HCMC seeks cooperation & investment chances in U.S

A delegation of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee and businessmen led by Deputy Chairman of HCMC People’s Committee Mr. Tran Vinh Tuyen visited San Francisco city of the United States on July 13.

Deputy Chairman of HCMC People’s Committee Mr. Tran Vinh Tuyen (first R) visits Vietnam's stall of semiconducting chip product. (Phpto:SGGP)

The goal of the visit aims to adopt programs of economic cooperation between the two cities by 2020.

Mayor of San Francisco city Mr. Edwin Lee received the delegation.

At the meeting, the both sides are unanimous for fostering HCMC- San Francisco city relations to contribute to developing the Vietnam- U. S comprehensive partnership.

On the journey, the city leaders will participate in activities of trade and investment promotion and meetings with overseas Vietnamese businessmen, call on cooperative projects and foreign investors into Vietnam in next time.

On the same day, the deputy chairman of HCMC People’s Committee joined an opening ceremony of Semicon West exposition 2016. The event is scheduled to take place at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, United States on July 13- 15, with the participation of 700 buyers and key decision-makers from America, Canada, Australia, Japan, Singapore, Germany and others.

It is considered as a favorable chance for enterprises to seek investment markets and sign cooperative contracts with the world’s leading investors.

Around 18, 000 visitors are expected to attend in the science & technology fair.

Especially, this is the first time that Vietnam has taken part in the Semicon West with semiconducting chip product being manufactured at Sagon High Tech Park in HCMC.

The three day event showcases science & technology products of cables and bus bars, communication engineering, computer and communication technology, data communications, electrical components and accessories, electronic engineering, hi-tech products and new techniques, industrial equipment and accessories, installation and control equipment and others.

By Han Ni- Translated by Huyen Huong

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