The 2012 Vietnam Finance Conference and Exhibition, with the theme Enhancing Fiscal Sustainability: Mid-term Spending and Modern Technology Solutions, will kick off in Hanoi on September 20, organisers said at a press conference on Aug. 9.

The ninth Vietnam Finance Conference, previously named Vietnam ICT in Finance, will be co-organised by the Ministry of Finance and the International Data Group (IDG Vietnam).

The two-day event will include two conferences in which leaders, State agencies and experts will discuss constructing policies relating to the State budget and public finance as well as IT applications to improve fiscal sustainability, said Dang Duc Mai, director of the ministry's Informatics and Statistics Department.

Mai added that the conferences will have specific presentations on tax and e-customs services for e-finance.

Along with the conferences, the exhibition will showcase and introduce an overall IT system development strategy in the finance sector. Local enterprises and IT providers will have rooms to display their products and IT application solutions.-VNA