One July 12th morning, at the city Convention Center, Mr. Tran Tuan Anh – Member of Central Party Committee, Minister of Industry and Trade and Mr. Nguyen Van Tung – Deputy Secretary of Haiphong Party Committee, Chairman of Haiphong People’s Committee presided over the conference “Developing logistics services in Haiphong, raising the competing power and boosting trans-regional association”. Also attending the conference were city leaders together with more than 300 delegates from ministries and branches and enterprises across the country.

At the event

In his opening speech, Chairman of Haiphong People’s Committee Nguyen Van Tung underlined that over the past years, Haiphong has become a highlight of the country in the socio-economic development at fast and breakthrough growth rate. Alongside, Haiphong converges all the necessary factors to develop logistics services. Especially, Resolution No.45 of the Politburo on constructing and developing Haiphong till 2030 with visions towards 2045 has defined that Haiphong is the pace setter in the industrialization and modernization cause, the impetus for the development and also the logistics hub of the Northern region.

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Delivering his speech at the conference, Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh affirmed that Haiphong is the driving force and pace setter in economic development of the North. With the biggest import-export cargo circulation in the North, Haiphong is favored the best to become an important logistics service center of the country. Together with Haiphong International Gateway Port and advanced handling capacity, Haiphong will become an important rear for the global association chain and logistics services.

Logistics development activities of Haiphong are discussed at the conference to realize the action plans under the Decision No.200 of PM on approving the action plan to enhance the competing power and develop the logistics services of Vietnam by 2025./.