Ontario premier to lead 1st ever trade mission to Vietnam

VOV.VN - Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne will lead the east-central Canadian province first trade mission ever to Vietnam this November, according to a government news release.

The mission to promote Ontario as a key centre for investment and innovation will start in Beijing, China on November 23, then travel to Nanjing, Chongqing, Shenzhen and Hong Kong.

After which, she along with a contingent of leading Ontario business delegates, will visit Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City hoping to open new avenues for collaboration with the Southeast Asian country.

Ontario, said the news release, has seen commercial trade with Vietnam triple over the last five years to US$3 billion.

The mission will focus on expanding trade in medical technologies, science and technology, and the agri-foof segments.