South Korea-Vietnam hi-tech business forum

by VTV407 December 2017 Last updated at 09:31 AM

Comments0 - The South Korean - Vietnam Forum focused on high-tech industries opened in Hanoi yesterday.

At the forum, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung suggested that Vietnam would have 1 million workers in high-tech digital industries by 2020. Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung claimed Vietnam was preparing for a high-tech wave of investment from South Korea. Emphasising the government's focus on improving institutions and the legal framework for businesses, the deputy prime minister encouraged South Korean businesses to continue investing in high-tech manufacturing industries, support industries and infrastructure projects via public-private partnerships. The Deputy Prime Minister also said that Vietnam would like to expand exporting of agricultural, forestry and fishery products in addition to consumer goods to South Korea. This is intended to lift bilateral trade to 100 billion US dollars by 2020.