Speaking at the event, Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee Nguyen Anh Tuan reported that Japanese investors have poured capital into 100 FDI projects in Bac Ninh Province, mostly in the fields of electronic component manufacturing and mechanical engineering, with combined registered capital of over 1.67 billion USD.
He expressed his hope that the Japanese Embassy in Vietnam and the Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO) would continue providing Japanese firms with information about the local business environment.
At the event, leaders and representatives from departments and agencies introduced the province's potential, strengths and future investment directions. They also discussed the current operations of enterprises in industrial zones and those from Japan in particular and answered questions regarding electricity supply for production, support for Japanese small firms and high-quality workforce.
Leaders of the Japanese firms affirmed that with its favourable location and attractive business environment, Bac Ninh is their priority manufacturing destination.
At the programme, IOZ Company, a subsidiary of Moriga Company, donated 500 software accounts for driver alcohol concentration management and 20 alcohol concentration measuring devices to Bac Ninh Province.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation was signed between the provincial People's Committee and the Nihon Toyo Group of Japan.
An interim executive board of the Vietnam-Japan Friendship Association of Bac Ninh Province made its debut, and an MoU on cooperation between the Vietnamese Association in the Kansai region and the provincial Vietnam-Japan Friendship Association was also inked on the occasion.