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Firms explore opportunities at EEF session in HCMC

By Han Phan

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HCMC – Vietnamese and international businesses yesterday, July 4, joined an off-site session of the Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) in HCMC to discuss potential for trade and investment expansion.

The event was attended by 100 Vietnamese businesses from sectors such as shipbuilding, textile, agriculture and furniture. Discussion topics included projects aimed at bolstering infrastructure and improving the quality of life.

Established in 2015, the EEF is an international platform that fosters global investment and collaboration, particularly on economic cooperation potential between the Russian Far East and the Asia-Pacific region.

This year the EEF is set to be held from September 3 to 6, in Vladivostok, Russia, organized by the Roscongress Foundation.

Speaking at the event, Timur Sadykov, Russian consul general in HCMC, highlighted the importance of strengthening beneficial ties that contribute to both economic and cultural development.

“Russia and Vietnam have many promising areas for cooperation,” said Alexander Stuglev, director of the Roscongress Foundation. He identified hydrocarbons, transportation, construction, tourism, fashion and IT as potential growth sectors.

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