Economics - Politics
Forum talks Vietnam-Ukraine relations in new stage
The Embassy of Vietnam in Ukraine and the Ukraine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (UCCI) co-hosted a forum entitled “Vietnam-Ukraine relations in the new stage” in Kiev on October 11.
|At the forum (Source: VNA)|
The event saw participation of Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Hoang Quoc Vuong, who is Chairman of the Vietnamese Subcommittee of the Vietnam-Ukraine Intergovernmental Committee for Economic-Trade and Science-Technology Cooperation; Vietnamese Ambassador to Ukraine Nguyen Anh Tuan; Ukrainian Deputy Minister of Policies on Agriculture and Food Olga Trophiseva; Deputy Minister of Infrastructure Victor Dovgan; UCCI President Ghenady Chizhucov, Ambassador to Vietnam Alexey Shovkopkias, among others.
Representatives from over 60 Vietnamese businesses and 150 Ukrainian enterprises also attended the event.
The event was designed to boost the comprehensive cooperation and friendship between Vietnam and Ukraine, promote networking between Vietnamese and Ukrainian businesses, and provide support for overseas Vietnamese (OV) in Ukraine.
Addressing the event, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Hoang Quoc Vuong and Vietnamese Ambassador to Ukraine Nguyen Anh Tuan highlighted the importance of bilateral cooperative ties and the role of enterprises in boosting economic-trade ties between the two countries.
They also underlined the Vietnamese Government’s cooperation orientations and measures to assist Vietnamese and Ukrainian firms and support overseas Vietnamese in Ukraine.
Vietnamese and Ukrainian speakers briefed participants on the socio-economic situation and economic policies of their respective nation as well as cooperation potentials between the two sides, while representatives from ministries, sectors addressed businesses’ questions.
A number of agreements were signed at the forum, which was held right after the 14th meeting of the Vietnam-Ukraine Intergovernmental Committee for Economic-Trade and Science-Technology Cooperation in Kiev.