Vietnam Trade Mission

Ariel view of Cau Giay Park with Hanoi cityscape in the background

Date: 8th to 12th October 2018
Sector: Education, Training and Healthcare 

Mission Sponsor: Pathfinder Trade and Invest in partnership with   

Pathfinder Trade and Invest are delighted to offer you the opportunity to explore first-hand, the business opportunities available in Vietnam by visiting Hanoi on our Trade Mission in October 2018.

About the Mission:

  • Pathfinder is being fully supported by the British Business Group Vietnam (BBGV) who will be instrumental in arranging a quality in-market programme, ensuring that you get the most value out of your participation. 

Who is this Mission for?

  • This mission is open to all in the Education, Training and Healthcare sectors.
  • Mission participants must be British exporters of goods and services. They may be a UK registered subsidiary of a foreign company, providing they are actively contributing to the British economy.

Benefits of the Mission

  • Three one-to-one pre-arranged meetings per mission member company, with highly relevant contacts in Hanoi. These will be researched in advance to ensure that they meet your own needs and objectives and will be with key decision makers.
  • A sector-focussed briefing session comprising of presentations from the BBGV and the British Embassy, including a market overview, highlights of the business environment, addressing opportunities and challenges, case studies and a Q&A session.
  • A site visit per sector pre-arranged with one of the key players in Hanoi.
  • Day three will remain free for your own appointments and follow up meetings.
  • Additional menu options are available such as extra one-to-ones, pre-researched contact lists, translators and in-market transportation which can be arranged on request at cost price.
  • A Mission brochure will be produced to promote your company, product and/or service in advance of and during the Mission.
  • You can take advantage of an optional negotiated travel package.

Key Dates:

  • Mission Application Deadline: 25th July 2018
  • Early Bird Discount Deadline: 27th June 2018

Market Information

Vietnam is a country with a population of roughly 96 million. Its GDP for 2017 was 6.3% and its GDP per capita in 2016 was US$2,185 compared to US$1,333 in 2010 leading to growing demand in both the education and healthcare sectors.

GDP is forecast to grow between 6-7% over the next four years supported by the numerous international trade deals and agreements signed by the government. The CPTTP, to which Vietnam is a member, is expected to be ratified in 2019 creating one of the world’s largest free-trade blocs adding further momentum to the liberalisation of Vietnam’s markets.