With the Monaco Economic Board’s economic mission to Vietnam approaching in November, about fifty economic players from the Principality attended an Ambassador’s Lunch on Tuesday, July 10, and heard about the south-east Asian country’s phenomenal growth and potential for inward investment.
His Excellency Mr Thiep Nguyen, Ambassador of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to France and Monaco, spoke about the economic attractiveness of his country which is today inhabited by 91 million people.
Regarding business opportunities for Monegasque entrepreneurs, the Vietnamese Ambassador pointed out that finance, renewable energy and health were promising sectors. He added: “The Principality of Monaco is known in Vietnam. Its vivacity, its attractiveness and especially its history are models to follow.”
At the end of the meeting, Mr Djivan Djierdjian, Executive Director of SIAMP – CEDAP, a member company of MEB that has been working in Vietnam since 1998, also came to testify about the potential of the country. The MEB tour of Vietnam will accompanying the official visit of HSH Prince Albert II.