Category: Vietnam

Finnish cleantech company breaks record in Vietnam






Dewaco, a Finnish cleantech company, has broken its own record twice this month. In the start of February 2017 they first received their largest order of company history from Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, where they were to deliver 100 chain scraper systems for a new wastewater plant. “Managing and coordinating of the large order has…

Norway build skills for jobs in Vietnam, Myanmar






The Norwegian government is investing in education and job creation in developing countries. On 14 February 2017 the government announced that they had entered five new partnerships for vocational education in Vietnam, Myanmar, Malawi and Uganda. “Lack of qualified labour is often an obstacle when hiring locals in developing countries. With this new program we create…

Vietnam desires Swedish support to reach climate goals






On 17 February 2017 Pereric Högberg, Swedish Ambassador to Hanoi, met with Chairwoman of the National Assembly in Vietnam, Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, to discuss opportunities to strengthen and bring the bilateral relationship to a higher level. Chairwoman Ngan emphasised a desire for Sweden to continue support to Vietnam in order to implement the UN…

Vietnam and Denmark embark on Maritime partnership






Andreas Nordseth, Head of Danish Maritime Authority, visited Hanoi and met with counterparts in Ministry of Transport and Vinamarine to foster a new bilateral maritime partnership, writes Embassy of Denmark in Vietnam on Thursday 16 February 2017. As maritime nations and trade nations, Denmark and Vietnam share many interests, including in developing maritime business activities,…

Easier visa for Scandinavian tourists to Vietnam






On Wednesday 1 February 2017 the Vietnamese government launched their new e-visa to let tourists skip visiting a local embassy or wait in line at the airport for visa on arrival. Visitors from 40 countries, including Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark, will now be able to get a 30 day tourist-visa by uploading an application…

Danish consultancy’s Vietnam delegation trip






In early January 2017 the Danish consultancy AndersenB2B and Ho Chi Minh City Investment and Trade Promotion Centre (ITPC) arranged the Andersen Consult Business Delegation to Vietnam. The organisers created an exciting B2B matchmaking event with the aim to proliferate the mutual opportunities of business collaboration between the Danish delegates and local companies in Vietnam. …

Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland – and Singapore – least corrupt countries






The Nordic counrtries together with New Zealand and Singapore in the Asia Pacific are this year once again on the top of the list of the World’s least corrupt countries. Revealing the “Corruption Perception Index”, Transparency International commented overall on the root causes of corruption: “This year’s results highlight the connection between corruption and inequality,…

2017 Jönköping University students welcomed to Thailand






On Thursday 12 January 2017 the year’s arrival of Swedish students from Jönköping University (JU) to its ‘Campus South-East Asia’ was welcomed by the community at the Thai Swedish Chamber of Commerce’s (TSCC) monthly networking. The eight students, who are in their last term of their respective education at the university’s School of Engineering, had…

Danish enterprises explore Vietnamese market






The Ho Chi Minh City Investment and Trade Promotion Centre (ITPC) and the Andersen Consult Group of Denmark co-hosted a networking programme on 10 January to boost partnerships between Vietnamese and Danish enterprises. Danish firms evaluated Vietnam as a potential market for high-quality products such as organic foodstuffs and machinery used in aquatic product processing…

Tetra Pak builds new factory in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam






Tetra Pak, the world’s leading food processing and packaging solutions company has announced it will expand it regional manufacturing footprint in the Asia-Pacific with a US$110 million factory in Vietnam. The decision is based on increasing in Thailand as well as the Asia-Pacific and demand for liquid dairy and beverages packed in cartons. Tetra Pak’s…