The southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau should focus on
developing support industries and logistics in the future, said Japanese
Experts of the Japan International
Cooperation Agency (JICA) made the suggestion during their working
session with the provincial People’s Committee on July 4.
At the session, the Japanese experts delivered their mid-term report
on a JICA project researching building growth poles in the northern,
central and southern regions of Vietnam . The project has been
implemented in 25 cities and provinces scattering in the all three
For Ba Ria-Vung Tau province, the JICA
research group gave comments on the province’s development policies
encouraging non-monetary and non-tariff preferences, as well as basic
policy positions on short-, middle- and long-term strategies.
These are useful recommendations for Ba Ria-Vung Tau province when building its future development plans.
Yoichi Sakurada, head of the research group, said that in September
and October, the group will interview Japanese small- and medium-sized
enterprises and organise a joint seminar on the most suitable
cooperation areas between the two countries’ businesses.-VNA