The conference takes place on April 18 (Source: daibieunhandan.vn)

Hai Phong (VNA) – The Investment, Trade and Tourism Promotion Centre in Hai Phong city on April 18 held a conference to promote investment and launch the website www.hppc.gov.vn.

The centre’s director Le Tri Vu said that the website was designed to provide information about the northern port city’s socio-economic affairs and its potential, strengths and policies in investment, trade and tourism for domestic and foreign enterprises.

At the conference, the centre signed contracts with the Transport Engineering Construction and Mechanics Joint Stock Company, Nam Dinh Vu Investment JSC, Hai Phong VSIP limited company and Shinec JSC.

The parties will coordinate in organising seminars and programmes to promote investment, aiming to attract 5 billion USD in 180 projects, with a goal of 40 projects worth 1.8 billion USD in the 2017-2018 period.

The centre also inked a memorandum of understanding on a 450 million USD credit with the Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam (Vietcombank) – South Hai Phong branch in order to support 20 ongoing projects in the city.

Director of the North Vietnam Investment Promotion Centre Pham Vu Hai said that the centre will help the Hai Phong centre connect with investors, investment promotion centres of other localities, embassies, and foreign organisations, while supporting it in holding investment promotion activities and improving the city’s business and investment environment.-VNA