Vietnamese businesses operating in the fields of garment, farm produce and food, are interested in expanding their network in Russia by building an industrial zone in suburban Moscow, Vietnamese Ambassador Nguyen Thanh Son has said.

Son made the statement at a working session with Moscow Governor Andrey Vorobiov on measures to boost economic, trade and investment ties between the two countries’ localities on January 20.

During the session, the two sides agreed to speed up technical negotiations for the early establishment of the zone.

According to the Vietnamese ambassador, the dairy producer TH True Milk plans to invest about 1 billion USD in animal feed, dairy cow breeding and milk production in Russia while some oriental medicine businesses are considering the building a health care centre in the capital city of Moscow .

On the occasion, Son invited to Andrey visit Vietnam in an early date to sign inter-locality cooperation agreements and meet Vietnamese firms which wish to invest in Russia . The Moscow leader accepted the invitation with pleasure.-VNA