Vietnam-Tatarstan Business Forum opens in Ho Chi Minh City hinh anh 1President of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov (Source: VNA) 
HCM City (VNA) – The Vietnam – Tatarstan Business Forum took place in Ho Chi Minh City on November 20, attracting nearly 50 business representatives from the two countries. 

Speaking at the event, President of the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia, Rustam Minnikhanov said Tatarstan and Vietnam, especially Ho Chi Minh City, have room for cooperation, especially in fields of Tatarstan’s strength and Ho Chi Minh City’s demand such as machinery engineering, high technology, trade, tourism, education, culture and sports.

Standing Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Le Thanh Liem lauded the initiative to hold the event in order to strengthen bilateral ties.

He said the city highly appreciates foreign investment in four key areas, including food processing, chemicals-rubber, engineering, and electronics - high technology.

Russian Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City Aleksey Popov said Tatarstani President’s visit will facilitate trade and long-term collaboration between Russia’s Tatarstan and the city.

On the occasion, the municipal chapter of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Tatarstani Chamber of Commerce signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation, under which both sides will step up the signing of economic and trade deals, explore the possibility of trade exchange and share information about manufacturing, export and economic regulations in each country.-VNA