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HIGHLIGHTS OF THE MONTH

Berlin: Second Meeting of Vietnam-Germany Joint Committee for Economic Cooperation, February 23, 2023

Under the chairmanship of State Secretary at the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action Udo Philipp and Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Phan Thi Thang, cooperation opportunities and  challenges of German-Vietnamese economic relations were discussed together with the Vietnamese delegation, moderated by the AHK Vietnam. The focus of the meeting were Green Energy and Energy Security, Industry and Digital Transformation, as well as Trade and Trade Barriers.

The committee noted that last year, two-way trade between Germany and Vietnam reached nearly 18.8 billion EUR, a yoy growth of 25 per cent. German businesses expressed their interest in joining projects in energy, healthcare, e-vehicle, and digitalisation through the exchange of experience and technological transfer.

For more photos of the event, please visit here>>>

Thai Binh: Thai Binh province seeks more investment from Germany and the EU, February 17, 2023

In the meeting with AHK Vietnam on February 17, 2023, Mr Nguyen Khac Than, the Chairman of Thai Binh PC expressed their hope for stronger collaboration with German enterprises, especially in fields such as high-tech manufacturing, high-tech agriculture, electronics, pharmaceutical, materials, education and training as well as recruitment of skilled workforce from Thai Binh.  

Marko Walde, Chief Representative of AHK Vietnam and Vice Chairman of GBA Vietnam highly appreciated the investment environment, the dynamic development of infrastructure and economy of Thai Binh province.

To sum up the visit, both sides are looking forward to future cooperation to promote investment between German enterprises and Thai Binh province.

For more details and photos of the event, please visit here>>>

GBA Strategy Meeting 2023

After our successful AGM this year, the newly elected GBA Board started energetically and highly motivated to set the agenda and priorities for 2023 during the Off-Site Strategy Workshop in Danang from the 10th to 11th February.

As outcome to our meetings, we defined 3 key priority areas on which we will focus in 2023: (1) Transforming for Excellence, (2) Substance Driven Business Content and (3) Promotion of GBA Topics 

More details here>>>

Ho Chi Minh City: SEMINAR - Enhance The Vietnamese Company’s Competitiveness In The Global Supply Chains By Complying With The German Supply Chain Due Diligence Act, February 17, 2023

On February 17. 2023, at REX Hotel Saigon, the event was successfully hosted by Ho Chi Minh City Investment and Trade Promotion Centre (ITPC) in collaboration with AHK Vietnam. With the participation of more than 200 Vietnamese and German enterprises, the Seminar has emphasized the importance of the German Supply Chain Due Diligence Act, in which corporates are now responsible for respecting human rights and protecting the environment in supply chains in an appropriate manner.

Check out the project’s site here>>>

For further information please reach out to Ms. Huyen Nhu Lanh Nhu | Email: lanh.nhu@vietnam.ahk.de

Ho Chi Minh City: FrankfurtRheinMain – Office Opening Ceremony, February 13, 2023 

On February 13, 2023, FrankfurtRheinMain – Germany’s most dynamic economic region and gateway to Europe, celebrated their Office Opening Ceremony at the German Business Incubator Vietnam (GBIV).

On behalf of AHK Vietnam, Mr. Marko Walde, Chief Representative, has sent our congratulation to FrankfurtRheinMain on this milestone and best wishes for a successful journey and further cooperation.

To read the full article, please visit here>>>

For more information about German Business Incubator Vietnam (GBIV), please visit here>>>

EuroCham/EU-ASEAN Business Council Visit

Hanoi, 14 - 16 February 2023 - GBA Chairman Torben Minko was honored to participate in the delegation led by EuroCham Vietnam together with the EU-ASEAN Business Council and a delegation of 50+ European business leaders. They had a high-level meeting with the Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, the National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue as well as numerous agency, department and ministry leaders at the Government Office to discuss some matters of the healthcare sector and Vietnam's sustainability and decarbonization targets.

More details here>>>

Berlin: FRUIT LOGISTICA, February 08-10, 2023

FRUIT LOGISTICA - the leading platform for the fresh fruit and vegetable community - was more international than ever with the participation of 63,470 trade visitors and buyers from over 140 countries as well as 2,610 exhibitors from 92 countries.

