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11/03/2022
INFORMA MARKETS AND THE NETHERLANDS EMBASSY IN VIETNAM TEAM UP TO ORGANIZE A WEBINAR ON E-MOBILITY

 

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INFORMA MARKETS AND THE NETHERLANDS EMBASSY IN VIETNAM TEAM UP TO ORGANIZE A WEBINAR ON E-MOBILITY

  • The webinar entitled “HOW TO BECOME A FRONT RUNNER IN E-MOBILITY? Mobilizing Dutch know-how for the future of Vietnam’s mobility” will be taking place on Thursday, 10 March 2022 on Zoom platform.
  • Co-organized by the Netherlands Embassy in Vietnam and Informa Markets Vietnam, the webinar will bring together relevant players, policy-makers, and government agencies from the Vietnamese and Dutch e-mobility sectors.
  • The webinar aims to provide participants with the current status of e-mobility in Vietnam, the Netherlands’s story as one of the global front runners in e-mobility, as well as the outlook on Vietnamese EV market for the coming years.

Hanoi & Ho Chi Minh City, 2 March, 2022 – Co-organized by the Netherlands Embassy in Vietnam and Informa Markets Vietnam, the webinar entitled “HOW TO BECOME A FRONT RUNNER IN E-MOBILITY? Mobilizing Dutch know-how for the future of Vietnam’s mobility” will be taking place on Thursday, 10 March 2022 on Zoom platform.

The webinar will bring together relevant businesses, experts and policy-makers from the e-mobility sector of Vietnam and the Netherlands. The aim of the webinar is to provide participants with the current context, challenges, and opportunities with regards to e-mobility development in Vietnam, how the Netherlands has emerged as one of the global front runners in e-mobility, as well as discuss the best and less-best practices for Vietnam and the outlook for the coming years. The webinar will also shed light on the VinFast story as a major development in Vietnam, and how VinFast is geared towards the future of smart mobility.

The list of high-caliber speakers participating in the event includes, but is not limited to: H.E. Ms. Elsbeth Akkerman, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Hanoi, Vietnam; Mr. Filippo Bortoletti, Director Vietnam, Dezan Shira & Associates; Mr. Emiel Hendriksen, Vice President, B2B Sales, VinFast Europe; Mr. Baerte de Brey, Vice President of The European Association for Electromobility, Chief International Officer of ElaadNL; and Mr. Christoph Prommersberger, Deputy Head of Mission, the Netherlands Embassy Vietnam;

In Vietnam, the e-mobility market is still in its emerging stage, but the development is fast and dynamic, illustrated by the global expansion of the Vietnamese EV manufacturer VinFast. The Government of Vietnam supports local e-mobility development with fee reductions and tax incentives, and given its ambitious climate objectives (net-zero emissions in 2050), more stimulation policies for this sector are expected in the years to come.

Meanwhile, the Netherlands has been one of the global front runners in e-mobility for many years now, not only in the roll-out of electric vehicles and charging infrastructure but also in the development of new technologies and services. The Netherlands is among the top 5 countries whose EVs make up the highest percentage of their passenger car fleets. And no other country has the same density of charging stations with 77,000 plug-in points by mid- 2021. By 2030, the country sets a target that all new passenger vehicles sold in the Netherlands will have to be electric.

“Vietnam and the Netherlands have been close economic partners for many years. The Netherlands is amongst the largest foreign investors and trading partners of Vietnam. Both countries have shared ambitions to become climate neutral and to green their economies. Sustainable mobility will, next to other sectors like renewable energy and energy efficiency, play a key role in that transformation process. While the Netherlands is currently one of the global leaders in electric mobility, this transition is just starting to take off in Vietnam. We look forward to sharing Dutch knowledge and experience on e-mobility with Vietnam, between governments, businesses and knowledge institutes.” H.E. Ms. Elsbeth Akkerman, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Vietnam, further shared.

More information on webinar, please visit: https://bit.ly/E-mobility-EN

Register to join: https://bit.ly/E-mobilityReg-PR

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About the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Vietnam

The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Vietnam represents the Netherlands in Vietnam. Together with the Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Ho Chi Minh City, the Embassy is the linking pin between government agencies, businesses, knowledge institutes and the people of Vietnam and the Netherlands. The Embassy contributes to the Sustainable Development Goals by promoting bilateral trade and investment cooperation, focusing on key economic sectors such as: Agriculture, Water Management, Maritime and Logistics, Energy and High Tech. The Embassy also works in other fields such as political-security cooperation, human rights, public diplomacy, culture and education. The Embassy contributes to the sustainable and inclusive development of Vietnam and presents the Netherlands as an open, innovative and inclusive cooperation partner.

For more information, please visit https://www.netherlandsworldwide.nl/countries/vietnam

About Informa Markets (Vietnam)

Informa Markets in Vietnam focuses on core development sectors, including Agriculture, Energy, Food & Drink, Infrastructure, Lifestyle, Manufacturing, and Processing & Packaging. Our brands include established events such as Electric & Power Vietnam, Food & Hotel Vietnam (FHV), Machine Tool Automation Vietnam (MTA), ProPak Vietnam, Renewable Energy Vietnam, VietBeauty & Cosmobeaute, VietWater and VietStock.

Informa Markets in Vietnam is responsible for connecting thousands of participating companies, with more than 50,000 trade visitors each year.

For more information, please visit https://www.informamarkets.com/

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