(VOV) - Austria wants to establish a trade centre in Hanoi to support its businesses in exploring investment opportunities and increasing trade promotion in the Vietnamese capital.
The proposal was made by Anton Heinzl, Chairman of the Austrian Parliament Committee on Transport and Infrastructure, at a meeting in Hanoi on May 29 hosted by Hanoi Vice Mayor Nguyen Van Khoi.
Heinzl said he was impressed by the rapid growth of Vietnam and Hanoi in particular, and expressed his hope that the new Austria Trade Centre will help facilitate trade ties between the two sides.
For his part, Khoi welcomed Heinzl’s proposal and confirmed that the Hanoi municipal administration will create the best possible conditions for the building of the centre aiming to receive Austrian investments in the capital city.
He briefed his guest on the capital’s development zoning plan till 2030 and a vision for 2050, focusing on infrastructure development, urban transport upgrade, environmental pollution treatment, and the building of safe water plants in the forms of build-transfer (BT), build-operate-transfer (BOT) and private-public partnership (PPP). Hanoi wants to increase investment cooperation with Austrian businesses, Khoi assured his guest.