The Ministry of Industry and Trade of Czech introducing investment potential and opportunities at the event. (Photo: VGP)

Mr. Nguyen Tien Quang, Director of Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) in Da Nang, said the two countries has celebrated the 68th anniversary of establishing diplomatic ties and the friendship and traditional relations are increasingly growing. Meanwhile, the economic, investment and trade relations between the two sides have been ceaselessly deepened.

The Ministry of Industry and Trade of Czech has chosen Vietnam as one of the 12 strategic export markets by 2020, with more than 65,000 Vietnamese people in Czech being a bridge for trade, investment and cooperation between the enterprises communities of the two countries.  

Da Nang is always listed among Top business and investment environments in Vietnam with a growth rate higher than the national average.

In 2017, Da Nang’s export turnover reached more than USD1.7 billion. The central hub greeted 6.6 million tourists this year, in which 2.3 million were foreigners. Currently, the city sees 540 foreign-invested projects with a total capital of more than USD3 billion. In the near future, with efforts of improving business and investment climate and perfecting policies to encourage investment from the private sector, the sector will become main driving force for the city’s growth.

At the seminar, Mr. Vladimir Bartl, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of Czech, said Vietnam’s main export commodities to Czech include coffee, pepper, fruits, tea, rubber, seafood, footwear, garments and textiles, and arts and handicrafts, while the market mainly shipped electronics, machinery, chemical substance, dairy products, pharmaceutical products and mechanics.

On this occasion, the two sides called on enterprises to actively exchange, explore potential and strength, and establish relations to turn opportunities into specific orders and deals in the coming time./.

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