Embassy in Hanoi, in collaboration with Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and
Industry (VCCI) and Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) held the 1st
Indonesia-Vietnam Investment and Business Forum” in Hanoi on 4 April 2013. The
aim of the Forum is to enhance cooperation and tightened the relation between
Indonesia and Vietnam businessman as well as to explore investment opportunity
in the two countries.
his opening speech, Indonesian Ambassador to Vietnam, H.E Mayerfas, invited
Vietnamese to explore and attain deeper insights into Indonesia’s investment
and business climate along with the opportunities and advantages of the highly
potential market of Indonesia for foreign investors.
Chairman of Investment Cooperation, BKPM, Mr. Achmad Kurniadi, informed the
forum about Indonesia’s investment achievement in 2012 while encouraging the
participants to take advantage of investment opportunity to enhance the
cooperation between Indonesia and Vietnam.
Quang Thinh, Deputy Director of the International Relations Department of VCCI,
greatly welcomed the Investment and Business Forum and hoped that through the
Forum, Indonesia-Vietnam cooperation especially between businessmen could
the Presentation Session, Director of International Business Cooperation
Department of BKPM presented information on investing in Indonesia; while
general information on taxation in Vietnam was delivered by Deputy Director
General of Policy Department, Vietnam General Department of Taxation.
of Ciputra Group-Hanoi presented housing project currently conducted by the
Ciputra Group as well as the upcoming projects. A fruitful discussion also conducted
between the speakers and the participants.
Forum was held in VCCI Building-Hanoi and was attended by around 100
participants, representing 80 Vietnamese companies and 7 Indonesian companies
in Vietnam (Ciputra Hanoi, PT Vietmindo Energitama, PT Semen Gresik Tbk, Japfa
Comfeed Vietnam, PT Lautan Luas Vietnam, PT Akebono Brake Astra Vietnam).
Forum was also attended by officials from Ministry of Industry and Trade
(MOIT), Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI), Ministry of Finance, Ministry
of Foreign Affairs and Indonesia Acting Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City.
(Source : Indonesian Embassy in Hanoi)