Central Highlands localities, Japan boost collaboration
Speaking at the function, head of the Foreign Ministry’s Consular Department Nguyen Hoang Long hailed Japan as a partner of top significance of Vietnam.
With abundant natural resources, the Central Highlands region holds great potential of developing agro-forestry, processed industry, clean energy and tourism. Its major industry plants for export include coffee, pepper, rubber, vegetables and flowers.
The region is also well-positioned to develop solar and wind power.
Participants were briefed on the region’s potentials, strengths, development orientations and incentives for business projects.
Representatives from Japanese agencies expressed their interest in expanding business operations in Vietnam, including the Central Highlands, saying that the country has become the second most attractive destination for Japanese companies.
Shinji Hirai, chief representative of the Japan External Trade Organisation and Vice Chairman of the Japanese Business Association in Ho Chi Minh City, said regional localities hold potential in agriculture, modern technology, post-harvest processing and renewable energy, cultural and tourism exchange with Japan./.