Vinafruit, in collaboration with AHK Vietnam, proudly presented a booth for 11 Vietnamese companies specializing in importing and exporting fresh fruits and vegetables such as: durian, dragon fruit, passion fruit, jackfruit, banana, rambutan, grapefruit,…This is one of a series of trade promotion events organized annually by Vietrade, MoIT with the support of the AHK Vietnam as the official representative of Messe Berlin in Vietnam.

For further information on the event, please visit here>>>

Nuremberg: BIOFACH 2023, February 14-17, 2023

With support of the Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency (VIETRADE) and the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Hanoi, the Vietnam Organic Agriculture Association (VOAA) organized a 120sqm-Vietnam national pavilion with the participation of 10 different exhibitors, which displayed Vietnam’s premium organic products such as tea, spices, rice, and especially coconut and flower products.

To read the full article, please visit here>>>

GBA Attended the Dialogue between the HCMC's Leaders and Foreign Business Associations

Ho Chi Minh City, 22 February 2023 - German Business Association Vice-Chairman Mr. Martin Koerner spoke at the round-table discussion between Mr. Phan Van Mai, Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee together with the city leaders and foreign business associations. Together with EuroCham Vietnam, we brought up for discussion current issues and challenges of foreign businesses in Vietnam. In order to boost the city's economic prosperity, some of following suggestions were exchanged during the meeting.

More details here>>>

Ho Chi Minh City: “Suited for Growth” - German Dual Vocational Training in Draftsman/-Woman, March 02, 2023

This is an event hosted by AHK Vietnam, in cooperation with Ho Chi Minh City Architecture and Construction College to present the German Dual Vocational Training Program (DVT) in Draftsman/- Woman according to German DIHK Standards in Vietnam - A unique and effective concept, a sustainable solution for skilled labor shortage for businesses in Vietnam

For more information and registration, please contact: Ms. Bui Thu Thuy, thuy.bui@vietnam.ahk.de, Tel: 028 3823 9081

Vietnam: Extending the circulation registration certificate of more than 8900 drugs and medicinal ingredients

On 8th February 2023, the Drug Administration of Vietnam – part of the Ministry of Health, published a list of more than 8,900 drugs and medicinal ingredients with extended circulation registration certificates. The circulation registration certificates will be in effect from January 1, 2023, to December 31, 2024.

For the full list, visit here >>>

For more information and support, please contact our Expert for Healthcare Industry: Mr. Le Nhu Hung/ Email: hung.le@vietnam.ahk.de   or visit our website https://vietnam.ahk.de/.../services-for-healthcare-industry

Hanoi: Meeting between AHK Vietnam and Goethe-Institute Hanoi, February 16, 2023

On February 16, 2023, AHK Vietnam had a friendly meeting with Goethe Institute Hanoi. At this meeting, representatives of the two sides discussed the cooperation strategy in 2023 to support Vietnamese workers in the path of living and working in Germany.

This is also one of the annual activities between AHK Vietnam and Goethe Institute, based on the Memorandum of Understanding signed in June 2022 in the fields of attracting Vietnamese skilled workforce for the German labour market and to support them in being integrated successfully into that country.

FOCUS OF THE MONTH

Germany: AHK Consultation Days, February 07-16, 2023

Björn Koslowski – Deputy Chief Representative and Le Van Hanh – Market Entry Consultant of AHK Vietnam have successfully completed their tour around Germany to discuss the opportunities in business development for German companies with/in Vietnam. The consultation was conducted either in-house, on-site or individually.

Through 8 cities in Germany, we have welcomed a great number of representatives from different enterprises to our round table and discussed about various aspects relating to Vietnamese business market entry. The topics varied from opportunities and challenges which German companies may confront, through the potential of development of the rising market, to the more specific ones such as import and export. 

It was the pleasure of AHK Vietnam to provide German enterprises an insight into Vietnamese market and help in promoting and supporting commercial relationship between Vietnam and Germany.

