Building More Resilient Supply Chains: Vietnam's Attractiveness Explained

A webinar will take place on September 9 following the European Union-Vietnam Free-Trade Agreement coming into effect

  • August 27, 2020
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  • Building More Resilient Supply Chains: Vietnam's Attractiveness Explained
    Building More Resilient Supply Chains: Vietnam's Attractiveness Explained

Ratified by the European Parliament on February 2020 and by the Vietnamese National Assembly on June 8, 2020, the free trade agreement (FTA) signed on June 30, 2019, in Hanoi entered into force on August 1, 2020. Frequently quoted as the most ambitious agreement ever signed between the EU and a developing country, its main goal is to reduce tariff barriers by 99% in 10 years (mostly customs duties) and to significantly reduce non-tariff barriers.

In order to shed light on the investment possibilities for European manufacturers as well as on Vietnam's competitive advantages, Source of Asia, an international support company based in Ho Chi Minh City and BW Industrial, leading developer of industrial parks, are organizing a one-hour webinar. Followed by 30 minutes of Q&A, the event will take place on September 9, 2020 (10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. GMT).

The next favored manufacturing hub

CEO and Founder of Source of Asia, Thierry Mermet explains: “Establishing a factory in the heart of ASEAN is a strategic decision that many industries are considering. Generally, we can say that building more resilient supply chains is a must do for industries today. We are convinced that Vietnam's attractiveness is only at its early stage.”

Learn more about the experts:
→ Michael CHAN, BW Industrial, Vietnam largest industrial real estate for-rent developer l Industrial parc in Vietnam: the advantages of a ready-build factory
→ Thierry MERMET, Founder & CEO, Source of Asia, International Business Development expert company l Understanding Vietnam’s competitive advantages: what makes Vietnam the next favoured manufacturing hub?
→ Jean-Jacques BOUFLET, Vice-president, EuroCham, European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam l EVFTA: How the European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement will broaden the opportunities. 
→ Romain BERION, Director, IML Containers, Manufacturer of food packaging l Case Study: Feedback on why setting up in Vietnam was a great strategic decision.

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Graduated in political sciences and international relations in Paris, Anis joined the team in early 2019. Editor for IEN Europe and the new digital magazine AI IEN, he is a new tech enthusiast. Also passionate about sports, music, cultures and languages. 

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