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The Prime Minister chaired a round-table discussion with 

network of Vietnamese scholars world-wide

( - On the afternoon of December 13, the Roundtable Conference "Prime Minister with the Global Network of Experts on Vietnam Development" co-organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Vietnam Initiative Group took place at Hanoi. Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired the Conference.


Attending the Conference were Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue, leaders of ministries, branches, research and advisory agencies, networks of experts and scholars at home and abroad.

This is one of the many policy consultations for the Government with the participation of a large number of international experts and Vietnamese intellectuals from abroad organized, actively contributing to creating an important dialogue channel for intellectuals. Vietnam contributes critical comments to the Government's policy making and administration process.

The conference discussed three topics: positioning Vietnam in the global production chain and value chain; industrial policies for Vietnam in the coming period; remove growth bottlenecks and develop tectonics. These are issues that Vietnam is very interested in promoting but the implementation process still faces many obstacles and difficulties.

Speaking at the Conference, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said that the Government always tries to listen with the spirit of praying for the opinions of the people, experts, scientists and businesses. Today's life, inadequate issues to have coping solutions for sustainable development ”.

“I am impressed by the speeches today, first of all about the structural analysis model of the GS economy. Hausmann. Especially, the statement about GS's industrialization policy. Tran Van Tho. Then the bottlenecks in the economic system of Assoc. Tran Ngoc Anh, ”said the Prime Minister.

“I would love to hear more from GS. Ngo Bao Chau and I know that the Math Institute has many practical activities. We want to hear about the use of math in economic analysis. I would also like to hear more from Assoc. Andreas Hauskrecht, expert on international finance, forecasts of world financial and monetary situation and suggestions for Vietnam ”, said the Prime Minister and said that the Government respects and will continue to spend much more time listening to expert opinions and "our discussion will last longer than just over 2 hours".

The Prime Minister expressed his delight at the opinion of experts who said that in the difficult situation, Vietnam still has a big room for growth. That reinforces the belief that if you are determined to act and organize well, it will bring about good results. From this idea, the Government will absorb to make more appropriate and effective policy adjustments.

In the spirit of listening and acting, the Prime Minister asked the Government Office to coordinate with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Vietnam Initiative Group to build a channel to mobilize international knowledge sources in combination with domestic knowledge sources to regularly support the Government in policy advice and information sharing within the legal framework. Activities need specific, practical results.

Ministry of Industry and Trade can discuss further with the research team of Prof. Hausmann, Prof. Tran Van Tho, Associate Professor Tran Ngoc Anh and other experts in industry and trade to assess economic restructuring associated with participation. There is a shift in the production network and global value chains of Vietnam's economy and industrialization policies. Report to the Government on Vietnam's annual progress.

The Prime Minister endorsed Professor Tran Ngoc Anh's way of asking to remove bottlenecks and asked the Ministry of Home Affairs to preside with relevant agencies to study public administration grading models thoroughly. "Everything needs to be quantified, not able to say enthusiastically in general," the Prime Minister emphasized and assigned the Government Office and the Ministry of Home Affairs to coordinate with the Vietnam Initiative Group to build a national evaluation system. for the Government.

“As the head of the Government, I emphasize that the Party and State of Vietnam always welcome, pray and expect to receive the contributions and support of scientists and experts both in and out of Vietnam. foreign. And this is just the opening meeting. I look forward to a closer, more specific, more frequent cooperation so that from your opinions, we will acquire, build, repair and supplement institutional and policy issues. Currently, contributing to the development of Vietnam, ”the Prime Minister expressed.

Additional information:

At the conference, Professor Ricardo Hausmann, Professor at Harvard University, gave an impressive presentation on the model of structural analysis of the economy through an assessment of the diversity of production capacity, the complexity of exports and a strong link with a country's growth. This model not only assesses by industry and goods but also helps to assess advantages by region and locality, thereby contributing to the "knowledge" of input to the process of making policy, development strategies of industries and goods. , rational regional and regional planning to enhance the competitiveness of the economy on all three national, business and product levels.

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