Vietnam: Da Nang Hosts International Accounting, Finance Conference

DA NANG, May 20 (Bernama) — Experience, initiatives and research outcomes in accounting and business administration were shared by over 200 experts from the UK, Japan and Vietnam during a conference in the central city of Da Nang on Friday, Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported.

The International Conference on Accounting and Finance (ICOAF 2016) was organised by the University of Economics of the University of Da Nang,

Japan’s Yokohama National University, and the Aston University and the Association Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) of the UK.

Participants heard 47 reports by experts, including six by those from Japan and the UK.

Participants discussed challenges facing the country in these fields and put forward measures and ideas for Vietnam’s accounting sector to meet its international integration requirements.

The reports focused on topics relating to business finance, banking, stock market, auditing, internal auditing, and quality of financial statements.

Vietnam’s accounting and auditing are underdeveloped in comparison with regional partners.

The country has focused on training human resources for the sector in a bid to meet international and regional standards.