The Hanoi Times - The Government of Vietnam is willing to cooperate with the Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO) to further promote trade and investment relations between the two countries, said Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung.
The commitment was delivered at PM Dung’s reception for JETRO President Yasuo Hayashi in Hanoi on October 30, who is visiting Vietnam to attend the inauguration ceremony of JETRO’s assistance office for Japanese small- and medium-sized enterprises in the country.
PM Dung said the new office and the upcoming Vietnam-Japan exhibition of supporting technologies this November will help accelerate trade and investment cooperation between the two countries.
At present, Japan is the leading investor in Vietnam and the potential for bilateral cooperation in several different areas is huge, he added.
The JETRO leader said Japanese enterprises are exerting their full efforts to increase the exchange of trade with Vietnamese partners.
He said around 60 Japanese companies will attend the upcoming Vietnam-Japan supporting technology exhibition in Hanoi on November 12-13