For full video of the event, click here >>>

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Legal updates by Dr. Oliver Massmann | February 2023

Legal updates by Dr. Oliver Massmann | February 2023

Our long-standing GBA board member Dr. Oliver Massmann, Partner at Duane Morris Vietnam LCC, is sharing the most relevant legal updates:

  1. The Finance Ministry wants to stay away from fuel pricing role.
  2. Outstanding policies take effect in Vietnam from February 2023.
  3. Tax and land-use fee reductions should continue in 2023: MoF.
  4. Overview on banks’ foreign ownership room.
  5. E-commerce platforms disapprove of suggestion to pay tax on behalf of sellers.
  6. Germany officially recognizes new passports from Vietnam.

More details here>>> 

AHK Podcast #28: “Vietnam–an emerging hub for Startups in ASEAN”

In this episode, Mr. Marko Walde (Chief Representative of AHK Vietnam), with our two guests, Mr. Elmar Dutt (COO of the Deutsches Haus Ho Chi Minh City) and Mr. Sang Nguyen (Project Manager of German Business Incubator Vietnam) will share their points of view on how chances and challenges generate a business establishment process in Vietnam.

To listen to our podcasts, tune in NOW on #ApplePodcast, #Spotify, or #Download here>>>

Vietnam Economic Monitoring January 2023

World Bank forecasts Vietnam’s economic growth at 6.7 percent in 2023, despite the global uncertainty. Stable inflation, industry and tourism recovery are expected to be supportive to the economic development over the medium term.

The CPI index in January 2023 has increased to 4.89 percent year-on-year and has risen by 0.52 percent compared to the previous month, which is due to the high consumer demand for the Lunar New Year 2023.

For full Vietnam Economic Monitoring January 2023 here>>>

Find out further information here>>>

See more of our infographics here>>>

UPCOMING EVENTS

Stuttgart: Reassessing production location: Asia versus Europe; February 27, 2023

The event will provide guidance in analyzing the complex location factors and explore the questions about advantages as well as obstacles for German companies when expanding their manufacturing activities in the Asian region, including Vietnam.

In addition to a detailed analysis of the situation in Asia and China, speakers from Vietnam and Malaysia will share their opinions, as will Brose with a report on their experiences.

For more information and timeline of the event, please visit here>>>

For Registration, click here>>>

HCMC & Hanoi: Business Initiation Vietnam for German suppliers and service providers from the health care industry with focus on medical technology, June 19-23, 2023

As a project of the market development program for German SMEs, the AHK Vietnam, on behalf of the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Action of Germany, will conduct a business initiation for German suppliers and service providers from the healthcare industry, provide them with distributors to be able to work this market effectively. 

For further information on the event and registration, please visit here>>> or contact Ms. Laura Lehmann, E-mail: lehmann(at)enviacon.com

München: IHK Trade and Connect; November 23, 2023

At Trade & Connect Event, you can expect an exciting program consisting of competent one-to-one consultations with experts from the German Chambers of Commerce Abroad (AHKs) from more than 70 countries, interesting networking opportunities at our Marketplace, informative expert presentations, and many more benefits.

The program is aimed at all companies, regardless of size, with or without experience in foreign trade.

For more details and registration, please visit here>>>

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Webinar: The 2nd Purchasing Initiative Southeast Asia 2023, March 08, 2023

On behalf of the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK), the Association for Supply Chain Management, Procurement and Logistics (BME) and the AHKs from Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand and Myanmar are excited to organize the Purchasing Initiative in 2023.

We continue to focus on metal construction, cast and forged parts, stamped and bent parts, gearbox, injection molding, plastic and electronic components, electromechanical parts, welded assemblies, assembly, screws, nuts, wire and tubes, packaging, production materials and drawing parts...

