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Second Meeting of the Japan - Viet Nam Joint Committee on Cooperation in Industry, Trade and Energy Held

On June 5, 2017, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) held the Second Meeting of the Japan – Viet Nam Joint Committee on Cooperation in Industry, Trade and Energy, in Tokyo, under the co-chairmanship of Mr. Hiroshige Seko, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, and H.E. Mr. Tran Tuan Anh, Minister of Industry and Trade, Viet Nam.

1. Outline of the meeting

Date:
June 5 (Mon.), 2017; from 11:10 to 11:50
Venue:
METI
Attendees:
Japanese side: Minister Seko and other officials
Vietnamese side:
Minister Anh and other officials

2. Summary of the results

The Committee confirmed that it will establish Working Group on Automobile and Supporting industries under the Committee and that Japan and Viet Nam will jointly compile an action plan by the end of 2017. Concerning the field of energy, the Committee also confirmed its position as a platform from which Japan-Viet Nam strategic cooperation deepens aiming at the reconstruction of cooperation in the field.

In addition, Minister Seko and Minister Anh concluded a Record of Discussion, a compilation of Japan-Viet Nam cooperative efforts in the fields of industry, trade and energy, which was confirmed by the Committee. Following this, the Kinki Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Viet Nam concluded a framework for economic cooperation.

Release date

June 7, 2017

Division in Charge

Asia and Pacific Division, Trade Policy Bureau

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