TRADE & INVESTMENT Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam [COMPLETED] 2018.11.13 ~ 2018.11.16
The ASEAN-Korea Centre (Secretary General Lee Hyuk) dispatched an investment and trade promotion mission to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam from 14 to 15 November. The investors seeking to invest in Vietnamese food industry must enjoy ample business opportunities since its market has been growing constantly together with rising consumer demand. Through the program activities-Vietnam Investment Promotion Conference, industrial visit to Long Hau Industrial park, networking dinner with Korean businesses & experts in Vietnam-the Korean business delegation gained useful investment information and found potential business opportunities.
In the opening ceremony of the Vietnam Investment Promotion Conference for the Food Processing Industry held on 15 November at Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center (SECC), Secretary General Lee Hyuk gave a keynote speech, following the remarks by Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of Vietnam Do Thang Hai and Chairman of European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam Nicolas Audier.
Following the opening ceremony, government officials from VIETRADE, Ministry of Planning and Investment, and Ministry of Industry and Trade presented current development of the food processing industry in the country, investment promotion policy and business opportunities. In the afternoon session, the Korean delegation had one-on-one meetings with local Vietnamese food companies and discussed ways to cooperate.
On 14 November, the Korean business delegation paid an industrial visit to the Long Hau Industrial Park that boasts easy access to technical infrastructure, labor resources, and consumption market to grasp local business climate and the level of development in addition to expanding business networks with local food companies.