Official visit of Prime Minister of Vietnam Nguyen Xuan Phuc at The Kingdom of Sweden marked 50th founding anniversary of Vietnam – Sweden relationship, expect continuously encourage economic growth between two country, included travel industry.
Received invitation from Prime Minister of Sweden Stefan Löfven, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his spouse, along with a high-level Vietnamese delegation, have an official visit to Kingdom of Sweden from May 26 to May 28. This is the first Sweden official visit of Prime Minister since 1999 of Prime Minister Phan Van Khai.
50 Years of Diplomatic Relationship
50 years ago, on January 11, 1969, Sweden was the first Western country to recognize and establish diplomatic relations with Vietnam. After 50 years of development, Vietnam – Sweden trade relations are increasingly strengthened.
In 2018, two-way trade turnover reached 1.5 billion USD and still increased steadily every year. Sweden is also one of the Nordic countries with the largest non-refundable investment for Vietnam. The investments are mainly in: health, economic, environmental, educational and cultural. As of 2019 March, Sweden is ranked 33rd out of 131 countries and territories investing in Vietnam with total capital of 364 million USD.
About travel industry, although Vietnam – Sweden travel has not really attracted tourists, however, travel industry still in annual increasing, and promised will boost with new activates after official visit of Prime Minister.
In the first 4 months of 2019, Vietnam welcomed nearly 31,300 Swedish Visitor (from statistics of Vietnam National Administration of Tourism). From the opposite side, Vietnamese outbound tourist also increases by 15-20% every year, with various of reputable travel agencies/tour operator offers Swedish tour.
During the visit, PM Phuc is scheduled to hold talks with his host and pay a courtesy visit to the King of Sweden. He will join Swedish leaders in attending a Vietnam – Sweden business forum, and have working sessions with leading officials of a number of major economic groups of the country operating in Vietnam.
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