Developing the maritime supporting industry of Vietnam

Thanks to the favorable conditions such as competitive labor cost, strong development of oil and gas activities, skillful labor force and favorable geographical position, Vietnam’s maritime supporting industry has developed to a significant level. A number of Norwegian manufacturers have set up their production facilities in Vietnam, such as VARD Vung tau, Vinomarine Co., Steinsvik… Read More

Norway – Vietnam Blue Economy: discover the Ocean Economy opportunities!

Norway’s products and services have good reputation in Vietnam for their high quality and durability. Vietnamese perceive Norwegian businesses as trustworthy partners who are looking for long-term partnerships. The bilateral cooperation shows steady growth concentrating on oil & gas, maritime, aquaculture and seafood. Vietnam is developing with great potential Vietnam has a good potential for… Read More

Vietnam wants Norway to become a strategic partner in biotechnology and sustainable aquaculture

A Vietnamese delegation of 18 representatives from both government and private enterprises will participate in a study trip to Norway from 8- 17 August 2017, including a visit to Aqua Nor 2017. The group is looking for Norwegian partners in aquaculture technology and marine ingredients processing technology. The delegation will be headed by the Vice… Read More

Solar power will light up Vietnam

Incentives for cheaper electricity from solar energy has significantly sparked activities in the Vietnam solar sector. Local investors and international solar suppliers are teaming up while international donors and local/international banks are considering to provide financial packages for solar energy. (Photo: Solar BK Vietnam) The Vietnamese Government has set demanding targets for solar power development, which are… Read More

Demands of functional food in Vietnam

There is a growing demand for vitamin supplements and other functional foods in the Vietnamese market. Norwegian players have just started entering the market. Møller liver fish oil and different Norwegian vitamin supplements are already distributed in pharmacies, specialty shops and online stores in Vietnam. As Vietnamese buyers highly value Norwegian supplements for quality and… Read More

Follow Vietnam on Its Way to Be a Tech-Startup Nation?

Vietnam startup landscape ranks third in the South East Asia and foreigners rank Ho Chi Minh city as “the world’s best tech start-up hubs.  If you are a Norwegian looking for a place for setting up your tech startup or just for tech-outsourcing, why not come to Vietnam? Vietnam will soon put its name on… Read More

Vietnam Goes Greener: Renewable energy potential

Vietnam currently demands for technologies to adapt with climate change effects, to overcome environmental disasters and also to exploit renewable energy potential. Like other developing countries, Vietnam is facing to the issue of balancing between sustaining economic growth and protecting the environment. Recently, Vietnam has been facing a number of environmental problems such as “Mass… Read More

Vietnamese healthcare focuses on medical devices, facilities, IT system and efficiency.

Norwegian has well developed medtech clusters, and Vietnam has great needs. Where can the Norwegian companies help Vietnam in its healthcare system? We see some areas where Norwegian companies may have competitive advantages to provide their products and services to the healthcare sector in Vietnam: Designs for new hospitals, clinics and/or renovation of the old facilities Medical… Read More

Digger working at landfill site

Waste management in Vietnam: openings in Hanoi & Ho Chi Minh

Vietnam is facing an issue of rapidly increasing solid waste, especially municipal waste in urban areas as the result of economic development and fast urbanization. The total Vietnamese solid waste generation has been doubled within the period of 2003 – 2010. As an effort to reduce the pollution problems, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh are planning… Read More