The Challenges of Real Economic Reforms

Event Details

  • Date:

What: AmCham Event

When: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 12:00pm – 1:45pm

Where: InterContinental Hanoi Westlake, 1A Nghi Tam Street, Tay Ho District, Hanoi

Countries need good economic policies, good legal and regulatory infrastructure, transparent and efficient government agencies, and good public infrastructure to attract investment, promote trade, and spur economic and social development. AmCham continues to urge government leaders to move forward on necessary reforms to create a more competitive environment where decisions are made faster, procedures are less complicated, and rules are fairly enforced. At lunchtime on February 27, AmCham is pleased to welcome leading Vietnamese economist Dr. Le Xuan Nghia to speak to AmCham members about how banking reform, administrative procedures reform and SOE reform are moving too slowly, which harms Vietnam’s competitiveness and ability to attract high-quality foreign direct investment.

About the guest speaker:

lexuannghiaProfessor Le Xuan Nghia serves as the General Director of the Business Development Institute in Hanoi. He also serves as a member of the Advisory Council for National Financial and Monetary Policies and has served as Vice Chairman of Vietnam’s National Financial Supervisory Commission since 2008. Before that, he spent over a decade at the State Bank of Vietnam, and before that role, he spent two decades at the State Pricing Commission. He received both his bachelor’s degree and PhD at the University of Merseburg in Germany. He also received a post-doctorate degree from Harvard University.

Don’t miss this opportunity to lunch-and-learn with AmCham as we discuss the most important issues threatening Vietnam’s goal of sustainable economic growth. Attendees at this event will enjoy a 3-course lunch during the discussion.

COST: 650,000 VND (members); 850,000 VND (non-members)

Click HERE to view the event flyer for this lunch-n-learn event.

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