A number of policies and measures to support foreign direct investment (FDI) firms working in hi-tech sector were introduced at an international workshop in Hanoi on May 15.

The event was co-hosted by the Ministry of Science and Technology and the Association of Republic of Korea (RoK) Enterprises in Vietnam.

Addressing the opening ceremony, Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Tran Viet Thanh stressed that the Government of Vietnam always pays due attention to working out policies and measures to support FDI companies, particularly those operating in the field of high technology.

He added that enterprises granted licenses to work in the hi-tech sector in Vietnam are eligible to tax and fee incentives.

RoK Ambassador to Vietnam Ha Chan-ho affirmed that the Vietnamese Government has issued policies to strongly facilitate investment and research in the field over the past time.

Participants at the workshop also learned about mechanisms and procedures to apply for licenses to operate in the field.

They shared experience and chances to invest in promising localities like the central coastal city of Da Nang.

Over the past time, the Vietnam – RoK cooperation has kept growing in various realms. The RoK has become Vietnam’s leading trade and investment partner, with 1,500 firms operating in the country.-VNA