The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) between ASEAN (including Vietnam) and its 05 partners, (China, South Korea, Japan, Australia and New Zealand) was signed in November 2020 and expected to take effect in early 2022. Being the largest free trade agreement (FTA) in the world and including Vietnam's top trade and FDI partners, RCEP is expected to have great impacts on Vietnam’s economy in general and business activities in particular.

In order to help the businesses find out about RCEP's progress, core commitments and potential impacts, with the support of the Aus4Reform Program - Australian Embassy in Vietnam, the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) will coordinate with the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) to organize:

Virtual Conference
What businesses need to know

         Time:           9:00 – 11:00  Friday, November 5, 2021 

         Address:    Online at Facebook fanpage and YouTube channel of Center for WTO and International Trade – VCCI

         (Link of the Virtual Conference in Vietnamese: [Facebook] [Youtube]
          For English: [Facebook 

         Languages:  Vietnamese (English translation available)

Conference participants (both offline and online) will be presented with a Business Handbook “A Summary of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)” – A publication summarizing RCEPs core commitments compiled by VCCI with the support of the Aus4Reform Program.

Some Pictures of the Conference:

Mr. Hoang Quang Phong – Vice President of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI)

Ms. Tran Thi Hong Minh - President of the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM),
Director of the Aus4Reform Program

Ms. Nguyen Thi Quynh Nga – Vice Director of the Multilateral Trade Policy Department, Ministry of Industry and Trade

Ms. Nguyen Thi Thu Trang – Director of the Center for WTO and International Trade, VCCI

Mr. Nguyen Anh Duong – Director of the Department for General Economic Issues and Integration Studies,
Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM)

For further information, please contact:

Center for WTO and International Trade - VCCI

9 Dao Duy Anh, Dong Da, Hanoi

Tel: 024 3577 1458


Documents of the Conference are attached below: