Seminar / Webinar: ‘Opportunities in crop protection in Vietnam’

Seminar / Webinar: ‘Opportunities in crop protection in Vietnam’


Vietnam (97 MN inhabitants) has been the fastest growing economy in Asia-Pacific in recent years. The horticulture and floriculture sector have been growing by an average rate of 26.5% per year; from USD 439 million in 2009 to almost USD 4 billion in 2018. The sector is expected to continue to grow, due to strong exports, Free Trade Agreements with various partners (including the EU) and an increasing domestic demand. The interest in the Vietnamese horticulture  sector has been increasing since 2005, with over 168 horticultural development projects and programs worth over USD 1 billion between 2005 and 2014.

Reduction of agrochemicals

On behalf of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Vietnam and the Netherlands Enterprise Agency, Larive International and its Vietnam-based affiliate Openasia Group, have assessed the horticulture sector in Vietnam and identified the most interesting business opportunities for Dutch companies and knowledge institutions to reduce the use of agrochemicals, improve food safety, and allow for a growth of export.

Webinar / Seminar

Curious to learn which opportunities the Vietnam horticulture sector offers for your organisation? During a webinar, Wouter van Vliet, Director of Larive International, and Minh-Tam Huynh, Deputy Director of Research and Strategy at Openasia, will provide insights into the opportunities in the horticulture sector and share their views on doing business in Vietnam.


Watch the recording of the seminar via the following link: https://youtu.be/6YhxrFHhsJg


When: June 16, 2022 – 10.00 – 11.00h NL / 14.00 – 15.00h Vietnam

Where (physical): GreenTech Amsterdam at the RAI Amsterdam

How: Register now, by sending an email to amber.van.spronsen@larive.com or visit the seminar live at the exhibition.

The webinar will be hosted live and on location at the GreenTech Amsterdam exhibition in the RAI Amsterdam, the #1 horticulture technology platform in the Netherlands, where industry professionals from all over the world come together to connect, network, share knowledge and do business.


During this online session, the following subjects will be presented:

  • Key facts and figures of the Vietnam economy and highlights of the horticulture value chain.
  • An overview of the horticulture sector in the Netherlands, including key private and public sector players.
  • Bottlenecks & opportunities in the horticulture sector.
  • Doing business in Vietnam: How to position your organisation?

We welcome questions and discussion at the end of the session.


If you would like to join the webinar and/or receive a copy of the full market report, please contact Amber van Spronsen (Amber.van.Spronsen@larive.com). We look forward to welcoming you online! Meeting link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83062537631

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