Illustrative photo (Source:VNA)

Yen Bai (VNA) – Japan’s companies have planned to open a rice processing and trading firm in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai.

The information was heard during a working session between a business group from Japan’s Seibu Nousan Vietnam and Nhat-Viet Agreen companies with officials of the province on April 22.

During the meeting, director of the Seibu Nousan Vietnam Ichikawa talked about the implementation of the project while asking for information on the granting of a business license and other procedures, to carry out the work in the locality.

Vice Chairperson of the provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Chien Thang affirmed that the province will create the best possible conditions for the establishment of the rice firm in the locality. 

Officials of the province’s relevant authorities also provided information about conditions and preferential policies for enterprises and investment projects in the locality’s agriculture and rural development in accordance with Vietnam law. 

On the same day, representatives from the Japanese companies conducted fact-finding trips in some clean vegetable planting projects and a variety and sampling centre in the city.-VNA