Dutch virtual trade mission to Southeast Asia
London — From the 12 of October until the 11th of December 2020 a Dutch virtual trade mission is taking place in five countries in Southeast Asia, including Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. Dutch and Asian companies are exploring the possibilities of collaboration in agrifood, water and waste management.
Designed to support Dutch companies establish new trade and investment opportunities with the South-East Asia countries, including Vietnam, especially during the Pandemic; the Hybrid Trade Mission offers participating companies information on soft landing and doing business in Southeast Asia; business-to-business match making; a series of webinars focused on: Agro-Food Technology, Water Management & Technology, and Waste Management & Circular Solutions. In Vietnam, a Mekong Delta mission will take place, addressing the challenges and business opportunities in the agricultural hub of the country.
Connecting minds for a sustainable future
From Vietnam, Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh addressed the participants of the trade mission in a welcome speech, highlighting that Vietnam and the Netherlands have always been important business and trade partners. ‘Over the past five years the average annual growth of our bilateral trade is almost 12 percent,’ said Minister Anh. Vietnam welcomes the cooperation with the Netherlands and Dutch businesses in the areas of expertise of this mission, and appreciates a focus on especially high-tech and environment-friendly projects. ‘If we take the action collectively, share our knowledge and experience, we will become more united and resilient to all future challenges’, minister Anh added.
It’s the first time that a trade mission will take a period of two months and is taking place in different countries simultaneously. Due to Covid-19, international travel is limited.
Interested in participants can register at the following link :
Please feel welcome to register yourself on the platform of the virtual trade mission. For more information, contact the Dutch Embassy in Hanoi via HAN-EA@minbuza.nl and the Dutch Consulate General via HCM-EA@minbuza.nl.