ABRAPES holds a meeting with the Deputy Prime Minister of Vietnam

On July 3, 2018, ABRAPES Institutional Relations Manager, Ms. Thamires Quinhões, participated in the Trade and Investment Forum Vietnam and Brazil, headquartered at the São Paulo Chamber of Commerce (SPCC). The Forum, organized by the Embassy of Vietnam in Brazil and the SPCC, was attended by the Vietnamese delegation headed by the Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue, by members of the Brazilian government and by representatives of the Vietnamese and Brazilian private sector. During the event, Vietnam's political, economic and social data and business opportunities were presented.

After the end of the Forum, Ms. Thamires Quinhões met with the Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue. During the meeting, ABRAPES' interest in importing shrimp from Vietnam and strengthening fish trade between the two countries was demonstrated.

The Deputy Prime Minister pointed out that on July 2, 2018, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed by the Ministers of Agriculture of Brazil and Vietnam for technical cooperation in agriculture and livestock. He also emphasized that, with regard to fish, the trade flow with Brazil is far below capacity. The Deputy Prime Minister said that Vietnam exports $3.8bn of shrimp and $1.8bn of panga to the world and reiterated the need to expand trade between the two countries, with a view to a greater participation of Brazil in this volume.

Posted on 2018-07-10 at 17:54:19


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