Finnfund to invest in Cambodian-based Microfinance Institution






Finnfund writes in a press release that they will provide support to the micro-finance sector in Cambodia. This, they will do by investing in PRASAC Microfinance Institution Ltd, one of the leading microfinance institutions in the country. Prasac provides banking services particularly to small and medium-sized enterprises such as small farms and grocery stores in rural and…

Denmark – Vietnam 45 Years of relationship: from aid to trade






In August 2007, diplomat Charlotte Laursen ended her position in Vietnam as Deputy Head of Mission at the Embassy of Denmark in Hanoi. Since 20 August 2015, she is however back, this time accredited as Denmark’s Ambassador to Vietnam. During her absence, Vietnam has undergone a number of changes, described by a fascinated ambassador as…

Lego’s top management visited China






During 21 – 25 November 2016 Danish toy company Lego’s top management visited China in order to open factories, participate in innovation seminars, meeting several Chinese government official and signing an agreement with the Forbidden Palace – all done with the support of the Danish representations in China. On the 24th of November, the Embassy…

Danish education minister visited Beijing






Focusing on young people creativity, gender equality and vocational education the Danish Minister for Children, Education and Gender Equality Ellen Trane Nørby visited Beijing from 23 to 24 of November 2016. The Minister met with China’s newly appointed Minister of Education, Chen Baosheng. They had an opportunity to discuss about the Sino-Danish collaboration on primary…

Everything under the sun for Sweden’s Hong Kong Consul-General






With Sweden’s new strategy for increased export prioritising China, frequent minister visits from back home, and the presence of Swedish companies still growing, combined with the Consul-General’s own goal to put her home country and some of its businesses on the Hong Kong map, makes Helena Storm’s role very busy and interesting indeed. The Consulate…

Swedish State Secretary Nils Vikmång to China






State Secretary for the Minister of Energy Nils Vikmång is in Beijing, 6-9 December, to meet with counterparts from the Ministry of Science and Technology, the National Energy Agency (NEA) and the Energy Research Institute. He will also participate in the annual general meeting of CCICED. Vikmång will meet with Vice Minster Yin Hejun from…

Nordic Family Christmas Party Manila 2016 invitation






NordCham Philippines (Nordic Chamber of Commerce Philippines) in collaboration with embassies, is inviting to the Nordic Family Christmas Party 2016, in Manila. A Danish chef will oversee the food and drinks served, with the following menu: Welcome Glögg Saffron Buns Danish Butter Cookies Buffet Rye bread and wheat bread Herrings, pickled and Matjes with condiments…

Norwegian Seafood Extravaganza in Indonesia






The Norwegian Seafood Extravaganza in Indonesia was held recently, with the purpose of increasing the market share in Indonesia. “We bring lots of this coldwater seafood into the country and we displayed it as part of Norway’s marketing of seafood products. Norway represents the biggest seafood exporter in the world, and it’s all about the…