September 29 2016

A really good event was put on at the Shard, London on Thursday 22nd September, looking out at the awesome views of our very special capital city from the dizzying heights of the 34th floor. Scanning the horizon and imagining the huge numbers of businesses selling, making and servicing with a terrific amount of innovation… Read more »

Vietnam listed as Top 10 emerging markets for outsourcing
December 14 2015

A recent report by Raconteur shows that a number of countries are catching up India and other traditional outsourcing destinations with Vietnam coming in at number 10. Vietnam Vietnam has been named as one of the UK government’s trade arm’s 20 high-growth nations and economists believe it has huge potential in the long run. Notably,… Read more »

Is Viet Nam the new Singapore?
September 23 2015

The idea with investment is to trade at the bottom. Calculate risk wisely but identify the low point that signals opportunity and growth. For international investors, this means finding locations with more positives than negatives and ignoring the crowd’s belief that it is a dangerous place to be. Go back 50 years and Singapore was on that… Read more »

Viet Nam’s success story presents a unique opportunity for UK businesses
September 8 2015

The Embassy of Viet Nam in the UK, in partnership with the Viet Nam UK Network and Harvey Nash Group, are hosting the Viet Nam Economic Forum on Thursday 10th September 2015, which will highlight Viet Nam’s remarkable economic success story. The Forum will see Viet Nam’s Deputy Prime Minister along with Viet Nam’s Minister of… Read more »

Deputy PM of Vietnam in the UK: Opportunities for growth if SMEs want them
April 23 2014

It was an honour to host the Deputy Prime Minister of Vietnam, Mr Vu Van Ninh in London last week.  We, the Vietnam-UK Network, welcomed Mr Ninh and senior government officials at our ‘Business, Investment and Export Opportunities in Vietnam’ morning seminar, kicking off his week-long tour of the UK.  In a two-hour program with… Read more »

Vietnam is a top contender for investors
November 29 2013

Foreign investors and the Vietnamese government are trying to push this emerging economy up the learning curve, nudging it into higher-tech and higher-margin businesses — and winning commerce away from better-established countries. When British recruitment agency Harvey Nash PLC began scouting for an offshore hub for its new software-development business six years ago, Vietnam wasn’t… Read more »