Business Matching Mission to Vietnam: Hue Province


19-23 February 2017 


Mission Fee*:   

S$300 per pax

(excl Singapore GST, SBF Members)

S$500 per pax

(excl Singapore GST, non-SBF Members)


*Mission fee does not include accommodation, airfare and other incidental expenses. These expenses shall be borne by participants.


Registration is now open!

If you are interested to participate in the SBF Business Mission to Vietnam: Thua Thien Hue Province, please send your Full Name, Designation, Company, Contact Email and Industry to Ms Alaxys Liu ( and Ms Loi Min Qian ( Registration closes on 6 February 2017, 5pm.



The trade and business links between Singapore and Vietnam have grown from strength to strength over the years. With a GDP forecast of 6.3% in 2017 by Asian Development Bank, Vietnam represents a hotbed for Singaporean Investment. Singapore is Vietnam’s third largest investor, coming in behind Japan and South Korea.  It is also Vietnam’s sixth largest trading partner.


The Singapore Business Federation has convened a business mission to Vietnam for Singapore companies to visit key investment zones and meet potential partners. Singapore companies will be able to gain in-depth exposure to doing business and explore business opportunities in Thua Thien Hue Province, a leading economic zone of Central Vietnam with emerging business opportunities for first-movers.


Mission Highlights

«  Direct access to learn business opportunities and projects in Thua Thien Hue Province

«  Networking sessions with Singaporeans and Vietnam businessmen living and working in the region

«  Site Visits to successful business set-ups

«  Industry-specific business meetings to be arranged for accelerated market penetration


Who should Participate
Companies from the following sectors are strongly encouraged to participate and explore potential projects in Vietnam:  

• Wholesale, Distribution and Trading   • Manufacturing   • Agriculture, Aqua-culture & Food Processing  

• Medical Tourism   • Port Infrastructure & Auxiliary Services   • Tourism (Resort, Cruise Ship Operations, etc)

Programme Itinerary (accurate at time of print)

The following is an indicative program and may be changed without prior notice:




19 Feb 2017

Mission Kick-off


Depart from Changi Airport, Singapore

Vietnam Airlines VN650: SGP - SGN

Check-in starts from 1115hrs

Departure: 1315hrs   |   Arrival: 1420hrs


Vietnam Airlines VN1376: SGN - HUI

Departure: 1915hrs   |   Arrival: 2040hrs



Check-in Huong Giang Hotel

Address: 51 Le Loi, Phu Hoi, Tp. Hue, Thua Thien Hue, Vietnam


End of Day 0




20 Feb 2017

Meeting with High-Level Hue Province Officials & Businesses


Depart from Hotel



Call on Chairman, People’s Committee of Thua Thien Hue Province

Mr. Nguyen Van Cao, Chairman



Networking with Selected Businesses from Hue Province



Briefing on Business Opportunities & Projects in Hue Province



Investment Schemes And Regulations For Foreign Entities Setting Up And Operating In Hue/Vietnam



Welcome Lunch



Site Visit to Aqua-culture Farms


Hue City Centre Orientation



Official Dinner for Singapore Delegation


End of Day 1




21 Feb 2017

Site Visit to a Successful Singapore Set Up: Banyan Tree’s Integrated Resort Project


Depart from Hotel



Site Visit to Chan May Economic Zone


Chan May - Lang Co Economic Zone is situated in what has been considered the most favorable location, facing towards the East Sea of the East–West Economic Corridor and the Greater Mekong Sub-region. The Economic Zone is located midway between Danang City and Hue City which are known as two economically popular spots, and training centers providing highly qualified labor of Vietnam. These two cities also have two large international airports in the region. Transportation infrastructure is well established, which enables easy traveling from and to neighboring countries and other regions of Vietnam.


Priority Areas

The prioritized investment fields in the industrial park includes high-tech industry; clean industry such as software, new materials, precision engineering, manufacture and assembly of electrical and digital equipment, as well as manufacture and assembly of automobiles and motorcycles; production of medical equipment and pharmaceutical products; textile and garment industry; footwear industry; plastics industry; port services and maritime transport; and processing industry of agro-aqua-forestry exports.



Site Visit to Chan May Port & Royal Caribbean Cruises Terminal


As a general seaport on a key economic area of the Central, Chan May offers many advantages for the development of Industry, Commerce and Service. Chan May Port is the nearest and the most convenient outlet to the East Ocean and the East-West Economic Corridor connecting the Central of Vietnam with the Lower Central of Laos and with the North-East of Thailand and Myanmar.


RCL Investment Project in Chan May Port

In June 2015, RCL signed a berthing preferential agreement with Chan May Port, for RCL to invest US$3.5 million to upgrade the port facilities to accommodate larger ships. The first Royal Caribbean ship to this port after upgrading was the 137,276 GRT-Voyager of the Seas in August.



Traditional Lunch



Site Visit to Banyan Tree’s Laguna Lang Co Vietnam


Banyan Tree Holdings Limited is an international hospitality brand that manages and develops resorts, hotels and spas in Asia, America, Africa and Middle East. The brand was established since 1994, with its roots in Singapore. Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts has grown into one of the world's leading international operators in the hospitality and spa industry that manages more than 30 resorts and hotels, 70 spas, 90 retail galleries and three championship golf courses in 28 countries.



Return to Hotel


End of Day 2




22 Feb 2017

Industry-Specific Business Meetings


Depart from Hotel



Option 1:

Industry-specific Business Meetings (Based on Availability)


Option 2:

Cultural Tour @ Hue Citadel:

Imperial City & Thien Mu Pagoda


Return to Hotel


End of Day 3




23 Feb 2017

Site Visit to Industrial Zone & Farewell


Check-out & Depart from Hotel



Site Visit to Phu Bai Industrial Zone


Next to Phu Bai airport, and the national route 1A, Hue – Da Nang highway, Phu Bai Industrial Zone has a convenient traffic location. One of the most prominent companies operating in Phu Bai Industrial Zone is Carlsberg Viet Nam which has put into operation its new canning line at Hue Brewery, with a total investment of almost 6.4 million EUR (US$6.93 million).


Priority Areas

Infrastructure construction in IP Processing food and forestry, marine products Industries of machinery manufacturing, electronics, computing, textile, garment and producing appliances for the above industries.



Depart from Phu Bai International Airport

Vietnam Airlines VN1373: HUI - SGN

Check-in starts from 1100hrs

Departure: 1300hrs   |   Arrival: 1425hrs


Vietnam Airlines VN659: SGN - SGP

Departure: 1620hrs   |   Arrival: 1925hrs



End of Mission


2/19/2017 - 2/23/2017

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