Gia Lai seeks partnerships with Japan in agriculture, renewable energy, tourism | Business

the Gia Lai The Foreign Relations Department and the Japan-Vietnam Exchange Center sign a cooperation agreement at the May 22 workshop. (Photo: VNA)

Gia Lai (VNA) – Gia Lai Central Highlands Province held a workshop on May 22 to showcase its potential and seek investment cooperation opportunities with Japan in agriculture, processing, energy renewables and tourism.

Ho Phuoc Thanh, vice chairman of the provincial People’s Committee, said Gia Lai invites investment in advanced agriculture, agricultural services, intensive processing, renewable energy and tourism, which are among the pillars identified in his socio-economic development strategy for 2021 – 2030.

Although most local businesses are small or medium-sized, many produce products that meet European standards such as Vinh Hiep Co. Ltd and Dong Giao Foodstuff Export JSC, which were also Vietnam’s first to export to Europe within the framework of the EU. – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), he noted.

Shimonishi Kiyoshi, deputy consul general of Japan in the central city of Da Nang, said Gia Lai is famous for its agricultural products such as pepper, coffee and rubber, which are also the items that Japanese companies import from this region. province.

He expressed his belief that cooperation between Japan and Gia Lai will not be limited to agriculture, as there is still a lot of potential to be tapped.

Thanh pointed out that as Japan is not an easy market, Gia Lai enterprises should take careful and firm measures, the prerequisite of which is to apply scientific and technological advances in manufacturing and continuously improve product quality.

The province will create a transparent and conducive investment climate while removing barriers in a timely manner so that all economic sectors, as well as local and foreign businesses thrive, according to the official./.