Thu. Apr 11th, 2024

Overseas Vietnamese (OV) and local entrepreneurs will gather at a
meeting in Da Lat city of the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong
from August 6-9 to exchange business experience and seek new cooperation
opportunities.

This year’s meeting, the second of
its kind, is expected to draw the participation of nearly 250 OV
businessmen from 30 nations and territories, and 100 representatives
from local small and medium-sized enterprises.

Addressing a press conference informing the envent in Hanoi on August 1,
Deputy Foreign Minister and Chairman of the State Committee for
Overseas Vietnamese Affairs (COVA) Nguyen Thanh Son said the meeting
aims to connect Vietnamese entrepreneurs abroad with local people in
business, developing the business community, and contributing to
building and developing the country.

It will also create
opportunities for OV representatives to meet with their partners in home
localities to discuss integrating products into global market chains,
he added.

A seminar on cooperative investment and trade
opportunities, an exchange with OV entrepreneur representatives, and an
exhibition honouring outstanding business achievements will also be
held.

O ver 3,600 OV companies have to date invested in 51
cities and provinces nationwide, with total capital of 8.6 billion USD.
Vietnamese overseas remittances in 2012 surpassed 10 billion USD, the
seventh largest amount of remittances of any country in the world.-VNA

By vivian