VOV.VN -Prime Minister Phuc expressed his hope that Samsung will go ahead with commitments to expanding its production activities in Vietnam in the time ahead while receiving Shim Won-hwan, Chairman and General Director of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., of the Republic of Korea (RoK) in Hanoi on January 11.
|Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (R) receives Chairman and General Director of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Shim Won-hwan.
The Vietnamese Government has given heed to Samsung’s investment projects in Vietnam and is willingness to offer favorable conditions for the firm to successfully do business in the country, Phuc told his guest.
He also showed his appreciation for the success of Samsung Vietnam across a variety of fields, including revenue, export turnover, and job creation, which has contributes to further strengthening the friendship between the two countries.
As former General Director of Samsung Vietnam, Shim Won-hwan said he is highly impressed with Vietnam’s economic growth, attributing the positive outcome to the Vietnamese Government’s sturdy direction.
Samsung is happy to have contributed to that growth, the Samsung official said, expressing his gratitude for support from the Government and the Vietnamese Prime Minister during his tenure in Vietnam.
Samsung has long regarded Vietnam as an important strategic production centre in its global strategy, adding that the firm desires to expand its long-term investment in the country.
The production and business results of the Samsung Vietnam Complex have demonstrated the most impressive growth among Samsung’s overseas production facilities and the group’s commitment to the Vietnamese Government, he said.
Samsung is destined to intensify investment activities in Vietnam, including a research and development (R&D) centre and the group is also promoting the transfer of leading technologies to this centre.
Newly appointed General Director of Samsung Vietnam Choi Joo-ho promised to redouble efforts to contribute to Vietnam’s development. PM Phuc said with confidence that Choi will reap further success in his position in the time to come.
Phuc said the Vietnamese Government wishes that Samsung Vietnam will obtain even more impressive achievements in its business in Vietnam and suggested the firm make Vietnam its top global production centre.
He affirmed the Vietnamese government’s commitment to ensuring macroeconomic stability and improving the business and investment environment, thereby facilitating the operation of foreign investors, including Samsung.