Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc meets with Japanese investors

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc met representatives of many major Japanese enterprises in Tokyo on Monday, as part of his official visit to Japan.

Prime Minister Phuc said that Vietnam is striving for rapid and sustainable development and is pursuing the goal of a transparent and constructive government which best serves businesses and people. He affirmed that Vietnam considers the private sector and foreign direct investment a driving force for national development.

The Vietnamese government will accelerate its investment in infrastructure including electricity. We will continue to narrow state-controlled areas, expand markets, and equitize state-owned enterprises, including those in the power sector. Japanese enterprises can invest directly or through investment funds in Vietnam to become strategic shareholders of some State-owned enterprises, Prime Minister Phuc said.

He noted that Vietnam is willing to provide Japanese investors with a list of investment areas that they are interested in, including national infrastructure, public-private partnership projects, renewable energy, finance and banking.

Source: VOV5