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Sweden and ASEAN discussion in Stockholm

Swedish Minister for Foreign Trade Ann Linde recently met with six ambassadors to Sweden representing each their ASEAN country. The envoys have organized themselves as Asean Committee in Stockholm (ACS). According to the website Business Mirror, the ACS is chaired by Ambassador of Indonesia to Sweden Bagas Hapsoro, and is composed of ambassadors from Indonesia,…

Tetra Pak opened its €120m plant in Vietnam

Tetra Pak, a Swedish-based food processing and packaging solutions company, has inaugurated its new packaging factory in the Vietnam-Singapore Industrial Park II in the southern province of Binh Duong on July 3. With a total investment of EUR120 million and recruiting more than 200 skilled Vietnamese employees, Tetra Pak’s new factory is considered the company’s…

Norway assisted Vietnam remove bomb in Thua Thien-Hue

The Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) will continuously support Thua Thien-Hue in accelerating the implementation of the “Explosive Remnant of War Risk Reduction” project in 2018-2020 period. By maintaining the coordination with relevant agencies of the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, NPA has been helping the province to collect almost 10,000 bombs, mines and explosive objects.…

Green light for EU-Vietnam trade and investment agreements

On June 25, the Council of Ministers authorized the EU-Vietnam trade and investment agreements which are set to be signed by Swedish born EU Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström and Romanian Minister for Business, Trade and Entrepreneurship Ștefan-Radu Oprea on the EU’s behalf in Hanoi on Sunday 30 June. The agreements with Vietnam, the EU’s…

Finland first time joined fireworks festival in Danang

The Finnish team, known as Joho Pyro Professional Fireworks AB, spectacularly performed their fireworks presentation for the first time in Danang International Fireworks Festival 2019 (DIFF) on Saturday June 15. As a newcomer in DIFF 2019, Joho Pyro presented a spectacular fireworks presentation under the theme from Kalevala’s Lemminkäinen, a well-known hero from Finnish mythology.…

Danish Envoy met with Chairman of the HCM City

Ambassador of Denmark to Vietnam Kim Højlund Christensen paid a courtesy visit to Chairman of the Municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung on Tuesday June 11. The topic discussed during the meeting was the way to promote the bilateral cooperation upon the areas such as trade, investment, cultural exchange, urban planning and smart city solutions.…

Vietnam partnered with Ericsson to forge strategic Industry 4.0

Ericsson announced on its website that it has signed a series of strategic agreements with Government of Vietnam to expand Industry 4.0 in Vietnam. Inked by Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Ericsson President and CEO Börje Ekholm and Head of Ericsson Vietnam and Myanmar Denis Brunetti, the agreements had its signing ceremony held at…

JOTUN invested NOK 689 million on its new plant in Vietnam

A Norwegian top paints company JOTUN, planned to invest NOK 689 million or approximately USD 80 million on its new factory in Vietnam. JOTUN’s new factory will be its third plant operating in Vietnam and it is also “the largest single investment done abroad ever for the JOTUN Group,” said General Director of JOTUN Paints…