|Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chairs the last monthly government meeting of 2018.
Vietnam earned an export surplus of US$7 billion this year and has seen positive results in other economic sectors, he noted.
At the meeting, cabinet members compared notes on drafting revised laws on Vietnamese guest workers and administrative violations, a revised ordinance on preferential policies for revolutionary contributors.
They also dilated on reports on the implementation of the Government’s Action Program to implement the Party Central Committee’s three resolutions on growth model reform, growth quality, labour productivity and the economy’s competitiveness.
The resolutions also focus on refining the socialist-oriented market economic institutions, and turning the private economy into a driving force of the socialist-oriented market economy, and carrying out the National Assembly’s resolution on an economic restructuring plan for 2016-2020.
The meeting reviewed all preparations for the cabinet meeting with localities slated for December 28 in a bid to work out the Party Central Committee and legislature’s resolutions on socio-economic development and external relations plans for 2019.
Concerning the report that 152 Vietnamese tourists fled in Taiwan, China, Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports, and Tourism Le Quang Tung said that the Ministry detected a ring illegally sending Vietnamese people overseas as tourists. The Ministry has sent the information gathered to the Ministry of Public Security for further investigation.