Mr.Liem briefly informed the Ambassador of the local socio-economic development and FDI attraction in Binh Duong. The province has so far lured 294 FDI projects capitalized at more than US 5.1billion from Japanese enterprises. These projects mainly on the fields of infrastructure-urban construction, trade-services, electronic components…, actively contributed to the local development.
He also said that 2018 was the year marking the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and Japan. Along with organizing celebrations, Binh Duong would boost exchanges with localities in Japan and promote investment activities there. He wanted that the cooperation between Vietnam and Japan will get more and more steadfast while hoping that the Ambassador will further introduce more Japanese enterprises to Binh Duong.
Chairman of provincial People's Committee Tran Thanh Liem received Mr. Kunio Umeda
Mr.Kunio Umeda thanked Binh Duong's authorities for their supports over Japanese enterprises. He spoke highly of the province's synchronous infrastructure with favorable policies for enterprises. Emphasizing the importance of workforce's fluency of Japanese language to attract Japanese enterprises, he suggested that Japanese language training should be enhanced. He will cooperate with Japanese government and JICA (Japanese International Cooperation Association) to support Binh Duong in developing the projects of public transportation improvement to facilitate Binh Duong-based enterprises' business.