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1. What do you consider the largest Risk for your company?

2. What are the Risk Mitigation Strategies you apply?



This event is open for all professionals interested or currently working in Starups in Hanoi, or supply chai professionals in Hanoi, or who are interested in looking for business collaboration for U.S. market through meeting with a delegation of Baylor University (U.S.), Executive Master Program.


SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGER - Detmold Packaging

This role is key member of DPV management team with participation in the development and implementation of strategies to achieve superior, sustainable business outcomes.



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Provide overall the support and co-ordination of the procurement & logistics and other related functions.

Ensure the procurement process which fully integrated with the business and the supply market place in a cost effective manner whilst fully comply with relevant PMI & VPM Branch P&P.

Cordinate with VPM to ensure a logistic system which fully integrated with production activities in an effective, efficient manner whilst fully comply with custom regulation and VPM Branch requirements. 


2017 Management Trainee
DHL Supply Chain - a business unit of DHL Global, is the global market leader in contract logistics, providing warehousing, managed transport and value-added services at every link in the supply chain for customers in a variety of industries.

Vietnam Turns to Its Neighbors After Trump Kills Trade Deal

2017-02-11 20:17:13

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After years of relying on American consumers, Vietnam is turning to its Asian neighbors after U.S. President Donald Trump dashed hopes for a Pacific trade deal that stood to benefit the export-reliant nation the most.

The end of the Trans-Pacific Partnership “will push us to expand in other markets,” Nguyen Duc Kien, deputy head of the National Assembly Economic Committee, said on Wednesday in a phone interview. “We have a lot of potential to increase exports” to markets in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or Asean, and some “regional countries where we have bilateral trade agreements such as South Korea, Japan,” he said

Trump this week withdrew the U.S. from the ambitious trade agreement, delivering a blow to Vietnam which was forecast to be among the biggest beneficiaries of the 12-nation pact. One of only a few countries in Asia where exports are still growing, Vietnam is boosting ties with neighbors to help protect its manufacturing industry.

“Vietnam is more active than other countries in forging trade deals and that allows it to diversify its risk,” said Eugenia Victorino, an economist at Australia & New Zealand Banking Group in Singapore. “You can still turn to other markets for support because there is already that trade link. There’s a lot of potential to boost intra-regional trade in Asia and enlarging the production linkages between countries.”

The U.S. is Vietnam’s largest export destination, accounting for 22 percent of its sales in 2016. Vietnam’s exports to the U.S. more than doubled in the past five years to $38.5 billion. In contrast, sales to Japan rose just 32 percent while shipments to Southeast Asian nations increased 24 percent.

Japan accounted for 8 percent of its exports, while sales to Asean comprised 10 percent. Mobile phones, shoes and garments form the bulk of its goods including brands like Calvin Klein and Michael Kors.

“We are not so concerned about TPP ending, since we still have others FTAs with different markets,” said Nguyen Van Tuan, Deputy General Secretary of the Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association. “We will look at ways to boost exports to the EU, which we still have a lot of room to grow. We also have a large domestic market which should be our priority.”

Vietnam has completed about 16 free trade agreements, of which about nine are in effect, according to ANZ’s Victorino. She expects the nation’s exports to keep outperforming this year after surging to a record $177 billion in 2016, defying a global trade slowdown.

“Investment in new production facilities will ramp up Vietnam’s capacity in 2017,” Victorino said. “The demise of TPP is unfortunate, but it won’t derail its economy.”

Source: Bloomberg