Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee Tran Quoc Van attends the Vietnam economic forum in Japan
On November 23, within the framework of the official visit to Japan, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and a high-ranking delegation of Vietnam visited Tochigi Prefecture; received and attended the reception of the Governor of Tochigi Prefecture Fukuda Tomikazu; attended the Vietnam - Japan Local Cooperation Conference in Tochigi. The delegation saw the attendance of Mr. Tran Quoc Van, Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the People's Committee of Hung Yen province.
|Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee Tran Quoc Van attends the Vietnam economic forum in Japan|
At the meeting with Governor Fukuda Tomikazu, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh introduced the Vietnamese delegation with leaders of localities of Vietnam, including Vinh Phuc, Bac Ninh, Hung Yen, Thanh Hoa, Thua Thien Hue, Da Nang, Binh Dinh, Phu Yen. These are representatives of provinces and cities that have a lot of cooperation relations with Japan.
Tochigi Prefecture is located in central Japan, it’s about 102 km to the North of Tokyo. With its central location in Japan, Tochigi is considered a transit station between the northern and southern regions, the east and west of Japan. Tochigi is also a prominent tourist destination with many beautiful landscapes, many ancient temples, botanical gardens, theme parks, hot springs... Currently, Tochigi Prefecture has 22 businesses investing in Vietnam. The Vietnamese community is the largest expatriate community in Tochigi Prefecture with up to 8,000 people.
Speaking at the Vietnam - Japan Local Cooperation Conference and Vietnam - Tochigi economic forum, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh emphasized: Currently, Vietnam is making three strategic breakthroughs for the national development, including: Institutional building, including administrative procedure reform; improve the quality of human resources; building hard and soft infrastructure. In particular, Vietnam has a stable political environment; currently has the best relationship ever with Japan, so it is a favorable opportunity for businesses in Tochigi in particular and Japan in general to invest in Vietnam. The Prime Minister expects Tochigi and Japanese enterprises to invest in Vietnam in the fields of combating climate change, improving health care capacity, clean energy, green energy, digital economy... And it is believed in the motto “harmonious interests; shared risks”, Vietnamese enterprises in general and Japanese enterprises investing in Vietnam in particular will continue to grow.
Participating and speaking at the Vietnam - Tochigi economic forum, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee Tran Quoc Van introduced about the economic development situation of Hung Yen province, favorable conditions for industrial development infrastructure, human resources to attract businesses to invest in the province. Hung Yen has many advantages in terms of geographical location and traffic, such as: Adjacent to Hanoi capital, Noi Bai International Airport and a convenient highway system. Hung Yen currently has 15 industrial parks recognized by the Prime Minister with a total area of over 3,000 hectares. In the period of 2021 - 2030, the province will continue to plan other industrial parks with an area of over 4,000 hectares.
Mr. Tran Quoc Van also said that Hung Yen currently attracts more than 500 foreign businesses. In which, Japan ranks first with more than 172 enterprises. He highly appreciated Japanese businesses that have successfully invested in Sumitomo industrial park in Hung Yen with an area of 350 hectares. Hung Yen is continuing to create conditions for Japan to expand by 200 hectares in the near future.
As a province with abundant human resources and vocational schools to meet labor needs, Hung Yen expects Japan to invest in infrastructure of industrial parks, develop high-tech, environment-friendly industrial parks. Coming to Hung Yen, Japanese investors will receive the highest incentives compared to investment incentives of Vietnamese law, the province will create conditions to the maximum extent and always accompany and share with investors of Japan.
Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee Tran Quoc Van also affirmed that the province has been creating all favorable conditions for Japanese businesses in general and Tochigi Prefecture to invest successfully in Hung Yen, especially in the field of socio-economic recovery and development after the Covid-19 pandemic.