|Vietnamese Deputy Finance Minister Đỗ Hoàng Anh Tuấn at the 11th ASEAN Finance Minister’s Investor Seminar in Jakarta. — Photo Hoàng Hải|Viet Nam News
JAKARTA - Finance ministers from ASEAN member nations gathered at a seminar in Jakarta, Indonesia, on November 15 to discuss investment opportunities in the region.
Themed “ASEAN: Dynamic, Resilient and Inclusive Growth”, the 11th ASEAN Finance Minister’s Investor Seminar (AFMIS) brought together the ASEAN finance ministers and investors in and outside the region.
Addressing the plenary session, Vietnamese Deputy Finance Minister Đỗ Hoàng Anh Tuấn shared his views on challenges facing Việt Nam and other regional countries and put forth possible solutions to the issues.
These measures include the promotion of regional and international integration and economic reform to boost competitiveness and attract investment in the long term, which were widely supported officials and investors at the event.
He also mentioned three major challenges of the global economy, which consist of its uncertain recovery from a periodical downturn, political instability and climate change impacts.
Right after the opening ceremony, heads of the delegation held a dialogue with investors.
ASEAN is now the 7th biggest economy in the world with a combined GDP of US$2,500 billion and a population of more than 600 million. — VNS