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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam – since May 29, 2015

Ho Chi Minh City is the economic center of Vietnam and serves as the hub of various industries, finance, and education. With abundant labor force and attracting foreign investment in a wide range of fields, such as logistics, finance, insurance, information and communication, education, healthcare, and legal consultation, the city maintains the highest economic growth rate in the country. As of 2019, over 220 Korean trading firms and 1,600 investment companies are located in Ho Chi Minh City. Currently, the city is focusing on intercity cooperation and exchange to improve urban environment and expand infrastructure for better urban infrastructure and services for its people. On October 10, 2016, the Daegu Metropolitan City opened an office in Ho Chi Minh City to provide support for entrepreneurs from Daegu and Gyeongbuk region.

  • Location : southeastern Vietnam
  • Population : 8,220,000
  • Area : 2,099 km2