A bird-eye view of Antalya city. (Source: rehamedinglobal.com)

HCM City (VNA) - A delegation of business executives representing nine companies based in Turkey’s Antalya city on September 7 met with their counterparts in HCM City to exchange information and explore business opportunities.

They represent prominent companies that produce fertilisers, plant nutrition products, seeds and biological defence products.

Yonetim Kurulu Uyesi of the board of the Antalya Chamber of Commerce and Industry said Turkish firms want to understand more about Vietnam’s rapidly growing fertiliser market and strengthen their relations with Vietnamese companies.

“Vietnam market is a promising market for us.”

According to the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), trade between Vietnam and Turkey has grown from 1 billion USD in 2012 to 1.5 billion USD last year, with Vietnam enjoying a surplus.

The two countries have set themselves a target of doubling trade to 3 billion USD this year.

Vietnam exports mainly mobile phones and accessories, fibres and yarns, computers, electronic products and accessories, fabric, and rubber and imports machinery and equipment, milk and milk products, medicines, plastic products, and chemicals.

The business-matching event was organised by the VCCI in collaboration with the Antalya Chamber of Commerce and Industry.-VNA