Ho Chi Minh City will create all possible conditions for Polish firms to do business and seek partners there, said Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Le Hoang Quan while receiving Polish Deputy Foreign Minister Katarzyna Kacperczyk on June 13.

Kacperczyk, who is on an offical Vietnam visit, described HCM City as the most dynamic economic hub of the country, with a key role to play in the trade links between Vietnam and Poland in the coming time.

She told the host that Poland always considers Vietnam a key political and trade partner with which it hopes to drive bilateral cooperation forward, especially in medicine, infrastructure building, and hi-technology.

Earlier, the Polish official participated in the Vietnam-Poland Economic Forum held in the city, during which she highlighted HCM City as having a propitious environment to draw investors.

Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Le Manh Ha confirmed that his city always welcomes and makes it easier for foreign firms, including those from Poland, to promote trade.

It also encourages businesses of Vietnam and Poland to increase the exploration of fields in need of development, such as services and information technology, Ha added.

Monika Piatkowska, Vice President of the Polish Information and Foreign Investment Agency, said foreign investment into Vietnam is on the rise, with many investors deeply impressed by the business environment in the country.

She underlined the economic ties between Vietnam and Poland, as well as the bilateral investment activities as a cornerstone for stronger cooperation in the near future.

Poland is currently the largest trade partner of Vietnam within central and eastern Europe, while Vietnam is its third biggest partner in Southeast Asia.

It has so far run 10 investment projects in Vietnam, including two worth 350,000 USD in Ho Chi Minh City. Its two-way trade with the city was recorded at 45 million USD in the first five months of this year.-VNA