Call for Papers International Conference “Developing border trade: international experience and implications for vietnam”

The University of Economics and Business, Vietnam National University - Hanoi will hold the international conference “Developing Border Trade: International Experience and Implications for Vietnam” in September 2016.

The conferences is co-funded by Program "Science and Technology for the Sustainable Development of the Northwest Region", Vietnam National University - Hanoi and Friedrich Naumann Stiftung Für Die Freiheit (FNF), aiming at strengthening the academic and practical exchanges and providing a forum for scholars and practitioners on the followings:

- The experience of countries in developing border trade.

- Implications for Vietnam to develop border trade with neighboring countries including China, Laos and Cambodia.

1. Tentative Date:  September 2016

2. Conference venue: R.801, E4 Building, 144 Xuan Thuy Street, Cau Giay District, Hanoi.

3. Conference themes

We welcome experts, researchers, scholars and practitioners to contribute papers to the conference on the followings themes:

  • The experience of countries in developing border trade in goods and services.
  • The experience of countries in managing border trade, e.g. point of view, policies, laws, and incentives to develop border trade
  • The factors that impact the development of border trade
  • The difficulties and challenges that countries face in the process of developing border trade
  • The forms of cooperation to promote the development of border trade between countries
  • The forms and models of developing and managing border trade
  • Border trade supporting services
  • The articles should focus (but not limited to) on the following countries, regions and organizations:

+ The American region: USA, Mexico, Canada, and Latin American countries

+ The European region: Germany, France, and Russia

+ The Asian region: China, Thailand, Laos, and Cambodia

+ The international organizations: Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS), WB, ADB, and IMF.

4. Deadline, structure and format of the paper

  • Submission of abstract and full paper: before 5th September 2016

  • Notice of acceptance: before 15th September 2016

  • Submission of revised paper at the request of the organizers: before 20th September 2016
  • The length of the paper should be between 4,000 - 6,000 words (not including the list of references) and must include:

+ Title

+ Abstract

+ Results and discussions

+ Conclusion

+ List of references

  • The paper can be in Vietnamese or English, and must have abstract in both Vietnamese and English.
  • Times New Roman font, size 13, line spacing 1.2, top 2.5 cm, bottom 2.5 cm, left 3.5 cm, right 2 cm, in A4 and Word format.

5. Contacts  

We welcome all contributed papers for this international conference. The selected articles will be published in the ISBN Proceedings of the Conference.

Please send the abstracts and the full papers to:

1) MA. Nguyen Thi Minh Phuong

Faculty of International Business and Economics

Tel: + 84 - 4 - 3754 7506 (ext: 407)

Mobile: 01232032009


2) MA. Nguyen Thi Thanh Mai

Faculty of International Business and Economics

Tel: + 84 - 4 - 3754 7506 (ext: 407)

Mobile: 097 570 1257



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