Export processing zones (EPZs) and industrial parks (IPs) in Ho Chi Minh City attracted over US$90.1 million worth of capital in the first quarter of 2023, increasing by 21.36 percent year-on-year and fulfilling 16.39 percent of the yearly plan.
The Ho Chi Minh City Committee for Overseas Vietnamese (OV) Affairs will continue to renovate itself to further enhance its operational efficiency, thus optimizing OV’s contributions to the construction and development of the city in the new period.
Ho Chi Minh City has cut short the procedures for issuing work permits for foreigners and digitalized the application process to make it easy for enterprises to get work permits for their foreign staff.
Chairwoman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Council Nguyen Thi Le on March 8 received Melissa Brown, Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs at the US Department of State, who is on a working visit to the city.
Ministries and businesses have put in a great deal of effort in luring international visitors to Vietnam, but the number of foreign tourists has always been lower than to other countries in the region.
Vice Chairwoman of the Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) People’s Committee Phan Thi Thang received Jeremy Harrison, Minister of Trade and Export Development at the Government of Saskatchewan province in Canada’s Prairie region, on December 15 to discuss cooperation promotion.
Under the framework of the first Ho Chi Minh City Friendship Dialogue (FD HCMC), Deputy Secretary of the municipal Party Committee and Chairman of the HCMC People’s Committee Phan Van Mai yesterday received Secretary of the provincial Party Committee, Governor of Champasak Province Vilayvong Bouddakham.