A Japan External Trade Organization (Jetro) delegation comprising of Japanese businesses operating in China and Hong Kong made a fact-finding tour of Haiphong City on November 5 to explore investment opportunities.
At a working session with the Japanese businesses, Le Tri Vu, director of Haiphong city’s investment, trade and tourism promotion centre, briefed the guests on the city’s potential, socio-economic strength and infrastructure development.
He also provided them with information about population, human resources, infrastructure, logistics services, foreign investment, import and export value and incentives at industrial zones.
Representatives from Haiphong departments and industrial zones answered the guests’ questions related to investment in the city.
The Jetro representatives proposed organizing monthly meeting between the city leaders and Japanese businesses operating in the city.
Haiphong welcomes and encourages Japanese businesses to invest in low pollution and green industries, high added-value processing establishments and hi-tech industrial zone’s infrastructure and the support industry, the city leaders said.
Haiphong city’s skilled human resources can meet requirements of investors. Besides, it is the sole locality in northern Vietnam having multi-modal transport spanning from road, railway, seaway and domestic waterway to airway and a deep-water port and an international airport.VOV