Osaka businesses explore cooperation with Vietnam

(VOV) – Osaka Industrial Development Agency Chief Kyoko Hirose has affirmed her province’s small and medium-sized enterprises regard cooperation with Vietnam as indispensable.

During a September 3 working session with Ha Nam’s Provincial People’s Committee, Kyoko Hirose who is leading a business delegation seeking investment opportunities in Vietnam, noted that Osaka, as the economic centre of Kansai, is home to major conglomerates such as Sharp, Sanyo, Kintesu, and Matsushita.

After visiting some Japanese businesses in Ha Nam’s Dong Van 1 and Dong Van 2 industrial zones, Kyoko revealed her Hirose MFG Company has planned a Ha Nam-based outlet in addition to the one currently operating in Ho Chi Minh City.

Kyoko said Ha Nam offers foreign investors independent incentives on top of those already extended to Japanese investors. These include entertainment facilities and retirement homes tailored to Japanese workers. The province ten commitments to its investors are outlined as sufficient electricity, human resources, and clean land supplies, simple administrative procedures, and the absence of strikes.

The province intends to build an exclusively Japanese industrial zone.
Kyoko highly praised provincial leaders’ management for facilitating the effective operations of its 40 Japanese investors.
The Provincial People’s Committee announced it will soon welcome more Japanese business delegations from Kansai and Kobe interested in investing locally.