Dialogue between authorities, Japanese businesses held to solve difficulties

Dialogue between authorities, Japanese businesses held to solve difficulties

The ‘Japan Roundtable Conference in Ho Chi Minh City’ took place in the southern metropolis yesterday afternoon. This is an annual activity chaired by the municipal People's Committee in collaboration with the Japan Business Association in HCMC to have a dialogue to solve difficulties for Japanese businesses in Vietnam.


Workers at a Japanese firm in Linh Trung export processing zone, HCMC (Photo: SGGP)

70 percent Japanese businesses to expand investment in Vietnam

Over 70 percent of Japanese businesses in a recent survey affirmed that they will expand investment, trading and production scale in Vietnam, said representative head of Japan External Trade Organization (Jetro) Takimoto Koji in HCMC at a meeting yesterday.
Consumers buy Japanese confectionary at AEON supermarket in HCMC (Photo: SGGP)

Extra of 76 Japanese products present in Vietnam

Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) said that Japanese businesses have exported in Vietnam an extra of 76 new products comprising confectionary, beverages, ice-cream and comic books.
A view of Nha Trang city, Khanh Hoa province (File Photo: SGGP)

South central coast unattractive to Japanese businesses

Over 2,500 Japanese businesses invested in Vietnam in 2016, however, they mainly concentrated in Hanoi, HCMC and Da Nang while the number was limited in the south central coast, said Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam Kunio Umeda yesteday.