During an official visit to Australia, in the morning of March 17th (local time), in Sydney, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and high-level delegation to the Government of Vietnam had the dialogue with the businesses of Vietnam and Australia’s on the development of Vietnam’s economy as well as the opportunities, prospects for cooperation between the two countries.
The dialogue of Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has attracted the participation of hundreds of large enterprises of Vietnam and Australia in the areas of banking, finance, energy, oil and gas, mining. Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has directly answered many questions of the businesses, Australian investors relating to prospects, opportunities to promote and enhance the intrinsic comprehensive partnership between Vietnam and Australia.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has generalized the development of Vietnam’s economy from an underdeveloped country with a closed economy and until now Vietnam has become a middle-income country with a dynamic economy, enter into the regional economy and the world’s.
Vietnam achieved GDP growth of nearly 6% in 2014. Until now, registered aboard direct investment capital is up to nearly $ 300 billion, with nearly 18,000 projects from more than 100 countries and territories. Currently, there are over 100 leading corporations investing and set-up company in Vietnam.
The Prime Minister stressed: “To attract more powerful, more efficient foreign investment, the Government of Vietnam will continue to fulfill its smooth operation and economic institutions in Vietnam market, compete equally between domestic firms and foreign firms as committed international integration of Vietnam.
Vietnam confirms continuing international economic integration deeper through the full implementation of its commitments in the WTO and bilateral free trade agreements as well as other multilateral ones. Currently we are implementing 8 free trade agreements and negotiations and will continue to expand the market, open market with other free trade agreements, especially the new generation FTA with high requirements to create competitive business environment in the ASEAN region and create a legal framework consistent with international business practice in the market of Vietnam … “
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung also said that Vietnam is focusing on the three breakthrough strategies to facilitate the attraction of investment and development, business and promote economic development, which is perfect institutional market economy as well as investment in infrastructure development and training human resources, especially human resources quality.
Vietnam also continues to ensure political and social stability and protects the legitimate rights and legality of investors, including domestic and foreign; and continue to improve the rule of law, ensure and promote strong democratic liberties of the people, both economically and politically.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has listened and directly answered many of the questions of businesses, Australian investors relating to prospects, opportunities to promote and strengthen comprehensive partnerships between Vietnam and Australia especially to promote cooperation in the field of competitive advantage, such as mining, energy, chemicals, agriculture, finance, banking, education and high quality services.
Government of Vietnam also supports Australian businesses involved in the process of restructuring the economy of Vietnam, especially in the strong field of Australia such as energy, telecommunications infrastructure, education – training, agricultural business and finance.
Finding the right business partner in Vietnam is also important. We recommend doing research on the reputation of the company and individual shareholders, corporate or individual, gathering publicly available company information, and performing background checks on key personnel to find potential risks in cooperation. Working with a reliable partner can help achieve economic benefits, saving time and money in business.