Businesses from Vietnam and China reached tens of agreements on economic cooperation at a seminar held in Vietnam ’s northern province of Quang Ninh on April 17.

The seminar, themed “Economic exchange and cooperation between Vietnamese and Chinese enterprises” was jointly held by the Cooperatives and Non-state Enterprises Alliance and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Association of Quang Ninh province in coordination with the alliances in Hanoi , Lao Cai and Hai Phong.

The event brought together nearly 100 businesses of the two countries and the Industry and Commerce Unions of China chapters in Fangcheng , Guangdong , Dongxing and Liuzhou .

Participants discusses issues regarding their business operation and sought cooperation opportunities in numerous areas, including wood products, fertilizers, mechanical engineering, farming machines, transportation and services.

At the event, Quang Ninh province Cooperatives and Non-state Enterprises Alliance signed a memorandum of understanding with the Industry and Trade Union of Liujiang country, Guangxi province, under which the two sides agreed to provide each other with information about the market and regional fairs along with exchanging visits of businesses.

On the same day, an investment and trade promotion centre was opened in Mong Cai city./.