February 6, 2023
Each year, EuroCham's Whitebook summarizes sector-specific issues across the Vietnamese economy and offers recommendations. During the annual Whitebook Launch, high-level Vietnamese authorities will be presented with insights from the publication. This event is our foremost advocacy event of the year and is not to be missed!
EuroCham would also love to have you as a sponsor for this event! By contributing, you will put your company name front and center at our premier advocacy event of the year and will ensure the Whitebook Launch is a success.
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Come and join EuroCham and BritCham for a special luncheon to gain insight into Vietnam's development in 2022 and to forecast its performance in 2023.
This workshop will be conducted by the EU-ASEAN Business Council (EU-ABC) in partnership with EuroCham Vietnam on Feb. 13 in Hanoi. It will discuss the following:
- What can Vietnam do to implement a national screening program for Hepatitis C, HIV, and cervical cancer?
- Health screening awareness varies by region, with urban residents being more knowledgeable. How can we bridge this gap?
- How can private stakeholders work with the government to increase screening for communicable and non-communicable diseases?
- Can Vietnam ensure that patients receive the right care and tests can be conducted for multiple diseases through an efficient laboratory and point-of-care infrastructure?
- Taking into consideration the progress made so far, what more needs to be done to achieve universal health coverage over the next seven years?
- What are the challenges Vietnam faces in its efforts to end the epidemic of AIDS and hepatitis by 2030?
Vietnam will host a delegation from the EU-ASEAN Business Council (EU-ABC) in partnership with EuroCham. This event is part of the EU-ABC’s mission to strengthen the economic ties between European and ASEAN countries through the development of business opportunities. As part of their visit, members of the delegation will meet with a number of Vietnamese ministries and government agencies.
Join EuroCham Vietnam and the EU-ASEAN Business Council (EU-ABC) at the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi on February 14 to broaden your network, dine on gourmet cuisine, sample a fine selection of drinks, and strengthen our dynamic EU-ASEAN community!
We are beyond delighted to welcome you all back to our EuroCham Chat & Chill. We will be meeting at CTY Kitchen + Bar, where you'll have the opportunity to expand your business network and meet potential future business partners in a cool location with an urban flair.
🕛Time: Thursday, March 2, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
🌏Location: CTY Kitchen + Bar, Ground Floor, 72 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai, Ward 6, District 3, HCMC.
💶Fees: Members - 350,000 VND/pax, non-members - 500,000 VND/pax. Includes canapés, 2 drinks and lucky draw
[RESCHEDULED] Vietnam Business Forum Planned for Feb. 24 and 27
Pictured above: The 2021 Vietnam Business Forum (VBF)
This year's Vietnam Business Forum (VBF), which is one of our preeminent advocacy and business-to-government dialogue events for the year, has been rescheduled as follows:
Technical Session - Friday, Feb. 24;
High-level plenary - Monday, Feb. 27
🌏Location: Hanoi, venue TBD
For EuroCham, this VBF is of particular significance because it is being co-chaired by EuroCham Board Member Soren Roed Pedersen as well as Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) President Pham Tan Cong. 2023 also marks the VBF's 25th anniversary.
By serving as a is an ongoing policy dialogue between government and business leaders, the VBF has become a key advocacy platform for shaping business and investment reforms that contribute to improving Vietnam's economic landscape.
Stay tuned for more details.
EuroCham's Annual General Meeting (AGM) Scheduled for March 16
Our 2023 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held simultaneously in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City on March 16! Mark your calendars.
Note: Only members who have paid their membership dues in full for 2023 will have voting rights and can stand for election.
We will keep you updated with more details as they become available.
Deutsches Haus Ho Chi Minh City Ushered in the New Year with a Lion Dance
Upon returning to work after the Tet holiday, Deutsches Haus Ho Chi Minh City, where EuroCham's Ho Chi Minh City office is located, hosted a lion dance to welcome the new year.
"[As per] the cultural beliefs of Vietnam, and several other East Asian countries, a family or business visited by a lion dance performance will have good luck," according to Voice of Vietnam.
EuroCham Vice-Chair Gabor Fluit (De Heus) served as a "lion feeder" along with numerous business leaders from companies located in Deutsches Haus.
Current EuroCham members, the time has come to renew your EuroCham membership! The deadline for payment is Feb. 28, 2023.
Renewal of your membership will ensure you remain part of our strong community, benefit from all our services, and bolster your brand image in Vietnam. With your support, we'll surely be able to deliver even greater value to our members in 2023.
EuroCham Direct members should have already received an email with an invoice and payment instructions from the EuroCham Membership Team. Please check your inbox for this email.
Members through our nine affiliated business associations have been also contacted by their respective BA to renew their membership.
Contact our Membership Team if you have any questions:
New EuroCham Website Will Launch in Early February
We will launch our new website at the beginning of February. Keep an eye out for further info about the launch, as well as tips on how to most effectively use our revamped site!
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Chairman Alain Cany Sat Down for an Interview with Forbes Vietnam
As part of Forbes Vietnam's CEO Talks series, EuroCham Chairman Alain Cany sat down for an interview with the organization's CEO, Cuong Dang.
According to Forbes Vietnam, "[EuroCham Chairman Alain Cany] shared about his 20-year journey in Vietnam, running EuroCham, contributing to improving the business environment and attracting foreign investment. He said that, as a representative of European businesses, EuroCham's goal is to bring benefits to the companies in the association, but in fact it also benefits Vietnamese companies."
Click the button below to watch his full appearance.
Jan. 30 - [East Asia Forum] Vietnam’s economy shows signs of revival
- "On the external front, foreign direct investment (FDI) disbursements, international tourism and remittances picked up the slack despite a deteriorating current account balance. FDI disbursements rose to US$10 billion in the first half of 2022 — the highest increase in five years. Foreign investments in manufacturing, particularly in electronics, continued to grow rapidly in 2022."
The CCIFV Health Sector Committee, as known as French Healthcare Vietnam, is delighted to invite you to its next Health Talk on the theme "Data Management in the Health Sector", co-organized with the Eurocham Digital Sector Committee.
In the presence of Cam Van Nguyen from Vero, Bruno Sivanandan – Co-chairman of the Digital Sector Committee and Hanna Dao & Petr Jumar from Hello Bacsi, you will have the opportunity to discover their expertise and discuss with them on the various topics presented.
We invite you to meet us at 6 p.m on Wednesday, February 8th at La Résidence de France.
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