Vietnam-Finland Business Forum 27.5.2019

 

Finland-ASEAN Business Association, together with Business Finland, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Finnpartnership, and Finnfund, welcomed Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency and a large Vietnamese delegation into Finland this week.

  • At the Forum we learned that:
    • There are many business opportunities in Vietnam in areas such as Energy, Bio Energy, Smart Cities, Education, Forestry
    • Vietnamese business is growing and Vietnam is opening new trade opportunities
    • We share 46 years of diplomatic relations and friendship
    • Macro-economic development and sustainable growth is taking place
    • Vietnam is moving from agriculture towards industrial developing sectors on top of traditional oil, rice, textile towards electronics and components
    • Great business potential for Finnish companies due to young and high productive population
    • Interesting investment opportunities in Binh Dinh Province having favorable investment conditions
    • Kai Lemmetti shared his experience of successful establishment of IWA company in Vietnam operating in software sector
    • It was also promising to hear that Free Trade Agreement between Vietnam and EU is currently under preparation
    • International Industry Standards and approval procedures are under implementation
    • BEAM program and other business and development opportunities were presented. 140 ongoing projects
    • We learned about Market Match services and opportunities
    • We learned also about financing opportunities and available financing instruments

The Business Association wants to warmly thank all partners for making the Business Forum successfull!

Kim Lucander, Vice-Chair of Finland-ASEAN Business Association