On the afternoon of 16th April, in Binh Duong New City, Binh Duong Provincial People’s Committee and the Consulate General of Japan jointly organized the seminar on Japanese Trade and Investment in Binh Duong province with the participation of over 150 Japanese businesses currently operating in the province and businesses in Japan to study about investment. The seminar was chaired by Mr. Ikuo Mizuki, Consulate General of Japan and Mr. Nguyen Hoang Son, Chairman of Binh Duong People’s Committee.
At the seminar, in addition to the introduction of “potential and investment opportunities in Binh Duong province”, the businesses also shared the investment experience of Japanese businesses that are operating in Binh Duong province and discussed issues relating to the investment policy of Binh Duong province as well as policies on trade and investment of Japan in Vietnam…
According to Japanese Consulate General Ikuo Mizuki -, with a relatively high growth rate of GDP (15%/ year) and a population (nearly 1.5 million people), Binh Duong is an attractive consumption market for Japanese businesses to look for the investment opportunities. Also, the total of over US$ 1.4 billion investment of Japanese businesses is real evidence of attractive investment environment of Binh Duong province, an investment environment closest to “international standards” in Vietnam.
The seminar Delegates raised the questions about the investment policies, environment and those were clearly answered, especially about the shortage of electricity for current production activities. The questions were also about the competitive advantage of investment attraction of Binh Duong province compared with other provinces; human resources meeting the demand of businesses’ operation; reform of administrative procedures; investment opportunities into the works Binh Duong New City…
Mr. Nguyen Hoang Son, Chairman of Binh Duong Provincial People’s Committee had a commitment that, in the coming time, the province would continue to make the investment environment more attractive to foreign investors in general and Japan in particular, in which attention would be paid to attract hi-tech and eco-friendly projects. The province has expected to continue receiving the coordination, cooperation from the Consulates of other countries and World Trade Organization in organizing investment, trade promotion, contributing to boosting up developing Binh Duong’s economy.
Also at the seminar, Provincial People’s Committee of the province granted Investment Licenses to Japanese companies.
SOME PHOTOS OF THE WORKSHOP
Mr. Nguyen Hoang Son, Chairman of Binh Duong Provincial People’s Committee is making speech at the seminar
Mr. Nguyen Hoang Son, Chairman of Binh Duong Provincial People’s Committee is granting investment certificates to 03 Japanese investors
Mr. Nguyen Hoang Son, Chairman of Binh Duong Provincial People’s Committee and Japanese Consulate General Ikuo Mizuki and leaders of industries are chairing the seminar