A workshop on capital assistance for Vietnam-Italy joint ventures to strengthen cooperative opportunities and investment between the two countries’ businesses took place on August 25 in Hanoi.

The workshop was jointly organised by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Italian Embassy in Vietnam .

At the event, the Italian side presented a government programme to support Italian-Vietnamese joint ventures.

The workshop discussed development trends in sectors and fields which have potential for cooperation, such as public services relating to the fields of energy, telecommunications, transportation, water and waste; agriculture; breeding; aquaculture and processing; handicraft products; microfinance; trade expos; tourism; cultural heritage preservation, and environmental protection.

According to economic experts, Vietnamese enterprises will receive many benefits through forming joint ventures with Italian businesses. The cooperation will also help Italian businesses to develop new markets in Vietnam. /.