The second annual Vietnam Investment Summit opened in Ho Chi Minh City on Oct. 19, drawing over 100 representatives of investment funds and businesses at home and abroad.

The two-day forum discusses the macro-economic environment in Vietnam and seek new investment and development opportunities in the country.
Addressing the function, Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Dang Huy Dong presented a strategy to attract more foreign direct investment in Vietnam , which clarifies foreign investment attraction policies, introduces the Government’s investment priorities and solutions to manage the monetary market and curb inflation.

Meanwhile, CEO of Standard Chartered Bank for Vietnam , Laos and Cambodia , Louis Taylor, voiced the expectation of stock market investors, saying that Vietnam has potential for good development.

The Vietnamese government needs to build confidence for investors through stable macro-economic policy and close inflation control, he said.

Country Representative of the Asia Development Bank in Vietnam, Tomyoyuki Kimura, introduced projects which are in need of investment capital and put forward measures to attract investors in sustainable projects with his presentation on increasing public-private projects in Vietnam./.