2020 has been one of the most challenging years in history with the COVID-19 pandemic and the global recession. Despite difficulties, Viet Nam has successfully concluded a number of international trade agreements which are expected to boost its economic growth.
In the final months of this year, join EuroCham at this event to reflect on the past year and gain insights on the future prospects of Vietnam's economy in the coming years:
COVID-19 pandemic and Vietnam's Economic Growth Performance in a Global Context.
Overview of ASEAN, Regional Economic Cooperation and Vietnam. What has Vietnam achieved as the 2020 ASEAN Chair? What are future trends in economic co-operation agreements? How are the economic partnerships with ASEAN and EU expected to contribute to the growth of Viet Nam?
With the US President - elect Joe Biden, how will the globalization, protectionism and TPP be? What are implications for Viet Nam's trade?
What are reform priorities for Vietnam to promote the economic development?
Raymond has more than three decades experience engaging with and learning about economic development, integration and sustainability issues in Asia and the Pacific. Engagement with regional economic groupings (ASEAN, RCEP and the GMS initiative) has provided him opportunities to work with, and learn form, leading thinkers in Asia.
As part-time economic advisor to Viet Nam’s research and planning agencies and regional institutions in Asia, he advised on economic development planning and policies, and regulatory, trade and investment reforms. He also conducts periodic briefings for major international corporations investing in Southeast Asia, including briefings for CEOs and board members.