To join our Webinar on 8th March 2023, from 2.00-3.30pm, please register here>>>  

For more information, please contact: Ms. Thuy Vu | Email: Thuy.Vu@vietnam.ahk.de

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SAVE THE NEW DATE: Hanoi: The Taste of Germany, December 2023

We encourage German companies in the Agricultural and Food processing industry to be a part of our event – a unique B2B event concept (with exhibition, showcase, conferences, workshops, culinary stages, and dinner reception) providing orientation, connecting German supply and Vietnamese demand, bringing food and beverage industry together and offer diverse German taste experiences in Vietnam! With us, you will have a direct access to the F&B community, gain the complete market overview, have the high contact quality and benefit from our strong network in Vietnam and our solid marketing concept to reach our leads, partners, and clients.

Sounds great? Contact us for further details on sponsoring packages: Ms. Trang Dao| Email: trang.daothu@vietnam.ahk.de

GBA Events

The German Business Association offers excellent networking opportunities for various needs that come along with doing business in Vietnam. Don’t miss out on any of our upcoming activities!

Please visit our Website >>>, follow us on Facebook >>> and LinkedIn >>>, or join the GBA Announcement Group on WhatsApp & Zalo>>> to stay up to date.

GBA Members for Members Workshop

Topic: Securing Transparency and Integrity in the Procurement Process

Date: Monday, 2 March 2023 | Time: 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Venue: Deutsches Haus Ho Chi Minh City

Meeting Chair: Hans-Joerg Kottmann, Founder & CEO of Integra-ITI Vietnam

GBA members: Free of charge | Non-members: 300,000 VND

More details here>>>

GBA Monthly Business Meeting: Economic Outlook Vietnam 2023

Topic: Exchange Rate and Real-estate Development Impact on the Vietnam Economy and Your Business

Date: Monday, 6 March 2023 | Time: 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Venue: Park Hyatt Saigon

Meeting Chair: Andre de Jong - Bosch Vietnam

Speakers: Huynh Buu Quang - Deutsche Bank Vietnam & Michael Kokalari - VinaCapital

GBA Members: From 1 mil VND | Non-members: From 1,6 mil VND

More details here>>>

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DeutschenTreff in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City

DeutschenTreff Ho Chi Minh City

Date: Wednesday, 15 March 2023

Time: 6 PM to 9 PM

Venue: Mai Sen Bistro, Binh Thanh District.

 

DeutschenTreff Hanoi

Date: Wednesday, 22 March 2023

Time: 6 PM to 9 PM

Venue: To be announced


Stay tuned for more details to come here>>>

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[Save-The-Date] GBA Monthly Business Meeting: Vietnam Insights

Topic: The Impact and Opportunities of Global Events on Key Industrial Sectors

Date: Monday, 3 April 2023 | Time: 5:30PM - 9PM

Venue: Sofitel Saigon Plaza

Meeting Chair: Alexander Ziehe, GBA Board Member/ Managing Director Southeast Asia & Oceania at Viessmann Vietnam

Stay tuned for more details to come here>>>

GBA CORPORATE PARTNERS

Join our GBA Corporate Partnership Program to position your brand in the best environment and show your support and connection to the German business community in Vietnam. Be constantly visible on every GBA channel and entitled to various benefits and exclusive promotion opportunities. Find out more here >>> or contact the Membership Manager, Ms. Mai at mai@gba-vietnam.org for registration and instant support.

Thank you for the strong support of our 13 Corporate Partners. Please find below further information.

GBA CORPORATE PARTNERS NEWS

Deutsche Bank AG

Deutsche Bank AG provides commercial and investment banking, retail banking, transaction banking, and asset and wealth management products and services to corporations, governments, institutional investors, small and medium-sized businesses, and private individuals. Deutsche Bank is Germany’s leading bank, with a strong position in Europe and a significant presence in the Americas and Asia Pacific.

Visit their website here >>>

Rödl & Partner Vietnam Tax Advisory Services

Rödl & Partner Vietnam is further strengthening tax advisory services by promoting Ms Vo Thi Thanh Xuan to Manager and Head of Tax Advisory Services in Vietnam. Ms Xuan is a Certified Tax Agent in Vietnam and also a CPA (Australia) and has a number of years of experience in tax advisory in Vietnam in the FDI into Vietnam context including Big4 and also in-House roles.

