On the afternoon of February 21, 2022, Mr. Nguyen Van Hong – Vice Chairman of Can Tho City People’s Committee, leaders of relevant departments and branches, received and worked with the delegation of Vietnam – Korea Economic Support Committee, The leader of the delegation was Mr. Kwon Jae Haeng – Chairman of the Vietnam – Korea Economic Support Committee. Also attending were representatives of companies from both Vietnam and Korea.
At the meeting, Mr. Nguyen Van Hong – Vice Chairman of Can Tho City People’s Committee briefly introduced the geographical position and strengths of Can Tho city to the delegation. He emphasized, Can Tho city has a convenient transportation system with an airport with flight routes to major cities in the country and a seaport that receives large tonnage ships for cargo circulation.
Mr. Nguyen Van Hong said that in 2021, Can Tho’s exports will reach more than 1 billion USD, of which rice exports will reach 500 million USD, seafood will reach 600 million USD, the rest is in other fields. He wanted the Korean side to support businesses in Can Tho city to export agricultural, aquatic products, and garments to Korea. Besides, support to invite Korean businesses to invest in the fields of hotels, trade centers and logistics in Can Tho.
On the Korean side, Mr. Kwon Jae Haeng – Chairman of the Vietnam – Korea Economic Support Committee understood that the Korean side has strengths in guiding cultural and tourist procedures, providing vocational training certificates, especially are community activities. The Korean side believes that it will find a company suitable for cooperation conditions in Can Tho city.
Chairman of the Vietnam – Korea Economic Support Committee expressed his pleasure at the welcome of Can Tho city, he highly appreciated the business environment in Can Tho city, this is a place with a reliable environment and safe for Korean businesses to research and invest.