November 21, 2007
VIETNAM : ASEAN Forum
Vietnam to host 8th ASEAN Forum this week
Over 200 business executives and experts from France and Southeast Asia will attend an ASEAN forum, to be held in Vietnam for the first time late this week, local newspaper Vietnam News reported Tuesday.
All 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will attend the two-day event slated for Nov. 22-23, during which they will discuss recent development in the region, and such issues as human resources, consumption, distribution networks and investment opportunities.
During the 8th ASEAN Forum to be held by some French agencies and groups, 50 small and medium-sized French firms interested in investing in Vietnam will meet with representatives from Vietnamese enterprises.
Since 1991, the ASEAN Forum has been held every two years.
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