Binh Duong People’s Committee Chairman Lê Thanh Cung welcomes AmCham leaders

AmCham Meeting in Binh Duong - 1Binh Duong People’s Committee Chairman Le Thanh Cung welcomed an AmCham delegation led by Chairman Mark Gillin on Sep 20. The meeting focused on opportunities for FDI in Binh Duong province when the TransPacific Partnership (TPP) is concluded and enters into force. Chairman Le Thanh Cung said that, despite continuing economic difficulties within Vietnam, industrial production in Binh Duong increased 12.3% in the first eight months of the year, and FDI exceeded $1 billion, of which 40% was expansion of existing FDI facilities. In addition, Binh Duong had prepared conditions to attract even more FDI with TPP. 

AmCham Chairman Mark Gillin welcomed Binh Duong’s development, and said that the TPP would help create a very favorable FDI environment in Vietnam in general and in Binh Duong province in particular for investors both from the U.S. and from other global sources, and promote stronger trade between Vietnam and the U.S., as well as business relations between Vietnam and all TPP member countries. Binh Duong could be the first choice of U.S. investors for supporting industries, and industries that will protect the environment.