President holds talks with Japanese firms
|President Truong Tan Sang yesterday met with Japanese delegates to discuss how Viet Nam would provide greater incentives for Japanese investors.— VNA/VNS Photo
HA NOI (VNS)— President Truong Tan Sang yesterday met with Japanese delegates to discuss how Viet Nam would provide greater incentives for Japanese investors.
Appreciating suggestions from Japanese businesses, Sang stressed that Japan's investment had been a key driver in Viet Nam's economic growth
He said Viet Nam would make necessary changes to its investment policies to meet practical requirements of businesses.
The State leader said Viet Nam was going on with its efforts to restructure the economy and improve growth, expressing hope that the country would continue getting support from Japanese businesses.
The delegation visited Ha Noi to attend the 2013 Viet Nam-Japan Economic Summit which took place earlier in the day; and briefed the President on the outcomes of the summit.
A spokesperson said the delegation was keen to explore opportunities to partner with Vietnamese companies, adding that Viet Nam's investment climate had showed signs of slowing down with fewer FDI projects than other nations in the region.
To make the business environment more attractive to Japanese investors, they urged stronger reforms in government policies. — VNS