Find more details here >>>

Visit of Heidelberg’s Lord Mayor  - Prof. Dr. Eckart Würzne

Deutsches Haus Ho Chi Minh City (DH HCMC) was honored to welcome The Lord Mayor of Heidelberg - Prof. Dr. Eckart Würzner and Ms. Aline Moser – Personal Assistant of The Lord Mayor. Accompany with Dr. Eckart Würzner and Ms. Aline Moser is Mr. Elmar Dutt, Managing Director DH HCMC, we are proud to present the double-skin façade which reflects German technology in energy-saving under the climatic condition of Vietnam, and the centralized water treatment system provides filtered and purified drinking water throughout the building.

Find more details here >>>

Dürr group and Dürr Viet Nam engages in a lot of social activities

Dürr group donated €150,000 to support relief efforts in the regions of Turkey and Syria affected by the earthquake. Dürr team in Germany, Turkey and other countries are donating in cash and in kind to help earthquake victims. On Lunar New Year, Dürr Vietnam also donated to the Red cross union in Haiphong city and Hochiminh city to support the poor and children.

Find more details here >>>

INC Legal Vietnam

INC Legal Vietnam, is a partner law firm of Luther, a renowned German law firm with a strong regional presence and substantial footprint in the ASEAN region. With dedicated Asian offices in Singapore, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar and Thailand they support investments and advise businesses of all kinds of industries in Vietnam and the Asian markets. With the Ho Chi Minh office, a registered foreign law firm in Vietnam, they can offer the full range of legal advice, tax advice and corporate services throughout Vietnam, as allowed under the Vietnamese regulations.

Visit their website here >>>

Mercedes-Benz Vietnam - The exclusive privilege for GBA members

Mercedes-Benz Vietnam is proud to be the only luxury car brand in Vietnam to have an exclusive program designated for all GBA members. Our special offers are up to 4% for all CKD models including C-class, E-class, GLC-class, and 4% for most of our CBU models. For more details of the program, please contact us via the hotline 1800 400 110 or direct points at our authorized nationwide dealers.

Visit their website here >>>

Cultural Awareness: Business Communication in Vietnam

On February 14, SNB Law partner Dr. Jörg-Michael Scheil joined the panel of experts at a seminar organised in Ho Chi Minh City by the Central and Eastern European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (CEEC) and the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam on cultural awareness in business communication. Dr. Scheil shared recommendations on preparing and conducting negotiations in Vietnam. 

Find more details here >>>

Messer in Vietnam - Gases for life

o meet all the gas needs of customers in Vietnam, Messer has a team of highly qualified technicians and consultants who can assist customers in 4 languages: Vietnamese, English, Chinese and Korean. In the coming time, Messer in Vietnam is always determined to affirm and develop the company’s brand by maintaining ongoing projects and developing large-scale investment projects in Vietnam.

Find more details here >>>

OfficeHaus, German quality office spaces for your company’s expansion, relocation and consolidation

A brand-new Bauhaus-inspired 7-storey building located within 82 ha Celadon City, OfficeHaus has residential zones, the country’s largest Aeon Mall and Tan Son Nhat International Airport all within easy reach. Formed for function, and built to be flexible and affordable, OfficeHaus offers a LEED Gold certified, human-scale alternative outside of the downtown core. 

Visit their website here >>>

Schaeffler has completed the acquisition of Ewellix

With the closing of the acquisition, Ewellix is now officially part of the Schaeffler Group. Together we are eager to form a global leader in linear motion and electromechanical actuation. Being one team means that Schaeffler and Ewellix bring their expertise together to reach this common goal. Schaeffler will support Ewellix’s agile development, leveraging synergies in every step along the common journey – always focusing on our customers’ needs.

Find more details here >>>

Würth Vietnam

Würth Vietnam primarily trades and distributes chemical technical products, fasteners, engine oils, tools and personal protection equipment of the highest German quality to the automotive and metal industries. In these sectors alone we deliver 5,000 items directly from our warehouse in Ho Chi Minh City. An additional 100,000 products we deliver from our global headquarters in Germany.

