Dutch Business Association Vietnam (DBAV) Chairman Presents the second 'Orange Business Book' to MPI, Showcasing Dutch Commitments to Vietnam

  • DBAV book with investment plans and recommendations from its members

  • Handed over to the Vietnamese Vice Minister in the presence of Prime Ministers Chinh and Rutte

  • 28 Dutch Foreign Investors reveal their investment plans and suggestions for a better investment climate

On November 2nd, the second day of the high tech trade mission, DBAV Chairman Alexander Koch presented the second Orange Business Book to the Vietnamese Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI), in the presence of Prime Ministers Mark Rutte and Pham Minh Chinh.

This Orange Business Book underscores the ambitious investment plans of 28 Dutch companies in Vietnam and addresses the barriers currently impeding their full potential. These companies are poised to invest several billions of EUR in Vietnam over the next years, supplementing the already substantial 13 billion EUR previously invested into the Vietnamese economy from the Netherlands.

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DBAV Chairman Alexander Koch hands over the Orange Business Book to Nguyen Thi Bich Ngoc, Deputy Minister of MPI, in the presence of Prime Minister Mark Rutte of The Netherlands and Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh of Vietnam

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Dutch Business Association Vietnam (DBAV), together with other Dutch FDI companies, made their commitment to advancing environmentally sustainable growth in Vietnam. This recognition underscores the pivotal role played by the DBAV in advocating and promoting initiatives to foster a greener and more sustainable economic landscape in the Vietnamese context.

The Orange Business Book contributions recommend continuing to improve the business climate in Vietnam, including clarity in government regulations, consistent taxation, efficient licensing and approval processes, emphasis on sustainability, and enhanced protection of intellectual property.

The Dutch Business Association Vietnam gives the investment commitments and recommendations in this book format to strengthen the partnership between The Netherlands and Vietnam. The collaboration between the two countries is essential to forge a path toward prosperity and sustainability, enrich the lives of both nations and contribute to a better world.

If you are interested in reading the investment plans from Dutch enterprises and barriers to investing more, you can fill out this form to receive the Orange Book.

View the article on the Vietnamese Government's online website here.