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2019

Trade Mission to Colombia

Trade mission to Colombia in November 2019 with Prime Minister Rutte The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) is organizing a trade mission to Colombia, led by Prime Minister Mark Rutte. The trade mission takes place in Colombia on 25 – 29 November 2018. The primary focus of the trade mission is to introduce companies from the Kingdom […]

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Quesería Holándes

By Anne-Roos Leeman Tobias, 29 years old and born in Gouda, moved to Colombia in 2016 to realize his dream: making and selling Dutch-style cheeses in Colombia. During his studies he spent some time in Cali, cooperating with local farmers to find new business models aimed at reducing poverty. He brought some Gouda cheese that […]

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Doing Business in Colombia

The post-peace accord environment in Colombia is expected to generate a period of stability and economic prosperity that will create development of several key sectors.  The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs has recently published a report with an overview of the best prospect sectors, major infrastructure projects and business opportunities in Colombia for Dutch companies. According […]

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2018

FTA • An Update

By Tim de Ridder  Often times, the companies we talk to are interested in what the status of the free trade agreement between the EU and Vietnam is. At this point, officials are still in the process of finalizing and ratifying the deal. We therefore take this opportunity to inform you on the current status. […]

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FTA • Fruit and vegetables

By Benjamin Hoogeveen In the last few years, Vietnam has expanded its fruit and vegetable exports tremendously. The demand of Vietnamese vegetables and fruits is growing in Europe, Australia, the U.S. and Japan. In 2017, the total export of vegetables and fruit will grow to approximately $3.7 billion, 8.4 times higher than in 2010. The […]

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Opportunities for the dairy industry in Vietnam

By Benjamin Hoogeveen With the Free Trade Agreement between the European Union and Vietnam coming up, it’s useful to know which developments are relevant in your line of business. This week, we look at developments in the trading of dairy products; the trading of dairy products is going to be fully liberalized within 6 years […]

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Free Trade Agreement between EU and Vietnam

In December 2015, Vietnam and the EU concluded negotiations on a Free Trade Agreement  in order to foster economic growth and liberalize trade. This trade agreement is one of the most ambitious agreements the EU has ever concluded with an economically emerging country. The mutual benefits are profound, since Vietnam will get better access to […]

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