BeluxCham – Nordcham EVFTA Webinar “The First Rail Freight Link from Vietnam to Belgium”
In the context of the pandemic, international maritime transport is facing difficulties, rail service is being sought by many customers to transport goods from Capital Hanoi of Vietnam to Liege City in Belgium. The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is paving a promising way for the first direct Vietnam-Belgium rail connection system and trains.
BeluxCham in cooperation with Nordcham would like to deliver the webinar on the topic: "EVFTA & Logistics Industry: The First Rail Freight Link from Vietnam to Belgium"
Details of the event are as follow:
- Date: Tuesday, 31 August 2021
- Time: 14.00hrs (Vietnam Time) /09.00hrs (Belgium Time) .
- Link register: https://forms.gle/VckAGicqVEYWbz1HA
BeluxCham has the honour to welcome three of our experts in this sector: Maersk, Customs Square and AWEX to join and share their points of view as our keynote speakers.
For the opening, Per Henrik Grind - Head of Retail & Lifestyle, A.P. Moller – Maersk Vietnam, he will start off with an overview of what is happening globally right now, how that impacts brand owners and manufacturers; also how they use rail to help take some pressure off. See his profile HERE
After that, Tom Verbrugge - Partner, Customs Square Belgium, will highlight how the rail link works from a formalities point of view to import. See his profile HERE
Last but not least, Wauthier Christian - Senior Logistics Specialist, AWEX Belgium, will comment on the position of Liege and the logistical options once containers arrive in Liege. See his profile HERE
2:00 - 2:05 PM: Welcome remark - by Bart Verheyen, BeluxCham Chairman
2:05 - 2:20 PM: Market update and the intercontinental rail - by Per Henrik Grind
2:20 - 2:35 PM: The position of Liege and the logistical options - by Wauthier Christian
2:35 - 2:50 PM: Customs aspects - by Tom Verbrugge
2:50 – 2:55 PM: Q&A
2:55 – 3:00 PM: Closing remark - by Thue Quist Thomasen, Nordcham Chairman
- Free of charge webinar with limited seats only.
- Log-in details will be sent to registered participants prior to the event by 29 August