City leader receives Austrian ambassador to Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Chairman Nguyen Thanh Phong yesterday welcomed Austrian ambassador toVietnam Thomas Loidl.

At the reception, the leaders expressed their pleasure for good bilateral cooperative ties between Vietnam and Austria in the previous years.

In 2016, two-way trade turnover between Vietnam and Austria reached US$ 149.1 million. Of these, import turnover gained US$ 29.3 million and export turnover was US$ 119.8 million in the fields of footwear, garment & textiles and wood processing.

Presently, the partner has total 11 investment projects in Vietnam with total capital of US$ 34.59 million.

By Van Do- Translated by Huyen Huong

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