Talking to VNA, Vietnamese Ambassador to the Kingdom of Denmark Luong Thanh Nghi said that since the two countries established diplomatic relations in 1971 and established Comprehensive Partnership in 2013, areas of cooperation Vietnam – Denmark is increasingly expanding and going deeper, substantively and effectively.
In addition to strengthening traditional cooperation mechanisms in fields such as politics – diplomacy, economics – trade, environment, combating climate change… the two countries promote cooperation in other fields. strategic, with great potential such as energy, green transformation, and sustainable development.
On November 1, the Prime Ministers of the two countries held online talks and approved a Joint Declaration establishing the Vietnam – Denmark Green Strategic Partnership with 10 groups of comprehensive cooperation areas. , is meaningful not only to the sustainable development of Vietnam, but also demonstrates the commitment and determination of the two countries in joining hands to solve one of the biggest challenges facing humanity today, which is climate change. climate change and environmental degradation.
Previously, the visit to Vietnam by the Crown Prince and Princess of Denmark in early November 2022 focused on discussing cooperation in the energy field, with the participation of 36 leading Danish businesses.
Economic – trade – investment cooperation over the past 10 years has developed strongly, achieving very encouraging results. Total bilateral trade turnover in the past 10 years has increased nearly twofold, from 480 million USD in 2013 to nearly 900 million USD in 2022.
By the end of December 2022, Denmark had 155 investment projects in Vietnam with a total registered capital of more than 1.787 billion USD, including the project to build the first carbon neutral plant in the world worth more than 1.7 billion USD. billion USD of the Lego Group, or Pandora’s project worth about 160 million USD using renewable energy, expected to attract more than 6,000 workers.
From a multilateral perspective, Vietnam and Denmark regularly support each other at international and regional forums such as the United Nations, Asia-Europe Cooperation Forum (ASEM), ASEAN, EU, Partnership for Growth. Green Growth and Global Goals 2030 (P4G)… not only demonstrates high political trust between the two countries, but also shows that Denmark values and has a positive assessment of Vietnam’s foreign policy first. international and regional issues.
Ambassador Luong Thanh Nghi emphasized that Vice President Vo Thi Anh Xuan’s visit to Denmark this time is extremely important. The visit continues to affirm the closeness, trust and mutual understanding between the leaders and people of the two countries, contributing to further consolidating and deepening the comprehensive and strategic relationship between Vietnam and Vietnam. Denmark.
Vietnam – Denmark relations are built not only on the dual interests of the two countries, but also on the friendship between the two peoples and the special emotional connection between leaders and people. people of the two countries.
Vice President Vo Thi Anh Xuan and the Vietnamese delegation paid an official visit to Denmark with a program of activities with many specific and substantive contents, demonstrating the determination to effectively implement the commitments of the leaders of the two countries. for promoting cooperation related to green transition and sustainable development.
The Vice President’s contact activities with a number of leading Danish businesses also contributed to affirming Vietnam’s commitment to creating a stable and favorable environment, strengthening the trust of foreign businesses. , including Danish businesses, into the investment and business environment in Vietnam. Thereby contributing to realizing the policy of shifting from “quantity” to “quality” in investment promotion, attracting more green, high-quality investment projects from Danish businesses to Vietnam.