Two groups of British and Dutch businesses are visiting Vietnam this week to research local market and investment opportunities, Saigon Tiep Thi reported on Monday.
From November 14 to 18, the delegation of 12 British businessmen is looking for distributors or sales agents, and wants to promote a range of products and services in agriculture, machinery, medical and educational equipment, and finance trade services.
The Dutch delegation from Limburg, the southern-most province of the Netherlands, including companies in finance and investment, construction, mechanics, cattle food and food processing, and power generation, will be looking for investment opportunities in Vietnam from November 16 to 19.
The Netherlands has become the biggest investor from the European Union in Vietnam, with US$5.6 billion in pledged investment.
British investment in Vietnam is estimated to reach $3 billion in 2012.