Second Vietnam Private Sector Forum to take place tomorrow

July 30, 2017 | 08:00
The second Vietnam Private Sector Forum (VPSF), chaired by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, is scheduled to be held on July 31 at Melia Hanoi.
The first Vietnam Private Sector Forum in 2016

With the theme “From the Party Central Committee's Resolution 5 to the Action Programme of the Private Sector in Vietnam,” the forum will focus on discussions and dialogue between the government and the private sector in three key areas: agriculture, tourism, and the digital economy.

Besides, trade facilitation, which is considered essential to the development of economic sectors, will be an important topic for discussion.

In the framework of the forum, the signing ceremony of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the Vietnam Young Entrepreneurs’ Association (VYEA) and the Mekong Business Initiative (MBI) will be held to co-operate to develop the forum in the upcoming years.

After the forum, the organisation board will publish VPSF’s White Book in August.

This year the forum will welcome 1,000 delegates, representing the government, ministries, departments, leaders of cities and provinces, international organisations, and business associations, as well as economic experts and numerous CEOs from Vietnamese and foreign enterprises.

VPSF is an initiative of VYEA and MBI, funded by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Australian Government.

The forum is considered a bridge between the government, public authorities, and the private sector for continuous and close consultation on public and private policies.

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