While Vietnam presents enormous growth potential for Australia, many small and regional businesses are not benefitting from these opportunities due to a lack of skills, knowledge, capability, and practical advice. 

Ai Group Australia-Vietnam Global Engagement Roadmap helps you get-started, expand and/or diversify your exports and supply chains to Vietnam. The program activities are designed to increase your skills, capabilities, and networks to engage with Vietnam. Through participation in the program, you will be able to build more resilient exports through market diversification to Vietnam, benefiting your business longer-term stability and growth.

Industry Feedback on Vietnam

Tell us what help you may need to expand your exports or supply chains with Vietnam. Your responses will be used to prepare a national roadmap to increase Australia’s exports and business engagements with Vietnam.   

Completing this short survey will give us a better understanding what services and information you would like to see offered to Australian companies doing business with Vietnam. To help drive improved trade, business, and investment outcomes for Australian businesses, please complete the survey below.

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Online Skills Training Workshop to support business growth & engagement with Vietnam

Having the right resources and skills is vital for a successful Vietnam export strategy. We will facilitate a series of online training programs so that you and your team can develop your own plan to grow your exports and increase your business engagement with Vietnam. Up to 8 interactive online workshops will be delivered over the program.

Past Series

Series 1: 10 August 2021

Chart your route to Vietnam with a business strategy to grow exports or find new channels to market

Global geopolitical uncertainty and the pandemic are forcing many Australian businesses to rethink business strategies, investment plans, and operations. If you are interested in taking a fresh look at Vietnam as an alternative export market destination or supply chain partner, this workshop will be for you.

This event has concluded, check back soon for the next series.

You can access the Series 1 learning materials through the Online Knowledge Centre by submitting your Expression of Interest here.

Series 2: 7 September 2021

Learn how to manage your supply chains, transport, and logistics and increase your efficiency and capability to do business with Vietnam.

When doing business with Vietnam, many businesses are faced with overwhelming, competing for challenges and uncharted waters as they continue to navigate the impacts of COVID-19. Understanding and managing transport, logistics, and supply chains are critical to enhancing your competitiveness in this market.

This event has concluded, check back soon for the next series.

You can access the Series 2 learning materials through the Online Knowledge Centre by submitting your Expression of Interest here.

Series 3: 7 October 2021

Learn about Vietnam’s Manufacturing Capability to Enhance your Global Supply/Value Chains

As supply chain diversification becomes the name of the game, Vietnam is looking like an attractive alternative for many businesses.

As the COVID-19 pandemic laid bare the need for businesses to diversify supply chains, there has been a rise in manufacturers and distributors seeking diversification in their value chains. Some Asian countries including Vietnam have put forward plans to attract overseas investment as companies look for diversified centres of production and distribution. Vietnam has been a key part of the “China plus one” manufacturing strategy and an emerging manufacturing destination in its own right.

You can access the Series 3 learning materials through the Online Knowledge Centre by submitting your Expression of Interest here.

Series 4: 28 October 2021

Learn how to take advantage of Free Trade Agreements to grow your business with Vietnam

With globalisation comes a new era of trade, and Australia’s Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) with Vietnam make it easier than ever before for businesses to grow their revenue and become global brands in this market.

With the expansion of its considerable middle class, Vietnam is now home to a rapidly growing consumer goods market.

Demands in infrastructure, healthcare, agriculture, and consumer goods are also creating business opportunities that appeal directly to many businesses keen to market their products to the 98-million people economy.

In this online workshop, you will learn:

  • How to identify your competitive advantages with Vietnam
  • How and where your industry fits into the market
  • What is your unique position under these FTAs
  • How to position your exports against global competitors
  • Tools and resources to support your FTA journey

You can access the Series 4 learning materials through the Online Knowledge Centre by submitting your Expression of Interest here.

Series 5 - 1 December 2021

Learn how to tap into the Vietnamese consumer market and carve your strategy to boost your sales to Vietnam

After decades of economic reform, Vietnam has transformed into one of the most dynamic emerging markets in the Asian region; making doing business in Vietnam an attractive market for many Australian businesses.

If you have Vietnam on your map and are interested in taking a fresh look at Vietnam as an alternative export market destination or supply chain partner, this workshop will be for you.

With a large, young population, expanding middle class and urbanised consumers, and growing appetite for Australian goods and services, Vietnam offers many exciting opportunities for many businesses.

The Vietnam economy has undertaken tremendous reform, making doing business in Vietnam more efficient.

This was supported by a series of sectors being driven by government investment in which Australia has opportunities, including agribusiness, mining, pharmaceuticals, and infrastructure.

This workshop is aimed at helping you to understand your target market segments, define your business goals and entry strategy for Vietnam and will cover topics including:

  • Why Vietnam?
  • Vietnamese consumer market trends
  • Who are the Vietnamese consumers?
  • Where are the opportunities for Australian businesses?
  • Tapping into the Vietnamese consumer market - Where do I start?
  • Next steps to your Vietnam market strategy

Vietnam Online Knowledge Centre is now LIVE

Designed to provide you online export learning modules and resources to develop skills and capability, identify your skills gaps, improve your export operation and strategy with 24/7 access and learn at your own pace.

To obtain access:

Submit an Expression of Interest

Ready to get started?

Submit an Expression of Interest

Call 1300 776 063 or email: big@aigroup.com.au

This activity received funding from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of the Australia-Vietnam Enhanced Economic Engagement Grant Program 2021.

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