Deputy Secretary of Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Vo Thi Dung yesterday received the Management Board of the 46th Ship for Southeast Asian and Japanese Youth Program (SSEAYP2019) and young leaders from many countries.
The World Bank and the State Bank of Vietnam yesterday signed a financing agreement for a grant worth US$4.2 million provided by the Japanese Government to carry out the Revenue Administration Reform Support Project.
According to the Ministry of Industry and Trade, up to now, Japan has had 4,190 investment projects in Vietnam with total registered capital of US$57.9 billion, the second largest investor among countries and territories investing in Vietnam.
Vietnam was the fastest growing tourism market of Japan with rise of 125.9 percent in 2018, according to the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT)’s 2019 white paper on tourism that was released on June 21.
According to the Asia-Africa Market Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade, in the first quarter of this year, although export turnover of Vietnam to Japan’s market rose 6.7 percent compared to the same period last year, some key export products have seen sharp declines.