Within the framework of APEC event 2017, Vietnam Business Summit 2017 themed “Vietnam: We mean business” was celebrated in the morning of 07 November 2017 at Ariyana Convention Centre, Da Nang City with the participation of Vietnamese leaders at ministry, department and local level, representatives of prestigious international organizations, scholars and 2,000 buisness leaders in the country, Asia-Pacific and international area. Speaking at the conference, the Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc affirmed being determined to build an action, developmental tectonic government that served people and business; being proactive in the international integration and supporting strongly the free global trade. Both two speakers as visitors of the conference – Mrs. Victoria Kwakwa, World Bank’s Vice President for East Asia – Pacific and Mr. Philipp Roesler, the managing director of World Economic Forum (WEF) reckoned that in the last time, Vietnam had achieved much progress in enhancing the national competing capability, developing the infrastructure, alleviating the poverty and protecting the environment. At the same time, they expressed their belief that Vietnam would keep developing and become a destination to attract investors in the future.

On 08 November 2017, the Law Committee of the National Assembly celebrated the consultation about the law project on special administrative – economic units at Dien Hong meeting room, the House of Parliament. It is presided by the Chairman of the Law Committee- Mr. Nguyen Khac Dinh; Minister of Planning and Investment- Mr. Nguyen Chi Dung and Minister of Home Affairs- Mr. Le Vinh Tan. The objective of the consultation is to provide more information, exchange, more clarify some important contents in order to serve the discussion at Team and at the Meeting-hall about the law project, as well as letting localities to present more clearly about the Project of establishing special administrative – economic units.

During the conference “Meeting of Japan – Southern Central Region 2017”, on October 07, Khanh Hoa province organized a field trip for Japanese partcipants to visit the south of Van Phong Economic Zone. The aim of the trip is to introduce the strengths and potential of Van Phong Economic Zone as well as the strengths, industry orientation of Bac Van Phong special administrative – economic zone. At the field study, Mr. Hoang Dinh Phi- the chairman of The management board of Van Phong Economic Zone introduced some large projects that are located in the south area including: Nam Van Phong general port (30,000- 70,000 DWT), Ninh Thuy industrial zone, Van Phong 01 Thermal Power Plant, Nam Van Phong Petrochemical Complexes, Van Phong Bonded Petroleum Terminal… Besides that, he hoped that Japanese investors would study the opportunities to invest and execute the projects in the economic zone, especially in the area of Doc Da Trang.
On October 06, 2017, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Khanh Hoa Provincial People’s Committee organized the conference “Meeting of Japan – Southern Central region 2017” at Nha Trang City, Khanh Hoa Province. There are around 300 participants who are representatives from the ministries, central sectors, leaders of 7 provinces in the Southern Central Region, especially the presence of Japanese Ambassador in Vietnam, the Japan Business Association and many Japanese enterprises in Vietnam.