Deputy PM Vuong Dinh Hue attends China-ASEAN Expo in Nanning

Wednesday, 2018-09-12 16:09:42
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Deputy PM Vuong Dinh Hue attends the inauguration of the Vietnam pavillion at CAEXPO. (Photo: VGP)
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NDO - Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue is attending the 15th China-ASEAN Expo (CAEXPO) and China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit (CABIS), which kicked off on September 12 in Nanning, the capital of China’s Guangxi province.

In his opening address, the Vietnamese leader affirmed that the CAEXPO and CABIS have become important mechanisms to promote the friendship, trade and multi-faceted cooperation between ASEAN and China.

He added that ASEAN-China cooperation is one of the examples of successful cooperation in the Asia-Pacific, underlining its increasingly robust development amidst uncertainties in the global economy.

The Deputy PM stated that economic cooperation between Vietnam and China is increasingly stronger, while affirming that Vietnam always encourages and facilitates Chinese and ASEAN businesses to invest in Vietnam, especially in the fields of renewable energy, infrastructure, high-tech industries, organic farming and the digital economy.

At this year’s CAEXPO, Vietnam is represented by 150 enterprises with 250 booths covering a total area of 5,000 square metres, the largest among the ASEAN countries, showcasing agricultural produce, processed food, timber products, handicrafts and consumer goods.

On the same day, Deputy PM Hue received Jiangxi Vice Governor Wu Zhongqiong, who informed the Vietnamese leader that the Chinese province has 10 enterprises currently investing in Vietnam.

She added that Jiangxi province values and wishes to promote its cooperation with Vietnam.

For his part, Hue stated that the Vietnamese government supports cooperation between the two countries’ provinces and cities, and asked Jiangxi province to increase its delegation exchanges with Vietnam and promote economic, trade and investment cooperation between the two sides.

Deputy PM Hue also received leaders of two Chinese companies: Huawei and China Pacific Construction Group.

Deputy PM Vuong Dinh Hue and Jiangxi Vice Governor Wu Zhongqiong (Photo: VGP)