More than 60 small and medium-sized businesses from Thailand’s central and northeastern areas gathered in Ho Chi Minh City on August 15 to discuss the possibility of cooperation in the logistics sector.

The conference was jointly organised by Thailand ’s Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City and the Investment and Trade Promotion Centre (ITPC) of the city.

Thai businesses, which are operating in the fields of import-export, consumer goods, foodstuff processing, construction materials, transportation and service, arrived in Vietnam with the aim of surveying cooperative opportunities in logistics services.

The event provided the businesses with a chance to research markets and seek business partners and investment opportunities in Vietnam .

At the conference, Nguyen Tan Phat from Sunrise Logistics Company in Ho Chi Minh City , expressed hope that both countries’ businesses would strengthen trade ties through support from State organs and trade promotion agencies.

A representative from ITPC also affirmed that the centre made consistent efforts to create links between domestic and foreign businesses, offering support and providing free consultancy on the socio-economic situation and investment environment to foreign enterprises and Thai businesses in particular./.