Joint trade mission to Vietnam, with focus on public procurements
Public tenders in Vietnam are an attractive but too often overlooked opportunity for EU companies as they make up 39% of GDP and are the perfect foot in the door for expanding in this market of 100 million people. Moreover, as an EU company, public tenders in Vietnam are more accessible to you due to the Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA).
However, winning such a tender as a foreign company requires thorough preparation. Luckily EU funded project GOOSE, under the leadership of Flanders Investment & Trade (FIT) in Vietnam is happy to support you in finding local partners, overcoming the language barrier, handling your administrative responsibilities and, of course, finding the tenders themselves.
That’s why we’re organizing a physical mission to Vietnam within the framework of GOOSE project, together with 4 project partners. We will put you in touch with local companies and institutions which are vital partners for winning these tenders. FIT’s local office in Hanoi will also be available both during and after the mission so you will be able to count on local support.
The mission is for companies from ICT, green economy, smart health, and smart city sectors.
The mission will take place on 19th -22nd March 2024.
For questions or more information, please contact Merit Fimberg-Espuch, firstname.lastname@example.org
Please apply for the mission before 12th January 2024.
NB! When applying, it is mandatory to answer addition questions in registration form!
Costs: GOOSE project covers an on-site business program. Participants pay for their flights, accommodation, and other travel-related expenses.
Companies from the four countries where the project partners are located (Estonia, Belgium, Spain, and Croatia) can participate. GOOSE consortium will reserve the right to choose the participants according to their readiness to enter the market and their suitability to the program. The GOOSE consortium consists of four European project partners: Agència per a la Competitivitat de l'Empresa (ACCIÓ), Spain; Estonian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Estonia; Flanders Invest & Trade (FIT), Belgium; Croatian Employers' Association (HUP), Croatia.
GOOSE IS A COSME (EU) FUNDED PROJECT EXPLORING PUBLIC PROCUREMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN 6 NON-EU MARKETS
For more info, please visit: https://projectgoose.eu/
|Tuesday, 19th March 2024
|Welcome & debriefing.
|Introduction of the FIT/GOOSE Vietnam representatives and participants
Presentation of the agenda
Hanoi: Where to go, what to do...
|Wednesday, 20th March 2024
|Registration and Coffee
General information about Vietnam and its economy
|Presentation of the GOOSE Project
|Public procurement (PP), Public Private Partnership (PPP) in Vietnam, and Prevailing regulations on investor/bidder selection
|Dept. of Public Procurement – Ministry of Planning and Investment (TBC)
|Representatives of governmental agencies (MPI, MOIT, MT, MOST…)
|PP in Vietnam - Opportunities for EU Companies in light of the EVFTA
|Public procurement in Vietnam – DOs and DON’Ts
Challenges in public procurment with foreign companies
How to form a partnership with local firms
How to expand the opportunities for EU SMEs to participate to Public Procurement in Vietnam
|Closing 1st day
|Thursday, 21st March 2024
|Group 1 – Green Economy
|Presentations on green economy in Vietnam and B2B meetings with potential local partners.
- Showcase of EU Companies and Vietnamese company on energy and green transition
- Panel discussion on expectations of EU and Vietnamese companies and how to collaborate.
- B2B meetings with potential local partners.
|EU companies and Vietnamese companies
|Group 2 – ICT/Smart cities/ Smart health
|Presentations on the market of Digitalization in Vietnam for EU Companies on ICT/ Smart cities/ Smart health.
- Showcase of EU Companies and prominent Vietnamese big companies
- Panel discussion on expectations of EU and Vietnamese companies and how to collaborate to build smart cities and provide smart services/goods to citizens
- B2B meetings
- Detailed program will be developed further with partners
|Partnered with Vietnam Software & IT services (VINASA)
*This is a working program, subject to change. The final agenda will be developed according to the needs of the participants and the availability of local organizations/institutions/companies.