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Appointment of contact person in German Industry and Commerce in Vietnam (GIC/AHK Vietnam) to support and connect German SMEs in the healthcare industry

From August 2019, German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy has officially appointed a contact person in GIC/AHK Vietnam to support and connect German small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the healthcare industry. This contact person will support them in terms of market entry process and business development in Vietnam.

The contact person in GIC/AHK Vietnam will support German SMEs in the healthcare industry in terms of market entry process, strengthening connectivity and business development in Vietnam market. Approaching new potential market requires careful preparations and clear plans of businesses. Our functions are to provide information about economic policies, legal regulations and frameworks in the healthcare industry in Vietnam as well as the market prospect, including demands, opportunities and challenges of this industry for German SMEs. We also assist German SMEs with connecting with Vietnam’s government, ministries and agencies in the healthcare industry as well as with business networking between two countries. Furthermore, GIC/AHK Vietnam will organize German business delegations in the healthcare industry to Vietnam to directly meet potential partners, conduct seminars and specialized healthcare workshops with the objective of connecting, exchanging experiences and improving the cooperation between businesses of the two countries.

Healthcare sector in Vietnam: High potential export opportunities to Vietnam for German medical products in the healthcare and medical equipment industry

Vietnam always appreciates the cooperation with Germany in the healthcare industry, including medical equipment, pharmaceuticals, imaging diagnostics technology and laboratory equipment, digitalisation and training program for Vietnam healthcare industry. Vietnamese healthcare institutions have high demand for medical equipment. Vietnam is also trying to promote the modernization process for healthcare system. According to the government’s plan from 2016 to 2020, Vietnam will invest about 32 billion US$ in this modernization process. Germany is one of the most important suppliers in the healthcare technology and medical equipment sector in Vietnam. 11% of the imported medical equipment and healthcare products in Vietnam was from Germany. (Source: GTAI Vietnam)