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Announcing the Indo-Pacific Business Forum 2020

Office of the Spokesperson

The United States Government, in partnership with the Government of Vietnam, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and the U.S.-ASEAN Business Council, is sponsoring the third annual Indo-Pacific Business Forum in Hanoi, Vietnam on October 28-29. Participants attending from the United States will join the virtual conference on October 27-28.

The Forum advances a vision for the Indo-Pacific as a free and open region composed of nations that are independent, strong, and prosperous. Government and business leaders from the United States, Vietnam, and across the Indo-Pacific will discuss energy and infrastructure, the digital economy, market connectivity, health and economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, and U.S.-Indo-Pacific partnerships and commercial opportunities. The Forum will showcase high-impact private sector investment and government efforts to support market competition, job growth, and high-standard development for greater prosperity in the Indo-Pacific. The Forum will be conducted via a secure online conferencing platform, and there will be optional in-person participation in some events for attendees in Hanoi.

Journalists are invited to register to cover the event at

For further information, please visit the Indo-Pacific Business Forum website at:


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