Vietnamese businesses on September 25 gathered at a seminar to discuss how to access Ukraine, one of the country’s potential market for export.

Le Hoang Oanh, deputy head of the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Trade Promotion Department, said that Vietnamese goods have not established a remarkable position in import-export activities of Ukraine while the European country has shown a stable growth in export and import of goods of Vietnam’s strategic items.

The seminar aims to provide information on Ukraine’s market such as consumer demand, price fluctuation, culture and trade-related legal documents to domestic businesses with hopes to boost trade ties between two countries.

By the end of 2011, Ukraine has 10 projects which are still effective in Vietnam, with total registered capital of over 23.27 million USD, ranking 59th among 92 countries and territories investing in Vietnam.

Ukraine’s investment projects focus on transport, processing industry and manufacturing.

Vietnam has so far invested in five projects in Ukraine worth of nearly 3 million USD.-VNA