More and more Italian firms are intending to move their investment to Vietnam, aiming to turn the country into a gateway for them to enter other Southeast Asian nations, said an expert from the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (Icham).
With its friendly investment environment, beautiful landscapes, and strong tourism development, along with the boom of modern technology-applied multifunction agriculture projects, the Mekong Delta region has become more attractive to Italian investors, an Italian economist has said.
Italian enterprises are particularly interested in pouring money into projects at industrial parks in Ho Chi Minh City, Dong Nai and Binh Duong provinces, said Chairman of the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (ICHAM) Michele D’Ercole at a business forum on November 26.
A large number of Italian business people, scholars and economists attended a workshop on Vietnamese economy and investment climate which was held on November 7- 8 in the southern Italian city of Sorrento, as part of Sorrento Meeting 2014.
Hanoi expects to cooperate with Italy in city planning, the field of its interest after expanding the administrative boundary, said Chairwoman of the municipal People’s Council Ngo Thi Doan Thanh.