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Yokohama's Partner Cities

  We carry out strategic exchanges with our seven partner cities in accordance with top-priority Yokohama policies, revolving around specific themes and conducted over predetermined time periods.


Primary Type(s) of Exchange


 - Promotion of increased friendly exchange between both cities and enhancement of mutual understanding and friendship
 - Mutual cooperation in environmental measures, promotion of tourism, sports, culture, business and other fields 


 - Exchange between artists and other cultural exchange, youth sports exchange, and other types of exchange in economic, tourism-related, environmental and other fields
 - Exchange of specialized information and technological cooperation that benefit both cities


 - Mutual cooperation in environmental measures and other aspects of the urban environmental field
 - Mutual cooperation in culture, art and Creative City measures, with a central focus on international contemporary art exhibitions

 Ho Chi Minh

 - Support for mutual investment and trade activities between companies in both cities and for the activities of the Investment & Trade Promotion Center of Ho Chi Minh City (ITPC)
 - Support for academic exchange between Yokohama City University and universities in Ho Chi Minh City
 - Support for collaborative projects involving the water works bureaus of both cities
 - Cooperative efforts via CITYNET
 - Collaborative efforts toward initiating direct flights between Haneda (Tokyo) and Tan Son Nhat (Ho Chi Minh) International Airports


 - Economic exchange in terms of investment, business, trade, etc.
 - Cooperative efforts to solve problems relating to urban transport, the environment, water/sewage, etc.
 - Exchange activities relating to culture, art, tourism, sports, etc.
 - Collaborative efforts toward initiating direct flights between Haneda (Tokyo) and Noi Bai (Hanoi) International Airports


 - Support for tourism promotion and exchanges between convention facilities
 - Environmental measures
 - Exchange between the central Naka Ward (Yokohama) and Jung District (Incheon)
 - Cooperative efforts via CITYNET
 - Mutual exchange of workers


 - Exchange related to global warming countermeasures; the economy; and culture, art and Creative City measures