(MPI) – May 15, 2018, in Hanoi, under the auspices of the Ministry of Planning and Investment and the Association of Foreign Investment Enterprises, The Investor Magazine cooperated with the International Auditing Company. KPMG Vietnam organized a Workshop on “Vietnam Economic Prospects for 2018 and until 2020”.
Participants at the Workshop included Minister of Planning and Investment, Mr. Nguyen Chi Dung; President of Foreign Investment Enterprises Association, Mr. Nguyen Mai; Editor-in-Chief of Investment Magazine, Mr. Nguyen Anh Tuan, President and CEO of KPMG Vietnam, Mr. Warrick Cleine, representatives of investors, economic experts, domestic and foreign enterprises and press reporters.
At the opening of the Conference, Editor-in-chief of the Investor Magazine, Mr. Nguyen Anh Tuan said: “The conference is a forum for economic groups, domestic and foreign enterprises to exchange, share, Dialogue with the Minister of Planning and Investment, Mr. Nguyen Chi Dung, on solutions to continue to strongly improve the business investment environment, improve efficiency and competitiveness of businesses in particular. and of the economy in general, Mr. Nguyen Anh Tuan emphasized, this is the second time as Minister, Minister Nguyen Chi Dung attended the dialogue with the business community.
Speaking at the Conference, Minister Nguyen Chi Dung said that this is an important workshop, held in the context of the country promoting the socio-economic achievements achieved in 2017, taking advantage of the favorable factors in the first months of 2018, striving to implement quickly and effectively the proposed solutions, speeding up the comprehensive development speed in all fields, exceeding the growth target. economy 6.7% set out.
The results of socio-economic development in the first months of 2018 were very positive, continuing the development momentum of 2017. GDP growth rate in the first quarter of 2018 reached 7.38%, the highest level. of the first quarter in the last 10 years. Macroeconomy continued to be maintained stably, inflation under control. The average consumer price index (CPI) in the first four months of 2018 remained low, up 2.8%.
These are praiseworthy achievements, especially in the context of domestic and international are having many favorable factors, positive impact on the economy. World economy maintains good growth momentum, global trade develops. Vietnam’s economy has been integrating more and more deeply and widely, and is expected to benefit from the recovery of the world economy. Along with that, many domestic reform and innovation policies continue to promote efficiency, the business environment and domestic demand continue to be improved, with positive impacts from FTAs and CPTPP agreements. This, we can fully believe in the development prospects of the Vietnamese economy in the last months of 2018 and subsequent years.