Find more details here >>>

Mystery Shopping Solution - A Powerful Tool in Managing Customer Experience

Measuring customer experience is an important part of understanding how customers feel about a product or service. It provides valuable insights for businesses to identify areas for improvement and to ensure customers have positive experiences. How can one measure how well brand strategies are executed in all stores across all networks? Mystery Shopping would be an effective solution for your brand.

Find more details here >>>

tesa Site Haiphong – A global tape manufacturing site is opening

A size of 70,000 square meters, 650,000 safe work hours, and production capacities for millions of square meters of adhesive tape every year; these are just a few facts about our new tesa site in Vietnam. We started with the laying of the foundation stone in January 2022 and will be open for business by the end of the year. We are proud to see the whole construction coming more and more to life and are looking forward to the start of production.

Find more details here >>>

GBA MEMBERSHIP PROGRAM / WELCOME NEW GBA MEMBERS
The GBA members represent a variety of German businesses in Vietnam from small and medium-sized enterprises to large global players. They are a good reflection of the German economy’s structure in general. The GBA would like to welcome our new members joining us in January 2023 here >>>
MEDIA & PUBLICATION

AHK Vietnam on VTV4 Broadcasts – February 14,2023

Topic: Green Growth and the Economy Circular Model in Vietnam

Last week, Mr. Marko Walde, Chief Representative of AHK Vietnam and Vice-chairman of GBA Vietnam, had an interview with VTV4 about the topic of green growth and the economy circular model in Vietnam currently, which marks a milestone for the country’s development process. As for Europe, including Germany, renewable energy is also a huge topic and certain rules were established that German enterprises all over the world must comply with.

For the full interview, please visit the links below:

+ What did the international press say about Vietnam in the past week? | VTV4 | here>>>

+ Vietnamese enterprises strive towards circular economy| VTV4 | here>>>

+ Vietnam and the world| VTV4 | here>>>

GBA x VTV4 Interview: The Vietnamese enterprises participating in the supply chain of FDI enterprises.

8 February 2023 - GBA Board Member / EuroCham Vietnam Delegate Mr. Alexander Ziehe had an interview with VTV4. In this interview, he underlined that there is a clear trend to diversify supply chains and Vietnam can benefit significantly from it.To be successful, he encouraged Vietnamese companies to understand the needs of foreign companies and collaborate with them to improve quality, stability, and processes. 

Find more details here>>>

AHK Vietnam on VTV4 Broadcasts – February 20, 2023

Topic: How foreign investors evaluate administrative procedures and business environment in Vietnam

In VTV4’s “Vietnam in Close-up”, Mr. Marko Walde – Chief Representative of AHK Vietnam and Vice-Chairman of GBA Vietnam had discussed some difficulties that FDI enterprises face when doing business in Vietnam and proposed some recommendations in reforming administrative procedures, creating favourable conditions for foreign investors to promote FDI capital into Vietnam.

For the full English version, please visit here>>>

GBA x HTV Interview: The German Supply Chain Due Diligence act

17 February 2023 - Mr. Tuan Vi, GBA Board Member stated during the seminar “Enhance the Vietnamese company’s competitiveness in the global supply chains by complying with the German Supply Chain Due Diligence Act” hosted by AHK Vietnam and ITPC: "The German Supply Chain Due Diligence Act, can be a challenge for Vietnamese suppliers, but I see it as a great opportunity for growth. As complying to the new law means also to be ready for the future, and German companies are here to support those new regulations."

Find more details here>>>

AHK Podcast #27: Vietnam’s M&A Activities in a Recovering Economy

The conservation between Luther LLP and AHK Vietnam will provide you a deep insight into various aspects of M&A (Merges and acquisitions) in Vietnam, including the commercial issues, legal frame works and impacts of the FTAs. 

To listen to our podcasts, tune in NOW on #ApplePodcast, #Spotify, or #Download here>>>

Call for Sponsorship: AHK Vietnam Booklet 2023

With the aim to support German and foreign companies when investing in Vietnam, our annual AHK Vietnam booklet, presenting Vietnam’s current economic development, business environment and investment climate will be published soon.

Thereby, a sponsorship package is available and there is an early bird discount of 10% for registration before 28.02.2023.

