Argentinian delegation to seek new opportunities in Viet Nam
HCM CITY (VNS)— Two hundred Argentine enterprises will visit Viet Nam next week, according to a government official from Argentina.
Carlos Bianco, Argentine undersecretary for Investment Development and Trade Promotion, told local press on Thursday that the visit would be headed by the country's foreign trade secretary, national integration secretary, commerce secretary, and undersecretary for investment development and trade promotion.
"Company representatives are scheduled to arrive in HCM City on October 28, and will meet Vietnamese partners on October 29-30," he said.
Visiting businesses are involved in various industries, including food and beverages, automobiles, machinery and construction equipment, agriculture, garments and textiles, and pharmaceuticals.
Bianco said the delegation chose Viet Nam because of its high growth rate and dynamic economy.
He also expected many long-term cooperation agreements to be signed between Vietnamese and Argentine partners during the visit next week.
More than 380 Vietnamese businesses have registered to take part in business-to-business meetings during the delegation's visit next week.
Viet Nam is Argentina's 47th exporter. The country's key products exported to Argentina are footwear and accessories, rubber, garments, mechanical equipment and electronic products. Its primary Argentine imports are soy beans, plants and animal fats, cereals, leather and fuels. — VNS