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Minister Hagiuda Attends the Japan-Vietnam Investment Conference and Meets H.E. Mr. Pham Minh Chinh, Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, and H.E. Mr. Nguyen Hong Dien, Minister of Industry and Trade

November 25, 2021

The Japan-Vietnam Investment Conference was held on November 25, and Mr. Hagiuda Koichi, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, attended. Minister Hagiuda also met with H.E. Mr. Pham Minh Chinh, Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, and H.E. Mr. Nguyen Hong Dien, Minister of Industry and Trade. With the latter, he issued a Joint Statement for Cooperation on Energy Transition to Carbon Neutrality.

On November 25, 2021, the Japan-Vietnam Investment Conference was held with Vietnamese Prime Minister Chinh as a guest during his visit to Japan. Minister Hagiuda, Mr. Sasaki Nobuhiko (Chairman and CEO, Japan External Trade Organization [JETRO]), and business leaders attended the event to represent Japan. From Vietnam, Prime Minister Chinh, relevant ministers, business leaders, and others attended.

At the Investment Conference, Minister Hagiuda expressed his intention to cooperate toward supply chain resilience and carbon neutrality. At the same time, he stated his expectations on future development of the Japan-Vietnam economic relationship, looking toward the 50th anniversary of Japan-Vietnam diplomatic relations next year.

On the same day, Minister Hagiuda met with Prime Minister Chinh and Minister of Industry and Trade Dien separately, confirming that they will further deepen the economic relationship between the two countries. In addition, after the meeting with Minister of Industry and Trade Dien, they issued a Joint Statement for Cooperation on Energy Transition to Carbon Neutrality.

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