SPI presented “Characterisation of the Indonesian Market - Political & Legal Framework, Bureaucratic Issues & Customs Barriers, Transport & Logistics in the Food and Beverages Sector” for a workshop themed “How to overcome export constraints in Southeast Asia” co-organised in partnerships with PortugalFoods and CCIPV (Chamber of Commerce and Industry Portugal - Vietnam) in Vila Nova de Famalicão.
SPI, in partnership with PortugalFoods and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Portugal - Vietnam (CCIPV) co-organised a workshop to introduce hindrances and strategies to overcome export constraints in Southeast Asia.
This workshop was held in Vila Nova de Famalicão on 8 July 2019 from 14.30 to 16.45. The aim of the workshop is to describe possible hindrances when entering Southeast Asian market, from the explanation of market situation in the region. CCIPV (Chamber of Commerce and Industry Portugal - Vietnam), represented by Lan Phan and Jéssica Bastos, explained about the characteristics of Vietnamese market. They described about the issues when exporting to the region, especially Vietnam. Several of the discussed key aspects include: political and legal framework, bureaucratic issues and customs barrier, and the transports and logistics affairs of the Vietnamese market.
In addition, Southeast Asia IPR SME Helpdesk services was represented by Martha Octavia, an International Consultant from Indonesia on the session themed “Characterisation of the Indonesian Market - Political & Legal Framework, Bureaucratic Issues & Customs Barriers, Transport & Logistics in the Food and Beverages Sector”. The session was started by discussing about the role of SPI in the region from the projects to the role of South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk. It was then continued by briefly explaining about the country and its potential as an export destination from its demographic and economic perspectives. The audiences who are mostly Portuguese companies in the Food sector were very enthusiastic when following the presentation and there were questions asked on the question and answering session. The presentation during the workshop can be found here and the pictures taken can be seen here.