Vietnam is interested in exporting agricultural products to Kazakhstan within the framework of development of trade and economic cooperation, Chairman of the Board of SATRA Corporation Le Tung said in the interview.
“We would like to establish cooperation with Kazakhstan in the sphere of export of agricultural products. I think we will be able to sign some agreements in this sector soon,” Le Tung said at the Kazakh-Vietnamese business forum in Astana.
He also noted that Vietnamese businessmen would like to establish cooperation with Kazakhstan’s colleagues in the sphere of export of meat and tea products.
Besides, Le Tung emphasized that export of rice, seafood and coffee was also a promising direction of the cooperation.
According to the information of “Kaznex Invest” JSC, the trade turnover between Kazakhstan and Vietnam reached USD 52.2 mln in 2011 and export of Kazakhstan to Vietnam exceeded USD 51 mln while import made USD 7.4 mln.
As earlier reported, the Kazakh-Vietnamese business forum took place in Astana and representatives of business communities of both countries participated in the forum. The purpose of the event was to mutually build business contacts between entrepreneurs of both countries and discuss new spheres of cooperation.