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Investment Policy Review of Viet Nam: Presentation to Government and stakeholders
09 February 2009
Room XII of the Palais des Nations, Geneva, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Key Issues

The Investment Policy Review of Viet Nam will be considered in connection with UNCTAD´s first multi-year expert meeting on investment for development.


  • Presentation of the Investment Policy Review by the UNCTAD secretariat.

  • Policy statements by H.E. Hoang Trung Hai, Deputy Prime Minister; and senior officials of the Ministry of Planning and Investment and Ministry of Commerce and Industry.

Chairman and moderator: H.E. Mr. Debapriya Bhattacharya, Ambassador of Bangladesh, President of the Trade and Development Board

Opening statements::

  • Ms. Lakshmi Puri, Acting Deputy Secretary-General, UNCTAD
  • H.E. Mr. Hoang Trung Hai, Deputy Prime Minister of Viet Nam

Investment Policy Review, main findings and recommendations:

  • Mr. James Zhan, OiC, Division on Investment and Enterprise, UNCTAD

Government objectives and investment policies:

  • Mr. Nguyen Chi Dzung, Vice Minister of Planning and Investment
  • Mr. Do Huu Hao, Vice Minister of Industry and Trade

Comments and open floor discussion:

  • H.E. Mr. Tan York Chor, Ambassador of Singapore
  • Mr. Daisaku Sugihara, Negotiator for Economic Partnership Agreements, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan
  • Mr. Wesley Scholz, Director, Office of Investment Affairs, U.S. Department of State
  • Mr. Gérard Wolf, Senior Executive Vice President, International Operations, EDF
  • Mr. Gérard Letellier, Area Manager, South Asia and ASEAN, Holcim
  • Ms. Vu Khanh Linh, Development Manager Viet Nam, Accor
  • Mr. Pierre Schaufelberger, Head, Nestlé Viet Nam

Delegations and representatives of the private sector will be invited to comment on the report, which will be subject to a general and open discussion.

Participants wishing to submit questions on the Investment Policy Review in advance should send them to the UNCTAD secretariat or directly to the Permanent Mission of Viet Nam (attention Mr. Do Khuong) by 6 February 2009.


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