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Hanoi (VNA) – A delegation of Toyama prefecture of Japan expressed wish to expand business cooperation with Vietnam at a seminar in Hanoi on December 21.

Addressing the seminar, Chairman of Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) Vu Tien Loc said that along with many encouraging policies and mechanism to attract foreign investment, Vietnam is regarded as a country with the most stable politics and society in Southeast Asia, winning the trust of investors.

He affirmed that the Vietnamese Government, the VCCI, and local authorities are committed to continuously improving business and investment environment.

Toyama Governor Takakazu Ishii said that Toyama is Japan’s leading locality in chemicals - pharmaceuticals, electrical and support industries.

He said about 40 businesses of Toyama prefecture have invested in Vietnam and the figure is hoped to increase in the future.

Toyama prefecture in Honshu Island is known for its mechanical and pharmaceutical products, electronic components as well as industrial waste treatment technology.-VNA