At the meeting, the two sides exchanged views on business cooperation between Nordic enterprises operating in Hanoi and the possibility of establishing relations between Hanoi and the capitals of Nordic countries.
Speaking at the meeting, Chairman of the Hanoi municipal People’s Committee Chu Ngoc Anh affirmed that Hanoi always welcomes Nordic businesses to explore its investment environment and expand upon business opportunities in the city.
As a national political-administrative hub, a major centre of culture, science, education, economics and international transactions, Hanoi is aiming to become a “green-smart-modern” city by 2030, has said, adding that the city is also promoting technology, science and innovation; as well as addressing traffic, urban andmedical issues.
The city encourages Nordic enterprises to expand their business in Hanoi in high-potential sectors such as investment-trade-tourism promotion, smart city, e-government, green technology, energy and sustainable development, technology transfer, labour cooperation, human resources development and cultural exchange.
According to the Vice President of the Nordic Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam Quist Thomasen, Nordic companies are developing their strengths in areas such as Smart and Green cities, renewable energy and sustainable development.
For his part, NordCham Vietnam Chairman Quist Thomasen said he hoped to understand the needs and vision of Hanoi city, while at the same time introducing experiences of Nordic countries to contribute to the overall development of Hanoi.