A seminar was held in Berlin on September 12 to help Vietnamese and German businesses to seek investment cooperation opportunities and partners.

The seminar, entitled “Vietnam Focus”, attracted 150 Vietnamese and German businesspeople from Berlin , Potsdam and surrounding cities.

Speaking at the event, Vietnamese Ambassador to Germany Do Hoa Binh said the seminar was a marvellous opportunity for Germany businesses to understand more about potential investment opportunities in Vietnam .

He said that Vietnam always attaches importance to developing cooperation with Germany .

With its confidence in Germany’s capital sources, technology and high-quality education, Vietnam is actively cooperating with the European country to implement several projects, such as the Vietnam-Germany University and a project to build the second metro rail route in Ho Chi Minh City, he said.

Vietnam ’s ongoing industrialisation and modernisation process has opened up new investment opportunities for German businesses, especially in infrastructure construction, hi-tech, renewable energy, health and environment, he said.

Participants at the event focused on discussing investment attraction policies and the business environment in Vietnam , as well as challenges and barriers to doing business in the Southeast Asian nation.

One of the activities during Asia-Pacific Week in Germany, the seminar was jointly held by the Vietnamese Embassy in Germany, the Berlin and Potsdam Chambers of Commerce and Industry, and the Germany-Vietnam Friendship Association./.