CARI Briefing “ASEAN 2020 Outlook and Vietnam’s ASEAN Chairmanship 2020 “

KUALA LUMPUR, Vietnam, as the ASEAN Chair for 2020, will focus on enhancing ASEAN solidarity, economic integration and identity while being more responsive by promoting ASEAN pro-activeness, under the ASEAN 2020 theme, Cohesive and Responsive.

The key agenda for Vietnam this year includes boosting intra-ASEAN trade and investment through regional dialogues and discussions; the development of the circular economy through a best practices sharing platform; and the development of a Digital Integration Index to monitor and improve the key areas under the ASEAN Digital Integration Framework.