Ben Tre Provincial People’s Council Chairman Nguyen Thanh Phong briefed his guests on the province’s socio-economic and cultural development, the advantages it boasts in its marine economy and agricultural processing industry, and other features salient to foreign investment.
(VOV) – First Vice President Ivan Ivanovich has led a Russian State Duma delegation on a December 26 working visit to the southern province of Ben Tre.
Seven local businesses are currently working with Russian partners. Coconut rice, tra fish fillets, and active coal are all exported to Russia. Two Russian businesses are also invested in Ben Tre aquaculture.
Phong promised Ben Tre will do all it can to encourage additional investment from Russian businesses.
Ivan Ivanovich applauded the province’s coconut products and modern export infrastructure and wished local residents future economic development success.
Provincial authorities guided the Russian delegation on a tour of Ben Tre Import-Export Joint Stock Company’s coconut rice factory.
The factory’s 11-month export turnover with its Russian partners approached US$700,000.