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Capacity Building Symposium 2014 in Ha Noi, Viet Nam on 'Upgrading Viet Nam's Position towards AEC 2015 and beyond'

12 August 2014

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Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) of Vietnam

Supported by

Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM), Bangkok Research Center (BRC), JETRO Bangkok, JETRO, Ha Noi,


Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) together with Ministry of Industry and Trade Viet Nam organized the ERIA Capacity Building Symposium in Ha Noi, Viet Nam, on August 12, 2014, supported by Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM), Viet Nam, Bangkok Research Center (BRC), JETRO Bangkok and JETRO Ha Noi. The Symposium was held at Intercontinental Hanoi Westlake Hotel, Viet Nam.

The symposium focused on 'Upgrading Viet Nam's Position towards AEC 2015 and beyond'. Over 100 Vietnamese representatives from concerned ministries, private sectors and think-tanks attend the one-day symposium to promote their overall capacity to fulfill the economic integration under the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC).

The symposium also attended by H.E. Le Luong Minh, Secretary General of ASEAN to give his keynote speech, H.E. Nguyen Cam Tu, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Industry and Trade, Viet Nam and Prof. Hidetoshi Nishimura, Executive Director of ERIA

The prominent speakers for the symposium were Dr. Ponciano S. Intal Jr., Senior Researcher, ERIA, Dr. Vo Tri Thanh, Vice President, Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM), Viet Nam, Mr. Nguyen Van Thach, Deputy Director General, Ministry of Transport, Viet Nam, Mr. Do Xuan Quang, Chairman, Vietnam Logistics Business Association, Mr. Atsushi Nagashima, President, Nippon Express (Viet Nam) Co., Ltd., Mrs. Bhui Thi Ngoc, General Director, Ngoc Ha, Viet Nam, Dr. Yasushi Ueki, Economist, ERIA, Dr. Nguyen Dinh Cung, President, Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM), Viet Nam, Dato Abdul Latif Hj Abu Seman, Deputy Director Malaysia Productivity Corporation and Ms. Trinh Thu Thu Hien, Deputy Head, Division of Rules of Origin, Foreign Trade Agency, Ministry of Industry and Trade.

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