Vietnam – Economic diplomacy – Visit by Matthias Fekl (April 14 and 15, 2015)


Matthias Fekl, Minister of State for Foreign Trade, the Promotion of Tourism and French Nationals Abroad, visited Vietnam from April 14 to 15. He attended the signing of an agreement with BNP Paribas to finance five of the 62 Airbus A 320/A321 aircraft ordered by the airline VietJet Air for $60 million.

Mr. Fekl visited the headquarters of VietJet Air in Ho Chi Minh City with Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao, Vice Chairwoman and CEO of the airline. They welcomed the contribution of French and European companies Airbus and Safran to the airline’s exceptional development. Further collaboration between our two countries was also discussed, notably with ATR.