Find out more about sponsoring package here >>>

TRADE SHOWS IN GERMANY & WORLDWIDE

Berlin: International Travel Trade Show (ITB) 2023,
March 07- 09, 2023

ITB is the world’s largest travel and tourism trade fair held at Berlin Expo Center City (ICC Berlin).Here in ITB Berlin, with the help of over 180 participating countries and regions, you can receive the most valuable information regarding the current trending topics, coming from different segments such as adventure travel & responsible tourism, business travel, career centre, LGBT + tourism, luxury travel, medical tourism, youth travel and more.

A 500-sqm-national pavilion of Vietnam will be located in the hall 26 with more than 50 companies in the sector and 8 companies got their own booth. Please visit our Vietnam’s stand to discover the potential of Vietnam as a tourism destination!

For more information, visit here>>>

For registration and details: Ms. Trang Dao/ Email: trang.daothu@vietnam.ahk.de 

Hong Kong - ASIA FRUIT LOGISTICA, September 06-08,2023

The next edition of ASIA FRUIT LOGISTICA returns to Hong Kong’s AsiaWorld-Expo on September 06-08, 2023.

ASIA FRUIT LOGISTICA covers the entire fresh produce industry value chain and its service support companies, as well as the latest, innovative products and ideas. It offers a totally unique opportunity to develop new business, make new top-level contacts, and gather essential market information on every aspect of the fresh produce trade throughout the entire Asian region.

For further details and registration, please visit here>>>

Berlin: InnoTrans, September 24-27, 2024

InnoTrans 2024 is the leading international trade fair for transport technology. This time, with the participation of over 3000 exhibitors from 56 countries around the world, the exhibition is expected to become a wonderful opportunity for Vietnamese businesses to connect with potential German and European businesses in the railway sector.

For further information on the event, please visit here>>>

For registration and details: Ms. Trang Dao/ Email: trang.daothu@vietnam.ahk.de 

GBA New Members
  • ANDRITZ Vietnam Co., Ltd.

ANDRITZ Vietnam Co., Ltd, with head office in Hanoi is a fully owned subsidiary of ANDRITZ Hydro GmbH in Austria and therefore part of the international technology group ANDRITZ. ANDRITZ is a leading global engineering group at the forefront of future engineering technology and with solutions that are essential for the success of our clients in key industries that are shaping the future of our world. For more information, please visit http://www.andritz.com/ 

  • CAM RESOURCES Pte. Ltd.

CAM Resources established in 2004 and specializes in offering comprehensive precision tooling and molding solutions catered to the needs of several industries including automotive, medical, electronics and connectors industries. Over the years, customers from around the world have trusted us to deliver precision tools and molds and with an unparalleled accuracy. CAM Resources always provide precision tooling with high quality, reasonable price and on time delivery. For more information, please visit  http://www.camresources.net/ 

  • Crestcom Vietnam – Global Leaders Co., Ltd

Crestcom Vietnam – Global Leaders Co., Ltd is the master franchisee of Crestcom International LLC to implement leadership development programs for leaders in Vietnam. Our flagship is the “Bullet Proof® Manager” training program. Our innovative approach to leadership development has also been recognized by prestigious organizations, including PMI, SHRM, NASBA, CFSP, Stevie Awards, HR Reporter, and Training Magazine Network, as one of the best leadership training programs in the industry. For more information. For more information, please visit https://crestcom.com/vn/ 

  • Drees & Sommer APAC Pte Ltd

Drees & Sommer is your innovative partner for consulting, planning, construction and operation. As a leading European company, we have supported private and public clients and investors in all aspects of real estate and infrastructure  both analog and digital  for over 50 years. Over 4,500 interdisciplinary professionals provide clients with a wide range of services across multiple sectors, taking into consideration digital, sustainable, innovative, and economic aspects for successful project delivery. For more information, please visit  www.dreso.sg 

  • wpd Vietnam LLC.

