|Vietnamese and Turkish business executives exchange information at a business-to-business meeting in HCM City on Tuesday (September 6). — VNS Photo Xuân Hương|Viet Nam News
HCM CITY — A delegation of business executives representing nine companies based in Turkey’s Antalya city yesterday met with their counterparts in HCM City to exchange information and explore business opportunities.
They represent prominent companies that produce fertilisers, plant nutrition products, seeds and biological defence products.
Yonetim Kurulu Uyesi of the board of the Antalya Chamber of Commerce and Industry said Turkish firms want to understand more about Việt Nam’s rapidly growing fertiliser market and strengthen their relations with Vietnamese companies.
“Việt Nam market is a promising market for us.”
According to the Việt Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), trade between Việt Nam and Turkey has grown from US$1 billion in 2012 to $1.5 billion last year, with Việt Nam enjoying a surplus.
The two countries have set themselves a target of doubling trade to $3 billion this year.
Việt Nam exports mainly mobile phones and accessories, fibres and yarns, computers, electronic products and accessories, fabric, and rubber and imports machinery and equipment, milk and milk products, medicines, plastic products, and chemicals.
The business-matching event was organised by the VCCI in collaboration with the Antalya Chamber of Commerce and Industry. — VNS