Hanoi calls for investment from Japan hinh anh 1VCCI Chairman Vu Tien Loc speaks at theVietnam-Japan Economic Dialogue. (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – Authorities of Hanoi will create the most favourable conditions for foreign enterprises, including those from Japan, to expand investment in Hanoi, especially in the city’s key urban areas, said Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung.

Chung made the affirmation at the Vietnam-Japan Economic Dialogue, which was jointly organized by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and the Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI) in Hanoi on January 24 on the occasion of JCCI Chairman Akiro Mimura’s working visit to Vietnam.  

The Hanoi leader spoke highly of trade cooperation between Japan and Vietnam in general and between Japan and Hanoi in particular. 

He called on Japanese firms to expand investment in a wide range of fields in the city, especially in transport infrastructure development, hotels, drug distribution, high-tech agriculture, support industry, and industrial park (IP) and shopping centre development. 

In his speech, VCCI Chairman Vu Tien Loc said Vietnam and its business community are looking forwards to a stable growth economy and sustainable development. 

The country is making efforts to support micro-, small- and-medium-sized enterprises in joining the integration process and then deeply participating in global value chains. 

Nguyen Hoang, Chairman of the Hanoi Association of Support Industry Enterprises stressed the need to deploy intensive support programmes among the two countries’ business communities, especially SMEs

He said he hopes the Japanese Government will increase support for Vietnam in developing the support industry under the strategic cooperation programme between the two nations. 

JCCI Chairman Akiro Mimura said many Japanese enterprises are seeking to further connect with Vietnamese partners in the context that Japan is in need of high-quality human resources. 

The Japanese side is willing to help train Vietnamese labourers, thus improving their skills in various sectors, and support Vietnamese enterprises in addressing difficulties in production and technology renovation, he stated.-VNA