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The Bulletin Edition # 04

The newsletter from CCIPV - 29 Aug 2022

The Bulletin Edition is a weekly newsletter from the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Portugal - Vietnam that provides a well-appointed briefing on the latest news, offering a unique and informed view and a swathe of recommendations from our experts about Vietnam and Portugal. We provide industry insights and considered reporting from across both countries. Stay informed and inspired with our bulletin.

Welcome to the last issue of The Bulletin Edition of August!

We start sharing the new sub-page on our website dedicated to the Portuguese Pavilion at GEFE 2022. Be involved here.

Discover a deep market analysis of the bike industry. No country in Europe produces more bicycles than Portugal. But why is the bike industry so strong here? A search for clues on-site leads to the region of Águeda – better known as Portugal’s bike valley.

Last week, Growth Lab at Harvard University presented a new growth projection in The Atlas of Economic Complexity and mentioned that Vietnam is forecast to be among the fastest-growing economies by 2030.

Continuing talking about Vietnam, its cosmetics market is rather young, yet is one of the most dynamic in the region. As living standards in Vietnam grow, Vietnamese consumers are becoming more aware of personal care and beauty products besides satisfying basic needs. With a market value of up to US$ 2.3 billion in 2021, Vietnam Briefing analyses the current situation, opportunities, and challenges for businesses entering this industry.

In regards to Labor Policy, there are many upcoming changes to the regulations on employment and labour at the beginning of July 2022 that will have a direct impact on the lives of every employee in Vietnam. So, what are the new points on labour policy from the beginning of July 2022 in Vietnam? Get to know here.

Last but not least, you can read here the summary of new regulations on solar power projects In Vietnam. Do not forget to read more insides in our special section [what you need to know].


Warm regards.

Sérgio Pereira da Silva

MY CHOICES THIS WEEK

Vietnam forecast to be among fastest-growing countries in next decade: Harvard growth lab


Vietnam is forecast to be among the fastest-growing economies by 2030, according to researchers at the Growth Lab at Harvard University who presented new growth projections in The Atlas of Economic Complexity.


 

How collaboration made Portugal Europe’s largest bike maker


No country in Europe produces more bicycles than Portugal. But why is the bike industry so strong here? A search for clues on-site leads to the region of Águeda – better known as Portugal’s bike valley.




 

[webinar] Green Economy Forum & Exhibition 2022 How you can get involved


The Green Economy Forum & Exhibition (GEFE) is the largest event of the year for EuroCham and is viewed as a significant step in the process of implementing sustainable development initiatives in accordance with EVFTA, and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA).

 

Vietnam’s Emerging Cosmetics Industry: Strong Potential for Growing Market


Vietnam’s cosmetics market is rather young, yet is one of the most dynamic in the region. As living standards in Vietnam grow, Vietnamese consumers are becoming more aware of personal care and beauty products besides satisfying basic needs.


WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW SERIES

[waht you need to know] Summary Of New Regulations On Solar Power Projects In Vietnam


On 17 July 2020, the Ministry of Industry and Trade ("MOIT") issued a new regulation on solar power projects (Circular 18). It provides new power purchase agreement ("PPA") templates, guidance, and regulations on Feed-in Tariffs ("FiT").


 

[what you need to know] DRAFT LAW ON PROCUREMENT


The draft aims to achieve better competitiveness, fairness, transparency, and economic efficiency in the management of the State budget. The selection methods of bidders and investors will be amended as well as the process and procedures to select bidders and investors.


​GET TO KNOW

Learn Center - Virtual Depository Information

CCIPV website has a dedicated page here with several documents related to different matters of business in Europe, Asia and in particular Vietnam and Portugal. It is a collection of free and public information from third parties.

Here are the latest documents:


Telecommunications in Vietnam_Russin&Vecchi_2022

Doing business in Vietnam - Mazars - 2022

THE 30 MINUTES TALK

CCIPV has at your disposal a free service of 30 minutes talk about the Vietnamese and Portuguese market, provided by a qualified and bilingual team of Portuguese and Vietnamese with extensive professional experience in several countries. Take the opportunity to use the below free of charges services.

BE A MEMBER

Dual Membership With a strong component to support companies in their internationalization, the CCIPV team has been part of the process of operations in a market, whose full potential remains to be explored. CCIPV has the knowledge, contacts, and resources to support the internationalization of your business, both in Vietnam and Portugal. ALL MEMBERS OF CCIPV ARE AUTOMATICALLY MEMBERS OF EUROCHAM VIETNAM

 



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