A delegation from Binh Thuan province of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam visited Kaluga Region on April 22, 2019. It was headed by Ngo Dyk Mahn, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to the Russian Federation. The main objectives of the visit were to get information on the Kaluga Region economy and investment potential, to expand the existing cooperation relations and to build new ones.
The delegation from Binh Thuan province visited Vorsino industrial park, the largest industrial site of Kaluga Region (1,610 ha). Forty nine major Russian and international companies are the industrial park’s residents. The first container train, which departed from Freight Village Vorsino multimodal transport and logistics center, came to Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, delivering Russian products.
In the course of negotiations with Anatoly Artamonov, Kaluga Region Governor, the Vietnamese delegation expressed intentions to expand cooperation in various areas of economy and tourism. Ambassador Ngo Dyk Mahn said: “Our arrangements may be fixed in the relevant agreement on strategic partnership”.
Governor Anatoly Artamonov in his turn noted that in 2018 the trade turnover between Kaluga Region and Vietnam had grown by almost four times. He said: “I am glad that TH of Vietnam implements a major project in the field of milk processing in Kaluga Region. By determining areas for cooperation with Binh Thuan province we expand our relations with Vietnam”.
There are 12 industrial parks, two sites of Kaluga special economic zone and Sosensky priority social and economic development area in Kaluga Region.
ten modern industrial clusters have been established, including pharmaceutical, automotive, agricultural, transport & logistics clusters, clusters of construction materials’ production and metal processing. The clusters include both Russian and major international companies.