Founded as a two-man company in Bremen in 1996, wpd grew up together with the wind industry. We are now a globally active developer and operator of wind farms and of solar parks as well. We are playing a pivotal role in converting energy supplies and contributing towards protecting our climate. wpd constitutes a comprehensive value chain in the wind energy sector. For more information, please visit www.wpd.de 

PAST EVENTS

Ho Chi Minh City: Heidelberg Meets AHK Vietnam, February 14, 2023

On February 14, 2023, AHK Vietnam is privileged to welcome Prof. Dr. Eckart Würzner, Mayor of Heidelberg City and his group from Germany to our office.

In terms of his trip for the Opening Ceremony of FrankfurtRheinMain, he came over to the German Business Incubator Vietnam and visited different German companies as well as institutions which are in the Deutsches Haus Ho Chi Minh City.

To read the full article, please visit here>>>

For more information about German Business Incubator Vietnam (GBIV), please visit here>>>

Ho Chi Minh City & Hanoi: The Franco-German Day 2023, February 02, 2023

On February 2, the FEIERABEND RENDEZ-VOUS, the Franco-German Day 2023 successfully took place and attracted plenty of friends and partners from the German Business Association – GBA, the German Industry and Commerce Vietnam (AHK Vietnam), and the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Vietnam (CCIFV)

This event not only strengthens the relationship between the two largest European business communities in Vietnam, but also offers our participants the chance to widen their network.

To read the full article, please visit here>>>

Vietnam: Online – Sprechtag, February 02, 2023

In cooperation with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IHK) Magdeburg, our experts of AHK Vietnam had a chance to spread out interesting information and insight into numerous topics on an online webinar on 02.02.2023.

The event focused on various aspects, including opportunities and challenges for German companies, the new German supply chain law and its impact on the manufacturing and processing market, and the support of AHK Vietnam in analysing location, searching business partners, and giving advice for dual vocational training as well as HR concerns.

For more information about our upcoming events, please visit here>>>

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Meet & Greet the Authorities of Danang Universities & The Winning Teams of the GBA Business Challenge Season III

Danang, 10 February 2023 – The GBA Business Challenge Project Team was very honored to receive a warm welcome from the authorities of University of Economics | The University of Danang and University of Science and Technology Danang. We are excited and happy to set foot in the universities that have trained the young Vietnamese talents. We look forward to season IV of the GBA Business Challenge 2023 coming soon!

For more details here >>>

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Danang Meets Europe - Second Successful Touchdown to the Central

Danang, 11 February 2023 – GBA in collaboration with BeluxCham, CEEC, EuroCham, and ICham Vietnam held the second networking event for its members and business community in the Central of Vietnam. We are glad to welcome 60 participants, especially our members and friends from different parts of Vietnam: Hanoi, Hai Phong and Ho Chi Minh City to our event. The GBA Co-Chairmen and 6 more GBA Board members together with the Member Ambassador in Danang were present as well to actively stay in touch with the members.

For more details here >>>

CULTURE EVENTS

Ho Chi Minh City: THOMAS BILLHARDT’s Exhibition - A reunion with Vietnam, March 03-29, 2023

Thomas Billhardt (*1937 in Chemnitz) is considered as one of the most important documentary photographers in the GDR. His pictures documented the horrors of the Vietnam War for the first time, especially in the faces of the children he photographed.

The exhibition at Deutsches Haus, organized by the German General Consulate Ho-Chi-Minh-City, supported by the Goethe-Institut, Deutsches Haus and Camera Work, is a retrospective of Thomas Billhardt’s work in Vietnam from 1962-1999, including photos from South Vietnam that have never been shown in Vietnam before. 

Address: Level 2 – Deutsches Haus, 33 Le Duan Blvd., Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

Time: 08:00 – 20:00 PM

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Hanoi: THOMAS BILLHARDT’s Speech – A life with photos, March 12, 2023

As a reportage photographer, Thomas Billhardt became world famous with his photographs from the Vietnam War in the 1960s and 1970s.

In a photo lecture at the Goethe-Institut Hanoi, Thomas Billhardt will present his most important international photographic works, including photos from his latest publication “Vietnam 1967 to 2020”.

Address: Goethe-Institut Hanoi , 56-58-60 Nguyen Thai Hoc Str., Ba Dinh, Hanoi

Time: 18:00 PM

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