Vietnam shares its experience of economic development towards social justice | Policy

Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh speaks during the meeting. (Photo: VNA)

New York (VNA) Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh
shared Vietnam’s experience in economic development towards social justice during a Sustainability Impact Meeting organized by the World Economic Forum in New York on September 23.

The event took place during the High Level Week of the 77th United Nations General Assembly.

Addressing a discussion on promoting inclusive trade, Minh highlighted the message that international trade not only serves the purpose of pure economic growth, but must also ensure environmental sustainability and inclusive benefits for all.

In order to equitably share trade benefits, the Vietnamese representative proposed several priorities to promote inclusive trade through public-private cooperation, in which people and companies play a central role.

It is necessary to develop a comprehensive, reciprocal and coherent trade policy between green, digital and inclusive trade, and to continue to promote the indispensable role of the rules-based, free, fair, transparent and inclusive multilateral trading system, he said. he noted.

From the perspective of an economy that has signed up to 15 bilateral and multilateral free trade agreements (FTAs), including new generation agreements with high labor and environmental standards, Minh said the an important lesson Vietnam has learned is not to sacrifice social progress. and justice, and the environment to pursue pure economic growth.

Many delegates attending the event also shared Vietnam’s development views and appreciated Minh’s proposals in promoting inclusive trade.

WEF Director General Mirek Dusek said Vietnam is an important part of global trade as well as the global supply chain.

He said that Vietnam has not only made great achievements in eradicating hunger and alleviating poverty, but also made many positive contributions in the field of environmental protection and response to climate change. climate change, thus becoming a model for other nations to follow./.