N.A. Chairman Hue hailed the TCC’s effective coordination with Vietnamese agencies in preparing for a Vietnam-Thailand forum in Bangkok to discuss policies and laws to promote bilateral economic, trade and investment cooperation, as well as the chamber’s contributions to trade and investment collaboration outcomes between the two countries.

National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue (front, right) receives Chairman of the Thai Chamber of Commerce Sanan Angubolkuk.

He thanked the Thai side for supporting the establishment of a Vietnam Chamber of Commerce in Thailand (VietCham Thailand), and asked the TCC to coordinate with the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and relevant agencies in Vietnam to further boost trade and investment ties between the two countries.

For his part, Angubolkuk said that the TCC is working closely with the VCCI to facilitate partnership between Vietnamese and Thai business communities, contributing to increasing two-way trade.

N.A. Chairman Hue stressed that the goal of 25 billion USD in two-way trade is only for the near future, and the two sides should strive for a higher figure in a balanced and sustainable manner, matching the potential of each country and the sound political and diplomatic relations between the two countries.

At a meeting with leading Thai firms that are investing in Vietnam, including Central Group, SIAM Cement Group (SCG), Kasikorn Bank, Charoen Pokphand (CP) and WHA, N.A. Chairman Hue thanked the Thai companies for choosing Vietnam to invest, and lauded their effective operations in Vietnam.

He said he hopes the firms will continue to expand their production and business in Vietnam following the cooperation trend of the two countries.

The Vietnamese top legislator took note of opinions of the Thai businesses, saying that the N.A. and Government of Vietnam are reviewing and completing the legal system to provide the best possible conditions for domestic and foreign investors, including those from Thailand.

National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue (fifth, right), CEO of Central Group Yol Phokasub (fifth, left) and delegates pose for a photo.

Vietnam always considers the success of foreign investors as its own, he stated.

Representatives from the Thai firms thanked Vietnamese agencies, including the N.A. for providing optimal conditions for them to operate in Vietnam.

They pledged to continue to expand their business and production in Vietnam and make more contributions to the development of local communities.

Source: VNA