Prioritised orientations in ASEAN economic pillar in 2020 unveiled
Three prioritised orientations in the economic
pillar of ASEAN in 2020 was revealed during the first meeting of ASEAN
Senior Economic Officials in 2020 (SEOM 1/51), which is underway in Hanoi
from January 12-14.
Heads of delegations at the the first meeting of ASEAN
Senior Economic Officials in 2020 (SEOM 1/51) (Photo: VNA)
The event, organised by Vietnam’s Ministryof
Industry and Trade and relevant agencies, is among important events in the
economic pillar during the year Vietnam holds the ASEAN Chairmanship.
In line with the year’s theme of “Cohesiveand
Responsive”, the three orientations call for bolstering intra-regionaleconomic
linkage and connectivity; promoting partnership for peace andsustainable
development; and improving adaptability and operational efficiencyof the
Based on the orientations, Vietnam has devisedand
gathered initiatives, priorities and cooperation plans to discuss andconsult
with other ASEAN countries at the SEOM 1/51.
The country has put forward 14 draft initiativesto
ensure that in 2020, ASEAN will continue promoting the building of
aneconomic community that plays a central role in regional and