Vietnam Prime Minister met with Chairman of the Hong Kong – Vietnam Chamber of CommerceSunwah Vietnam
(19 April 2017)
VGP – On the evening of 19 April 2017, Dr Jonathan Choi, Chairman of Sunwah Group and Chairman of the Hong Kong – Vietnam Chamber of Commerce, had a meeting with the Prime Minister of Socialist Republic of Vietnam H.E. Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the Government Office in Hanoi.
H.E. Nguyen Xuan Phuc expressed his pleasure at the good business performance of Sunwah Group in Vietnam, as well as hailing the effort and positive contributions of Dr Jonathan Choi to the relations between Vietnam and Hong Kong in particular and Vietnam and China in general.
The Prime Minister affirmed that the two-way trade between Viet Nam and Hong Kong were having significant development. Up to present, Hong Kong investment to Vietnam has reached US$17 billion dollars with about 1.200 investment projects, in which Sunwah Group’s total investment takes up nearly half with US$7 billion dollars. The Prime Minister expected Sunwah’s investment in Vietnam would increase to US$8 billion dollars in 2017.
The Prime Minister highly valued the contributions of Sunwah for 47 years doing business in Vietnam. Sunwah has not only succeeded in the areas: Seafood & Foodstuff, Financial Services, Real Estate, but also supported culture and education development in Vietnam. He confirmed that the Vietnamese Government will continue developing the market economy and creating favorable conditions for foreign investors, including Sunwah, to do business in Vietnam. He said that the Government also pledged to enable Sunwah to actively and effectively participate in the equitisation of state-owned enterprises in Vietnam. Besides, the Prime Minister hoped that Sunwah Group would continue supporting Vietnam to develop culture and education.
Dr Jonathan Choi said, with the personal prestige as well as Sunwah Group’s reputation in the world, he was willing to introduce and become a bridge between Chinese, Japanese and Korean businesses to invest in Vietnam. With three generations of doing business in Vietnam, Dr Choi’s family has been in Vietnam for nearly half a century and considered Vietnam as his second home. For business activities, Sunwah Group is currently planning to invest in the equitisation of Vietnamese state-owned enterprises. Dr Choi revealed that Sunwah was also keen to support Vietnam’s development of culture and education; assisting universities in Vietnam with various projects; contributing to the educational reform of Vietnam.
Source: VGP News