Southeast Asia

Digital Economy Policy Roundtable No. 4:

Focus on Vietnam

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM (UTC-04:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Microsoft Teams Virtual Platform

In partnership with the U.S. Department of Commerce, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome you to our 4th virtual Digital Economy Policy Roundtable, focusing on Vietnam. This session will feature a U.S. government panel with remarks from:

Monica Gorman, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Manufacturing, Industry & Analysis, ITA

Krysten Jenci, Office Director of Digital Services Industries, ITA

Jim Curtis, Digital Attaché, ITA

Shannon Small, Economic Officer, U.S. Embassy in Hanoi

We will also include a private-sector panel with remarks from:

Virginia Foote, Chair, AmCham Hanoi

Priscilla Baek, Asia Pacific Lead, Google

TBD, Visa

Speakers will delve into Vietnam's digital economy and opportunities for U.S. companies. Furthermore, the discussion will underline how certain Vietnamese draft cyber and digital economy legislation can affect all sectors. We will include updates on Vietnam’s:

  1. Draft Personal Data Protection Decree
  2. Cross-border digital service tax (Draft Circular on the Law on Tax Administration and Decree 126 / ND-CP)
  3. Draft implementing regulations for Vietnam's Law on Cybersecurity
  4. Decree 72 - Draft Decree amending earlier Decrees covering the management, provision, and use of internet services and online information

This event will be off-the-record. Please register by Tuesday, May 4. Registrants will receive a Microsoft Teams videoconference link prior to the meeting. Please contact Javiera Gallardo ( with any questions.