The southern province of Dong Nai has issued a decision to set up a “Kansai Desk” to solve all procedure on investment and share investment information with businesses from Japan’s Kansai region.

“Kansai Desk”, a unit under the Dong Nai Industrial Zone Management Board, is responsible for receiving and responding to requests from Kansai region’s businesses by direct discussions and emails or on telephone. It also works with the province’s relevant agencies to provide consultations to investors.

In early this year, Dong Nai province and Kansai region signed an agreement on economic cooperation in order to strengthen exchange, experience sharing and investment in the fields of mutual concern, including supporting industry, environmental pollution treatment, energy saving and human resources development.

Dong Nai is home to over 1,000 foreign businesses with a total capital of 23 billion USD, generating jobs for nearly 50,000 labourers. Of the firms, 130 come from Japan with total investment of more than 3 billion USD, according to the provincial Department of Planning and Investment.-VNA