Eight French businesses will visit Vietnam from June 25 to 29 to learn more the power market in the country, according to the French Trade Commission (Ubifrance).
They will study Vietnam’s policies, key projects and challenges for foreign investors in power projects.
Their visit also offers a good chance for businesses from both countries to develop a sustainable partnership in trade, industry and technology.
The French businesses are scheduled to work with and introduce their products and services to the Electricity of Vietnam Group (EVN), PetroVietnam Power Corporation, and Vietnam National Coal and Mineral Industries Group (Vinacomin).
They will also work on the possibility of cooperation with the general Department of Energy, the Ministry of Industry and Trade and Institute of Energy.
Recent studies show that Vietnam has achieved average annual GDP growth of 7 percent over the past 20 years, and 97 percent of its population (more than 90 million people) currently has access to electricity.