Danish Footprints 2017 is an opportunity for Danish enterprises operating in Vietnam such as Maersk, A-Concept, Sonion, ECCO, Grundfos, Danisa, Neat Clean (JYSK), Orana and other companies to share and celebrate common values. This year, the values include healthy lifestyle, occupational health and safety, and work-life balance. Managers, staff and families of Danish companies participated in the event, with the presence and remarks by representatives from Ho Chi Minh City’s People’s Committee and the Danish Embassy.
“Run with Maersk” is part of the event Danish Footprints 2017
Various activities were organised during the event in which both adults and children could participate: “Run with Maersk” around the park to encourage health care and environmental protection; A playground for children to play with Lego, paint and draw, and other games. Participants also learnt more about Danish culture via Danish food corner.
This was the third time the Danish Footprints Event was organized in Hochiminh city, Vietnam. Last year’s event attracted nearly 1000 participants.
Information on business - trade between Denmark and Vietnam:
There are more than 130 Danish companies in different fields in Vietnam, and Danish companies have an increasing interest in business and investment opportunities in the country.
In 2016 Denmark was the country in the EU that exported the most per capita to Vietnam. In the same year, the total export from Denmark to Vietnam was 3,886 million DKK. In 2017 it is expected to increase to approximately 4,000 million DKK.
The largest export from Denmark to Vietnam is Fish, shellfish, molluscs and products produce hereby.