Japanese firms seek investment opportunities in Ha Nam hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Source: VNA)
Ha Nam (VNA) – A business delegation from Hyogo prefecture and Kobe city of Japan held a working session with leaders of northern Ha Nam province on September 11 to inquire about the local investment environment.

Speaking at the event, Secretary of the provincial Party Committee Nguyen Dinh Khang said Ha Nam is now home to 60 Japanese firms, accounting for one-third of the total number of foreign-invested enterprises in the province, with a total registered capital of over 560 million USD, mostly in mechanical engineering, automobiles, motorbikes and supporting industry.

Ha Nam highly evaluated the competence and cooperation of Japanese businesses and expected more Japanese investors to carry out projects in the province, Khang said.

Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Vu Dai Thang briefed the guests about the province’s economic potentials and investment attraction policies, with priority given to high-tech and supporting industries.

He said the Dong Van III industrial park with a favourable location and modern infrastructure is reserved for Japanese investors.

In agriculture, Ha Nam has advocated attracting investment in high-tech agricultural zones, apart from health care, education and training, and tourism, he said, adding that upon investing in the locality, businesses will receive assistance in electricity, water, workforce recruitment and security and order in line with the province’s 10 commitments to investors.

Shiro Muramoto, a special advisor of Kobe city’s commercial centre, said the visit aims to seek business opportunities in Ha Nam.

He said a number of firms in Kobe and Hyogo are interested in doing business in the province.-VNA