Overview

After a year of high inflation and geoeconomics tension testing the global economy, 2024 is viewed as a year full of uncertainties. Bloomberg Businessweek Vietnam’s The Year Ahead event seeks to provide a refreshing perspective on the global and regional economic landscape, where full of risks and opportunities waiting to be explored.
What will be the key growth drivers for Vietnam in 2024? Join us at “2024 Economy in focus” to help navigate the ever-changing environment and unveil hidden possibilities in the Year of the Dragon.
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8:00 - 12:30 | March 14, 2024

08:00

08:00 – 08:30, Thursday, Mar 14 (30 min)

Check-in & Welcome guests

08:45

08:45, Thursday, Mar 14

Opening Remarks

  • Nguyen Tran Tue, Chief Executive Officer, Beacon Asia Media Bloomberg Businessweek Vietnam

08:45

08:45 – 08:55, Thursday, Mar 14 (10 min)

2024 Economic in focus: Insights and Trends

The world is setting new rules by new leaders along with uncertainties. The global economic forecast is not over optimistic. Economic experts will provide insights into the prospects of the world economy and its impacts on the Vietnamese economy in 2024.
  • Jonathan Pincus, Senior International Economist, UNDP

08:55

08:55 – 09:05, Thursday, Mar 14 (10 min)

Long-term outlook for Vietnam

Vietnam’s economic growth is expected to reach 5% from 2023 to 2053. Will Vietnam’s pace be limited to that level? The high-level economist perspective from Bloomberg on the Southeast Asian region’s situation and Vietnam’s long-term economic prospects.
  • Tamara Henderson, Senior Economist, Bloomberg Economics

09:05

09:05 – 09:25, Thursday, Mar 14 (20 min)

2024 Economic in focus: Insights and Trends

The world is setting new rules by new leaders along with uncertainties. The global economic forecast is not over optimistic. Economic experts will provide insights into the prospects of the world economy and its impacts on the Vietnamese economy in 2024.
  • Jonathan Pincus, Senior International Economist, UNDP
  • Moderator: Soraya Permatasari, Senior Editor, Bloomberg News

09:30

09:30 – 10:15, Thursday, Mar 14 (45 min)

Vietnam navigating global economic headwinds

The global economic outlook is forecasted not too positive. To fully unleash its growth potential, Vietnam needs to enhance improvements in policies, international partnerships to expand its trade networks, and welcome foreign investment inflows.
  • Phan Duc Hieu, Permanent member of the National Assembly’s Economic Committee
  • Pham Thi Ngoc Thuy, Chief Executive Officer at Private Sector Development Committee & Vietnam Economic Forum (ViEF)’s Office
  • Michael Kokalari, Chief Economist, VinaCapital
  • Moderator: Tran Minh Ngan, Bloomberg Businessweek Vietnam

10:50

10:50 – 11:00, Thursday, Mar 14 (10 min)

Vietnam amid the reshaping of global trade

The global trade trend lead Vietnam in a new position in the supply chain shift. Vietnamese businesses need to urgently transform to stay ahead of this movement, including both skills and human resources.
  • Frederic Neumann, Chief Asia Economist and Co-head of Global Research Asia, HSBC

10:50

10:50 – 11:15, Thursday, Mar 14 (25 min)

The path of AI

If 2023 was AI’s breakout year, 2024 will be the year it becomes part and parcel of the world and Vietnam economy. AI tools are implemented across their firms, bringing with it vast changes. In this context, how should we plan for next year and beyond?
  • Bui Hai Hung, Chief Executive Officer, VinAI – VinGroup
  • Moderator: Tran Minh Ngan, Bloomberg Businessweek Vietnam

11:20

11:20 – 12:05, Thursday, Mar 14 (45 min)

Innovation and Sustainable Growth

Amidst the efforts toward sustainability, business leaders are eager to enhance competitiveness, while facing challenges in complying new regulations. This also drives innovation and scale best practices in sustainable business.
  • Kim Huat Ooi, Vice president in Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Operations and General Manager, Intel Vietnam
  • Bui Tien Dung, Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer, BenKon
  • Preben Elnef, Vice President LEGO Group and General Manager LEGO Manufacturing Vietnam
  • Moderator: Francesca Stevens, Executive Producer, Bloomberg News

12:30

12:30, Thursday, Mar 14

Closing Remarks

  • Henry Nguyen, Executive chairman, Beacon Asia Media Bloomberg Businessweek Vietnam

12:30

12:30 – 13:15, Thursday, Mar 14 (45 min)

Fireside Chat “Vietnam Ahead” (Invitation only)

Light lunch will be served during this section.

Agenda

8:00 - 12:30 | March 14, 2024
Thiskyhall Sala, Ho Chi Minh City

2024 Economic in focus: Insights and Trends

Insights on the global economic outlook for 2024 and how it will affect Vietnam.
  • Jonathan Pincus, Senior International Economist, UNDP
  • Moderator: Ms. Soraya Permatasari, Senior Editor, Bloomberg

Long-term outlook for Vietnam

View on the ASEAN geoeconomics and Vietnam’s long term outlook.
  • Tamara Henderson, Senior Economist, Bloomberg Economics

Vietnam navigating global economic headwinds

Solutions to help Vietnam maintain its growth momentum in such an uncertain year like 2024.
  • Phan Duc Hieu, Permanent member of the National Assembly’s Economic Committee
  • Pham Thi Ngoc Thuy, Chief Executive Officer at Private Sector Development Committee & Vietnam Economic Forum (ViEF)’s Office
  • Moderator: Ms. Tran Minh Ngan, Bloomberg Businessweek Vietnam

Vietnam amid the reshaping of global trade

Insights on the evolution of friend-shoring strategies and the position of Vietnam among supply chain shifts.
  • Frederic Neumann, Chief Asia Economist and Co-head of Global Research Asia, HSBC

Innovation and Sustainable Growth

The ways that innovation and clean tech can help Vietnam achieve its sustainable development goals.
  • Kim Huat Ooi, Vice president in Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Operations and General Manager, Intel Vietnam
  • Nguyen Huu Phuoc Nguyen, Chief Executive Officer, Selex Motors
  • Preben Elnef, Vice President LEGO Group and General Manager LEGO Manufacturing Vietnam

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Enjoy 25% off the standard ticket price. Available up to 50 tickets.

  • Access to all mainstage programs 
  • Tea-break 
  • 12-month subscription package of Phat trien Xanh – Bloomberg Businessweek Vietnam
  • Access to the event-related documents (both online & offline)
  • Unique on-site experiences exclusively for in-person attendees.

VND 7,500,000 /Ticket

VND 10,000,000 /Ticket

In-Person Group Pass

Enjoy 40% off the standard group ticket price. Available up to 50 tickets (minimum of 2 passes per order, maximum of 5 passes per order).

  • Access to all mainstage programs 
  • Tea-break 
  • 12-month subscription package of Phat trien Xanh – Bloomberg Businessweek Vietnam
  • Access to the event-related documents (both online & offline)
  • Unique on-site experiences exclusively for in-person attendees.

If you’d like to purchase more than 5 passes,
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