Update: 09:44 | 25/06/2021
The State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs (SCOVA) held a virtual meeting on June 23 to connect the Vietnam Private Business Association (VPBA) and the Vietnam-Europe International Business Association with the Union of Vietnamese Business Associations in Europe (UVBA).
Speaking at the meeting, VPBA Deputy Secretary General Nguyen Thu Do said he expected to sign an agreement with the UVBA so the two sides can together bring more Vietnamese goods to European consumers.
Vietnamese lychees on sale at a supermarket in France.
SCOVA Vice Chairman Ngo Huong Nam expressed her belief that domestic enterprises and those run by overseas Vietnamese in Europe will enhance cooperation projects by concrete action.
He also affirmed that the SCOVA is always willing to connect domestic and foreign business organisations so as to boost economic growth and help the country overcome the challenges caused by the pandemic.
For his part, UVBA Chairman Hoang Manh Hue updated the meeting about the advantages of moving Vietnamese goods abroad such as the strong Vietnamese community, their ownership of large shopping centres, understanding the local market and the crop of qualified young entrepreneurs.
He affirmed that the union stands ready to work with domestic companies to bring domestically produced goods to Europe.