Nguyen Khanh Tung, Director of the Investment, Trade and Tourism Promotion Centre (ITTC) highlighted the 12 key projects, which are in the hi-tech, tourism, logistics, industrial zones’ infrastructure and real estate sectors. For his part, Vice President of the Friendship Exchange Council (FEC) Yoshihiko Nakagaki said the visit to Can Tho aims to seek investment opportunities in energy, food industry, logistics, industrial zones’ infrastructure, housing, hi-tech solutions and engineering. Japanese businesses also want to know more about the city’s incentives, he said, adding that they hope Can Tho will facilitate and support them in dealing with investment procedures. According to the ITTC, Can Tho mainly exports rice, seafood, garment, leather products, handicrafts to Japan and imports chemicals, materials, seafood medicine and other input materials. Currently, five Japanese businesses are operating in Can Tho.