietnam

At the meeting, the Deputy Prime Minister affirmed that the Vietnam-Japan extensive strategic partnership is in the good development stage based on the increasingly strengthened political trust. The two countries are now leading partners in economic, trade and investment cooperation.

Currently, Japan continues to be the most important economic partner of Vietnam; is the largest ODA provider with a total ODA of about 27 billion USD; Vietnam's fourth trading partner with total trade turnover in 2018 is about 38 billion USD. Besides, between businesses and people of the two countries have formed close, cooperation relationships.

Effective investment projects of Japanese enterprises have contributed significantly to socio- economic development and job creation for workers. Japan is currently the second investor among countries and territories investing in Vietnam, with more than 4,300 projects with a total registered capital of nearly US $ 60 billion.

The Deputy Prime Minister affirmed that in the coming time, Vietnam would like Japanese investors to continue to expand investment, cooperate with Vietnamese enterprises to invest in priority sectors such as agricultural machinery, processing of agricultural and aquatic products, electronics, shipbuilding, cars and spare parts, environmental industry, energy saving and a number of other important fields such as infrastructure, energy and supporting industries, high- tech agriculture.

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung highly appreciated the good sentiments and valuable contributions of Vice Chairman Onoi Yoshiki and members of the Council for Promotion of Japanese People's Diplomacy to promote cooperation. - Friendship between Vietnam and Japan for many years, including the organization of many business delegations to explore opportunities for cooperation and investment in Vietnam from 2011 to the present.

Expressing his impression on Vietnam's economic development over the past time, Vice Chairman of the People's Promotion Council of Japan Onoi Yoshiki affirmed that he would continue his efforts to contribute to the development of Vietnam through promoting people's diplomacy between the two countries.
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