Midterm Vietnam Business Forum 2017 slated for June 16 hinh anh 1A factory of the Hai Anh Garment Joint Stock Company in Binh Minh commune of Binh Giang district, Hai Duong province (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – The Midterm Vietnam Business Forum 2017 (VBF 2017) will be held at Sheraton Hotel in Hanoi on June 16, announced the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).

The event, to be jointly held by the Vietnam Business Forum, the International Finance Corporation, the Ministry of Planning and Investment, and the World Bank in Vietnam, will focus on foreign and private sectors amidst the new context of the world economy.

The forum is expected to draw representatives of the Government, ministries, sectors as well as international organizations, trade associations and the Vietnam business community.

As scheduled, VBF 2017 will discuss measures to attract more investment from the private sector and improve 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.-VNA