Second Vietnam Economic Forum to open tomorrow in Hanoi

The forum is held by the Central Party Committee’s Economic Commission in collaboration with ministries, branches, and institutes. At the forum, policy-makers and representatives of ministries and related agencies, the academia and experts, as well as private sector stakeholders and international organisations will discuss Vietnam’s economic situation this year and prospects in the years ahead. They will also identify economic obstacles and raise solutions for sustainable economic development. Discussions at the forum will also provide solutions to implement Resolution No.01/NQ-CP on major tasks and solutions guiding the implementation of the 2018 socioeconomic development plan and the state budget estimate. The economic conference with the theme of “Vietnam’s economy 2017 and prospects for 2018—Towards fast and sustainable development” will take place in the morning of January 11, 2018. In the afternoon, there will be three sessions:  Session 1: “Technology, green energy, and sustainable development” Session 2: “Accelerating productivity in the context of industrialisation” Session 3: “Improving the business environment through credit risk management in trade and investment” On the second day, a high-level policy discussion will take place with the theme “Fast and sustainable economic growth of Vietnam: challenges and new motivation.” Last year, on June 27, the Central Economic Commission in collaboration with the Australian Embassy held Vietnam Economic Forum 2017 with the theme of “Unleashing the potential for sustainable economic growth.” With the participation of over 500 representatives, the forum featured many useful and significant discussions and recommendations, evaluated Vietnam’s economic situation, and proposed medium- and long-term solutions for the Vietnamese economy…. [Read full story]


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