September 21, 2017

EuroCham engaged in the visit of Deputy Prime Minister Vương Đình Huệ to Brussels

Deputy Prime Minister Vương Đình Huệ together with a delegation comprising high-ranking representatives of 9 ministries, the State Bank of Vietnam and business delegates from Vietnam visited Switzerland, Belgium and Slovakia from September 15th onwards. 

 Deputy Prime Minister Vương Đình Huệ (second left) and EuroCham's Executive Director Almut Roessner (Second right) 

The main purpose of the extended trip to Europe was the promotion of trade and investment in Vietnam. During his visit to Brussels, Deputy Prime Minister Hue met with Vice President of the European Commission Jyrki Katainen to discuss intensifying the Vietnam – EU relationship in view of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA). Meetings also took place with European Union Chief Negotiator for the EVFTA Mauro Petriccione who EuroCham had just met early in the month.

Deputy PM Vuong Dinh Hue and EuroCham's Executive Director Almut Roessner

EuroCham also joined and contributed to the programme of Deputy Prime Minister Hue. On September 18th, EuroCham's Pharma Group held a meeting to address key concerns of the pharmaceutical industry representing 10% of EU exports to Vietnam. EuroCham's Executive Director Almut Roessner together with representatives for the Sector Committees GreenGrowth and Wine & Spirits raised issues of the respective industries with Deputy Prime Minister before joining a business conference. Ms. Almut shared the findings of EuroCham's recent member survey on expectation of the EVFTA with the audience of 100 participants. She was joined on the panel by 2 EuroCham members Mr. Frank Wouters, Deputy CEO Rent-a-Port N.V. and Ms. Maily Anna Maria Nguyen, BECAMEX’s representative in Europe.

EuroCham's Executive Director Almut Roessner joined on the panel with EuroCham members Mr. Frank Wouters, Deputy CEO Rent-a-Port N.V.

Deputy PM Vuong Dinh Hue speaks at the forum – Credit: VGP

EuroCham's engagement and strong presence during Deputy Prime Minister Hue's visit to Brussels, was a clear signal of our strong commitment to support a timely ratification and efficient implementation of the EVFTA.
For Media Coverage, please access to (Vietnam News Article 1, Vietnam News Article 2, Vietnam News Article 3, VOV Article ,VGP News Article1  VGP News Article 2 , VNE Article ,Vietnam Plus Article)

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