APEC 2017: opportunities for VN’s businesses

The participation of top regional economies and businesses in the business forums and meetings in the APEC Viet Nam Year 2017 creates opportunities for all sides to advertise their potentials and share management measures to effectively join the global value chain.

The information was released at a press conference briefing activities of Viet Nam’s businesses in APEC 2017 and the outcomes of the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) Meeting 1, organized by the Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) on March 21.

The VCCI is assigned to host events and activities related to business including the APEC Startup Forum on the sidelines of the APEC Small and Medium Enterprises Ministerial Meeting on September 13 and ABAC meeting from November 4-7.

Other key events will also be held such as the fourth meeting of the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) between November 4 and 7, the APEC CEO Summit between November 8 and 10, a Viet Nam trade and investment promotion forum on November 8, and a dialogue between the ABAC and leaders of member economies on November 10.

The APEC Startup Forum will discuss measures on management and methods to support businesses to realize start-up initiatives.

At the APEC CEO Summit, delegates will talks about global issues such as the trends of the global economy, science and technology and management.

With the aim of establishing a creative Government and a start-up nation, Viet Nam has made progress in improving the business environment. Foreign organizations and business associations highly value Viet Nam’s business environment and expect to expand investment in Viet Nam, said President of VCCI Vu Tien Loc.

Functional agencies need to provide active supports for the business environment and tackle difficulties for small enterprises to join the global value chain, said Mr. Loc.

Source: VIR

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AmCham is an independent association of companies with the objective of promoting trade and investment between Vietnam and the U.S. With two chapters, one in Ho Chi Minh City and one in Hanoi, our membership of 700 companies and 1,500 representatives is unified by a commitment to promote trade and investment between Vietnam and the United States.

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