Promoting economic and trade ties between Vietnam and Russia’s localities
Photo for illustration (Source: VNA)

Photo for illustration (Source: VNA)

He made the statement during his meetings with governors of the southwestern Kursk and Bryansk regions of Russia on the occasion of his visits to these localities on March 23-24.

During the meeting, the Vietnamese Ambassador and Governor of the Kursk region Roman Starovoit expressed their joy at the increasing development of Vietnam-Russia comprehensive strategic partnership, especially in recent times.

The governor of the Kursk region called on Vietnamese businesses to increase their investment in promising sectors such as agriculture and tourism.

According to him, trade turnover between Kursk and Vietnam hit 30 million USD in 2020.

During the meeting with Governor of the Bryansk region Alexander Bogomaz, he briefed Manh on the locality’s socio-economic development. He also emphasized that his region still maintained positive growth despite impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

He thanked the Vietnamese ambassador and relevant agencies for their efforts to promote cooperation between businesses of the two countries, especially in agriculture.

He is pleased with the Kursk region’s cooperation agreement with Vietnam’s Ninh Thuan province, the ambassador said.

On this occasion, the ambassador also thanked the two local governments for supporting the Vietnamese community to lead a stable life in Russia, thus contributing to the development of the Russian localities and their homeland.

Trade value between Vietnam and Russia still increased 8 percent to 5 billion USD despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Vietnam is the largest market of Russia’s meat products, accounting for nearly 45 percent of its total meat exports.

During the meeting, the delegation also visited food processing establishments, livestock and poultry production complexes of Miratorg Group in Kursk and Bryansk./.


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