A forum of overseas Vietnamese intellectuals and experts will take place in Hanoi on June 7, focusing on improving Vietnam’s competitiveness in the global economy.

Co-hosted by the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission and the State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs, the event will host over 100 economists, policy experts, scientists and lecturers at home and from the US, UK, France and Australia who will voice their feedback on Vietnam’s economic development and integration for 2016-2020 and the subsequent years.

Predominant topics will cover Vietnam’s economic restructuring; growth model; governance capability improvement; financial-banking reform; development policies for industry, agriculture and businesses; and reforms in tertiary education and workforce training.-VNA