Thanh Hoa promotes investment, trade, tourism in Russia

09:06 | 27/07/2019 Trade

The 2019 Thanh Hoa investment, trade and tourism promotion conference took place in Moscow, Russia, on July 22, as part of the Vietnam Year in Russia and the Russia Year in Vietnam.

A number of memoranda of understand were signed among businesses of Vietnam and Russia in tourism, culture, trade promotion, construction and investment

A delegation of Thanh Hoa province, led by Secretary of Thanh Hoa Provincial Party Committee Trinh Van Chien, co-organised the event with the Vietnamese Embassy in Russia and the Moscow Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The event was attended by Vietnamese Ambassador in Russia Ngo Duc Manh, Russian Ambassador to Vietnam Konstantin Vnukov, and Vice President of the Moscow Chamber of Commerce and Industry Suren Vardanyan, as well as Vietnamese and Russian enterprises.

Addressing the event, Vietnamese Ambassador in Russia Ngo Duc Manh showed his delight at the growth of the Vietnam-Russia comprehensive strategic partnership as well as the direct cooperation between localities of both sides. He said that the conference will help the two sides to develop deeper understanding of each other’s potentials and strengths, thus discovering new cooperation opportunities, contributing to deepening the bilateral ties between the two countries.

At the event

Meanwhile, Vice President of the Moscow Chamber of Commerce and Industry Suren Vardanyan said that Moscow pays special attention to expanding collaboration with Vietnam, particularly in Thanh Hoa province, especially in the areas of economy, trade, health care, tourism, renewable energy and vocational training.

He thanked the Vietnamese Government for supporting trade and investment promotion activities with Russia, and lauded the Hanoi-Moscow multi-functional complex (Incentra)’s role in connecting businesses of both sides.

Russian Ambassador to Vietnam K. Vnukov said that Thanh Hoa is one of the Vietnamese localities with strengths in industry and agriculture, and is a promising destination for foreign firms.

He pledged that the embassies of both countries will work hard to help their enterprises seek partnership opportunities in areas of mutual interest.

For his part, Secretary of the Thanh Hoa Party Committee Trinh Van Chien underscored that the conference is an opportunity for the province to introduce its people and land to Russian friends, while marking a new milestone in cooperation between Thanh Hoa and Russia.

The Head of the Vietnamese Business Association in Russia, Le Truong Son, said that the association is ready to connect businesses of the two countries towards a target of US$ 10 billion in two-way trade in 2020.

Within the conference’s framework, a number of memoranda of understand were signed among businesses of Vietnam and Russia in tourism, culture, trade promotion, construction and investment.

Theo NDO