Japan is third on the list of top foreign investors in Dong Nai province with over 240 projects worth a combined 4.3 billion USD (Illustrative image. Source: VNA)

Dong Nai (VNA) –
The People’s Committee of the southern industrial province of Dong Nai held a dialogue on August 28 with locally-based Japanese firms with the aim of removing obstacles for the firms’ operation.

The province is currently home to more than 1,800 foreign-invested projects with total capital of 32.8 billion USD. Japan is third on the list of top foreign investors in the province with over 240 projects worth a combined 4.3 billion USD. Japanese-invested firms employ more than 63,000 workers

At the dialogue, Japanese businesses talked about problems they encountered in visa, foreigners’ income tax and corporate tax.

Representatives from local agencies gave detailed explanation and promptly addressed arising issues when possible.

Chairman of the Japanese business association in Dong Nai Kadowaki Keiichi said the provincial authorities have removed many obstacles faced by Japanese investors thanks to the dialogues held so far, thus promoting cooperation for development between the two nations and among their firms.  

Vice Chairman of Dong Nai People’s Committee Tran Van Vinh noted that the Japanese business community in Dong Nai has contributed greatly to the province’s high and stable economic growth as well as its shift towards sustainable development.  

The same day, the Dong Nai People’s Committee organized a B2B event between Japanese and local firms.-VNA