Viet Nam is always a leading partner of the Netherlands in Asia, said the Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Co-operation, Sigrid Kaag, at an online meeting with Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh on Thursday.
The EU - Vietnam Free Trade Agreement would serve as a driving force for enterprises from Vietnam and the Netherlands to expand cooperation.
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The EU has a stable demand for fruit and vegetables, and the Netherlands is considered a gateway to this market. Vietnamese fruit and vegetable exporters can seek opportunities to penetrate the EU market via the Netherlands.
Diplomacy and international cooperation especially during the current COVID-19 crisis is more important than before. VIR talks with Carel Richter, the Netherlands Consul General and new Dean of the Consular Corps in Ho Chi Minh City on the targets of trade, investment, and diplomatic relations which the Corps is consolidating in Vietnam.
More than 50 sportswear companies from Viet Nam and the Netherlands held an online conference on Wednesday (Viet Nam time) to discuss enhancing trade between the two countries.
The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement and the Investment Protection Agreement are expected to create big opportunities for Vietnamese and EU businesses. Iwan Rutjens, Economic and Commercial Counselor at the Embassy of the Netherlands in Hanoi, writes about the significance of the deals and how they can help boost Netherlands-Vietnam trade ties.
Vietnam and the European Union have signed their historic free trade agreement, ushering in opportunities for both sides to further trade and investment. Marc van der Linden, first secretary economic and commercial affairs at the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Vietnam, writes about how the agreement will help Vietnam attract more investment from the EU, in particular from the Netherlands, and how the deal will help boost bilateral trade between those involved.
The meeting was part of Prime Minister Rutte's working visit to Viet Nam, with the participation of CEOs from 70 leading enterprises from the Netherlands and Viet Nam.
The Trade Office of Viet Nam in the Netherlands urged firms to be cautious when doing business with new partners in Netherlands via the Internet.
The Netherlands seeks to establish a partnership with Viet Nam’s Mekong Delta city of Can Tho in hi-tech agriculture.