Thai Expatriates Want to Import Vietnamese Agricultural Products
"Proud when overseas Vietnamese businesses develop"
This is the statement of Le Thi Thu Hang, Spokesperson, Assistant Minister, and Director of the Department of Press Information, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, made on the morning of July 11 at the "Forum connecting businesses of Thai expatriates and the Hanoi region" held by the State Committee on Overseas Vietnamese, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in partnership with the Association of Small and Medium Enterprises.
According to Le Thi Thu Hang, the Vietnamese population in Thailand has a long history of revolution. Previous generations contributed significantly to the two resistance wars in terms of resources and human resources.
"When your companies and business facilities expand in terms of industry, size, and quantity, I feel quite proud and joyful. They not only support their country when it needs them, but they also support the local community's growth, serving as a bridge of goodwill between Vietnam and Thailand," Le Thi Thu Hang disclosed.
|Le Thi Thu Hang, Spokesperson, Assistant Minister and Director of the Press Information Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs spoke at the forum. Photo: Thoi Dai|
The Assistant Minister anticipated that the forum will help the Thai expatriate business community better grasp the country's circumstances and consider investment prospects. At the same time, it is increasing the network of Vietnamese commodities consumption and distribution in the host country and functioning as a bridge to bring quality Thai investment sources into Vietnam.
This is the first time the Vietnamese Embassy in Thailand has coordinated a sizable number of international business delegations to return to Vietnam, said Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Vietnam in Thailand Phan Chi Thanh, who also spoke at the conference. to encourage trade, tourism, and investment with Vietnamese communities and enterprises.
Ambassador Phan Chi Thanh asserts that this journey has important political and economic implications. The objective of the tour was to connect overseas Vietnamese with their homeland as well as to investigate strategies to efficiently recruit overseas resources to contribute to Vietnam's socioeconomic growth.
The ambassador recommended that the Thai-Vietnamese Entrepreneurs Association and the Small and Medium Enterprises Association participate in the forum to learn from each other, share ideas, have discussions, and eventually sign cooperation agreements to forge long-term beneficial relationships.
|Forum scene. Photo: Thoi Dai|
At the same time, the two sides act as a connector, supplying information and effectively assisting the two sides' enterprises in the future. Continue to plan conferences and forums for business between the two Associations and grow to include more industries.
Furthermore, the two sides encouraged enterprises to aggressively discuss their individual potentials and capabilities, as well as specific cooperation requirements in order to develop long-term commercial relationships, sign agreements, and minutes. work. to continue with the implementation of investment projects in Vietnam and Thailand. Promote the export of high-quality Vietnamese products to Thailand, then go on to set up a Vietnamese product distribution network there, and finally distribute Thai products in Vietnam.
Looking forward to transferring technology
At the forum, Ho Van Lam - Chairman of Thai - Vietnamese Entrepreneurs Association proposed some recommendations. He hoped that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs would coordinate with relevant authorities to focus on promoting bilateral and multilateral trade negotiations to break down technical barriers and protectionist policies, thereby boosting the export of Vietnamese goods. through the official route to Thailand.
“Currently overseas Vietnamese businesses in Thailand are looking to import agricultural products, I would like to lead the Association of Small and Medium Enterprises to assist in connecting with capable and exporting to Thai market," he shared.
|Ho Van Lam, Chairman of Thai - Vietnamese Entrepreneurs Association spoke at the forum.|
Ho Van Lam stated that the Thai-Vietnamese Entrepreneurs Association is eager to share and trade technologies in the area of high-tech agriculture in order to grow 100% of Japanese clean veggies for enterprises in the city. you esteem.
A signing ceremony for a collaboration agreement between the Thailand-Vietnam Entrepreneurs Association and the Vietnam Small and Medium Enterprises Association took place at the summit as well.
This is a significant milestone that will aid the Thailand-Vietnam Entrepreneurs Association in advancing the "bridge" and "extension arm" functions for the nation's business community in the future.
Twenty memorandums of cooperation between Vietnamese and Thai businesses were signed.
The State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese (NNVNVNONN Committee), in partnership with the Vietnamese Embassy in Thailand, organized the program "Connecting business Thai expatriates with the local" in six provinces and cities from July 3 to July 11, 2022: Da Nang, Quang Nam, Kien Giang (Phu Quoc), Ho Chi Minh, Bac Giang, and Hanoi.
The Thailand - Vietnam Entrepreneurs Association inked a memorandum of understanding on cooperation with the Business Associations of Da Nang, Quang Nam, and the Association of Small and Medium Enterprises in Hanoi during the tour.
Furthermore, approximately 20 cooperation agreements have been struck between firms on both sides in a variety of industries such as garment, tourist, hotel, hi-tech agriculture, local specialties, and so on.
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