Viet Nam Business Summit 2018

Viet Nam – We mean business: Connect & Innovate

13 September 2018, National Convention Centre, Hanoi


Within this year’s World Economic Forum (WEF) on ASEAN, the Viet Nam Business Summit (VBS) 2018 will engage top decision makers from the Vietnamese government & the business community in a dialogue about investment and business opportunities in Viet Nam.

This is the largest international conference of its kind organised by the Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) in 2018. And  PwC Vietnam is proud to be the Knowledge Partner.

As the honoured speaker at this premium event, our General Director Dinh Thi Quynh Van will share the highlights of PwC’s latest reports on ASEAN and Viet Nam, which will provide businesses with more insights into sustainable growth within the ASEAN and global value chains.

Exploring opportunities

  • Connect through face-to-face meetings with top business leaders
  • Gain updated insights about Viet Nam’s economy
  • Explore new business opportunities in key potential sectors
  • Exchange business experiences and leads in diverse sectors
  • Update new trends and visions of doing business in the region

More details here


Time Details
13:30 pm - 14:30 pm


Welcoming guests

14:30 pm - 15:15 pm

The role of Viet Nam in the ASEAN and global value chains

  1. Opening remarks (5’)
    Dr. Vu Tien Loc, Chairman & President of Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  2. Keynote speech on “Viet Nam in the ASEAN and global value chains” (15’)
    H.E. Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam
  3. Viet Nam’s new roles in ASEAN (10’)
    Mr. Børge Brende, President of World Economic
    Forum Dialogue between Viet Nam Prime Minister, WEF President and business community (15’)
    Moderator: Dr. Vu Tien Loc, Chairman & President of Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI)
15:15 pm - 16:15 pm

Viet Nam – Connect and Innovate: New business opportunities

Moderator: Dr. Vu Thanh Tu Anh, Research Director of the Fullbright Economics Teaching Program in Ho Chi Minh City, Member of the Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Group.


  1. Ms. Dinh Thi Quynh Van – General Director of PwC Vietnam
    The latest report on Vietnam’s economy within ASEAN and under the impact of Industrial Revolution 4.0 (10’)
  2. Mr. Eric Sidgwick, ADB Country Director for Vietnam
    Opportunities and Potentials for Vietnam in the Global Value Chain (10’)
  3. H.E.Mr. Dinh Tien Dung, Minister of Ministry of Finance
    Business and Investment Opportunities in the development of financial sector in Vietnam (10’)
  4. H.E.Mr. Nguyen Van The, Minister of Ministry of Transport

Business and Investment Opportunities in the infrastructure development in Vietnam & PPP (10’)

  1. Ms Natasha Ansell, Citi Country Officer
  2. Ms Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao, CEO of Vietjet Air
16:15 pm – 16:20 pm

Closing remarks

Dr. Vu Tien Loc, Chairman & President of Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI)

16:30 pm - 17:30 pm B2B Meeting

Related publications

The Future of ASEAN: Viet Nam Perspective

Our report provides insights into the country’s evolving position within the South East Asian region, highlighting key potential sectors as well as challenges and solutions for the onward journey.

Download the Viet Nam Perspective report

Full report: The Future of ASEAN – Time to Act

This full report presents a view of the policies ASEAN governments need to adopt to ensure their countries continue to mature, and a set of innovative strategies that companies from the automotive, financial services, consumer goods, medical devices, fuel refining, telecommunications and transportation sectors ought to develop and execute to achieve their regional growth ambitions.

Download the full ASEAN report

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