On the afternoon of 14th September, Mr. Tran Son Hai - Member of Standing Committee of the provincial Party Committee, Permanent Vice Chairman of Khanh Hoa provincial People's Committee welcomed Mr. Kyle Nunas - Consul General of Canada in Ho Chi Minh City with the delegation.
Mr. Tran Son Hai - Member of Standing Committee of Provincial Party Committee, Permanent Vice Chairman of Khanh Hoa Provincial People's Committee (on the right) presents souvenir to the Consul General of Canada in Ho Chi Minh city.
At the meeting, Mr. Tran Son Hai introduced the potential and strength of Khanh Hoa province, especially the development the fields of tourism, industry and trade. Mr. Tran Son Hai also hoped that the visit of the Consul General and his delegation to Khanh Hoa province will contribute to promoting the cooperation between the two sides in the coming time, especially in the fields of education, human resources, smart city construction, infrastructure investment, trade (export and import of aquatic products, agriculture ...).
Speaking at the meeting, Mr. Kyle Nunas thanks the warm welcome of Khanh Hoa Province; he also introduces the potential, strengths and socio-economic development of Canada. Mr. Kyle Nunas also expects the two sides will have specific plans to promote the Canadian and Khanh Hoa businesses to cooperate in trade as well as some other fields in the future.
Currently, there are about 30 businesses in Khanh Hoa province with commercial relations with the Canadian market. In 2017, export turnover between Khanh Hoa and Canada reached USD 12.2 million. In particular, Khanh Hoa province exported USD 11.6 million to this market. The main export products of Khanh Hoa are aquatic products, garments, wood, and vegetables. On tourism, in the first 6 months of 2018, Khanh Hoa received more than 6,000 visitors to Canada, up 20% over the same period last year.