Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc will deliver a speech at the event.
The summit creates an excellent opportunity for foreign investors to study economic development policies and investment and cooperation potentials in Vietnam as well as enables domestic and overseas enterprises to share information regarding trade and integration trends and cooperation experience in Vietnam and the Asia-Pacific region.
Participants will discuss a wide range of issues, including sustainable agriculture, financial services for development, health care and education, infrastructure, special economic zones, tourism potential, start-ups and innovation.
In parallel with the summit is the “Vietnam – We Mean Business” exhibition featuring the country’s typical products and projects for investment appeal.
Established in 1989, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum comprises 21 economies, including Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, China, Hong Kong-China, Indonesia, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Peru, the Philippines, Russia, Singapore, Chinese Taipei, Thailand, the US, and Vietnam.
Vietnam became a member of APEC 19 years ago, an important milestone in the implementation of the Party and State’s external policies of expansion, diversification and multilateralisation of relations and international economic integration.
The APEC Economic Leaders’ Week 2017, which is underway in Da Nang city, is the most important external event of Vietnam this year, with the participation of leaders from the 21 member economies.