As the Thai economy is likely to continue to experience a slowdown in the remaining weeks of 2019, the Ministry of Finance has issued measures to stimulate the economy in late 2019. It has also proposed some projects to strengthen the local economy in the 2020 fiscal year.
Only nine state-owned enterprises (SOEs) were given the green light from the government for their equitisation plans this year, reported the Ministry of Finance (MoF).
The Ministry of Finance has recently sent Dispatch No.14813/BTC-CST to competent ministries and sectors, suggesting cutting import on chicken and pork products.
The Ministry of Finance inked a cooperation framework to strengthen infrastructure finance with the US Department of the Treasury in Hanoi on November 6.
Collection of the State budget between 2016 and 2020 is expected to meet the target of 6.8 quadrillion VND (nearly 293 billion USD), the Ministry of Finance (MoF) reported on October 21.
The Vietnamese Ministry of Finance (MoF) has said that Moody's Investors Service’s decision to place Vietnam’s Ba3 rating under review for downgrade due to delayed payments on an obligation of the Vietnamese Government was improper as the Government has never delayed meeting debt repayment obligations.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc will chair a conference on renovating and improving the operational efficiency of State-owned enterprises (SOEs), slated for late September or early October.
The State budget’s domestic revenue in the first eight months of 2019 is estimated at 808.8 trillion VND (34.8 billion USD), according to the Ministry of Finance.
The Ministry of Transport’s 58 billion USD plan for the North-South high speed railway faces daunting financial challenges, the Committee for Management of State Capital at Enterprises (CMSC) has said.
Insurance companies and their agents face stricter scrutiny as a number of Government decisions designed to regulate agents’ qualifications are set to take effect in November.
The General Department of Taxation (GDT) has proposed to erase 12 trillion VND (516 million USD) out of total 30 trillion VND irrecoverable tax debts.
The Ministry of Finance is building a draft scheme on the management of e-commerce activities for imports and exports.
The Ministry of Finance is proposing easier minimum capital requirements for casino investors, aiming to boost investment in special administrative-economic zones.
As of June, more than 500 containers of waste which failed to meet Vietnam’s import requirements had been re-exported this year, said the Vietnam Maritime Administration on August 11.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has assigned the Ministry of Finance to allocate 230,475 tonnes of rice from the national reserves for the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong in order to support locals during the between-crop period.
VOV.VN - The equitization of State-owned enterprises have remained sluggish, reaching only 28 per cent of the planned figure by July.
The retail price of E5RON92 dropped 377 VND to a maximum level of 19,902 VND per litre as from 15:00 on August 1.
From 17:00 of July 17, the retail price of RON95-III increased 718 VND to a maximum level of 21,235 VND per litre, while the ceiling price of bio-fuel E5 RON 92 was up 626 VND to 20,279 VND per litre.
About 745.4 trillion VND (32 billion USD) was collected for the State budget in the first half of 2019, equivalent to 52.8 percent of the year’s target and up 13.2 percent year on year, according to the Ministry of Finance (MoF).
VOV.VN - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in collaboration with the Vietnamese Ministry of Finance launched the USAID Trade Facilitation Program on July 10 with the aim of helping the country to improve customs procedures.