Debates Seminars and Round-table Conferences
Ifri Paris
from 09:00 to 11:00
This event is public
Duc Khuong NGUYEN, Oliver MASSMAN, Jean-Pierre CLING, Jean-Raphaël CHAPONNIERE

Reforming Vietnam’s Economy : The Role of New Strategic Partners

Vietnam, as one of the parties negotiating  the TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership), is expecting a signature of the mega free trade deal for the first half of 2015. The agreeement will represent a huge opportunity for the Vietnamese economy but will also trigger important domestic economic and industrial structural changes.This seminar will present and discuss the various reforms the Vietnamese government has tackled to modernise the country's economy, and the challenges that remain ahead.


Duc Khuong Nguyen, Professor of Finance and Deputy Director for Research, IPAG Business School and Research Associate, Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne, Paris 1 University

See the PPT of Duc Khuong Nguyen:


vneconomy_dkn.pptx, par celine_pajon


Oliver Massmann, Attorney at law, General Director, Duane Morris Vietnam LLC, Member of German Business Association, and Corporate Member, European Chamber of Commerce and Industry

See the PPT of Oliver Massmann:


omass_reforming_vietnams_economy_-_the_role_of_strategic_partners_02201_.ppt, par celine_pajon

Discutants :

Jean-Pierre Cling, Chargé de mission auprès du Directeur Général adjoint, Directorate-General for Globalization, Development and Partnerships, French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development

Jean-Raphaël Chaponnière, Associate researcher with Asia Centre and Asie21


Françoise Nicolas, Director, Center for Asian Studies, Ifri

This seminar is held in collaboration with the Vietnamese Embassy to France

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