HANOI, March 22 (Xinhua) -- The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) business conferences and forums will be in full swing in September and November, according to the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).
VCCI Chairman Vu Tien Loc was quoted by local Bao Quoc Te (International Newspaper) as saying on Wednesday that the APEC CEO summit and business activities will be chaired by his agency within the framework of the APEC Vietnam Year 2017.
Accordingly, there will be six functions taking place in the two months.
The series of meetings begin with a start-up forum in Vietnam's southern Ho Chi Minh City on Sept. 13, on the sidelines of the APEC Small and Medium Enterprises Ministerial Meeting, as well as an APEC female business forum in central Thua Thien-Hue province in the same month.
Other events are scheduled to run in Vietnam's central Da Nang in November, including the fourth meeting of the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) between Nov. 4-7, the APEC CEO summit between Nov. 8-10, a Vietnam trade and investment promotion forum on Nov. 8, and a dialogue between the ABAC and leaders of member economies on Nov. 10.