Economics - Politics
Midterm Vietnam Business Forum 2017 set to open in Hanoi
The Midterm Vietnam Business Forum 2017 (VBF 2017) is set to take place on June 16 at Sheraton Hotel in Hanoi, announced the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).
The event is expected to attract representatives of the Government, ministries, sectors as well as international organizations, trade associations and the Vietnam business community.
Participants will focus their discussion on foreign and private sectors in the new context of the world economy.
A score of measures will be discussed with the aim of attracting more investment from the private sector and improving the effectiveness of law enforcement by reviewing the Law on Investment and Enterprise Law after two years of implementation, along with a number of other relevant laws.
Representatives from research working groups on investment and trade, banking, supporting industry, automobile-motorbike, power and energy, will deliver reports on impacts of global policies such as Brexit, TPP, the Donald Trump administration’s policies, EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement, Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, on Vietnam as well as foreign investment flow into the country.
They will also talk the effects of the fourth industrial revolution on Vietnam and how to maintain and lure more investment amidst the current situation, and the connection of foreign-invested firms and domestic ones.
VBF was established in a project of the Vietnam Consultative Group at a meeting between the Vietnamese Government and its donor partners in Tokyo in 1997.
The event will be jointly organized by the Vietnam Business Forum, the International Finance Corporation, the Ministry of Planning and Investment, and the World Bank in Vietnam.