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Public investment hits five-year high

Public investment hits five-year high

Public investment in August and the first eight months of this year increased 45.4% and 30.4% year-on-year, respectively, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

Minister calls on northern localities to use ODA selectively

Minister calls on northern localities to use ODA selectively

Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung urged localities on August 26 to not use Official Development Assistance (ODA) loans next year for projects where funding can be mobilised from the private sector or domestic sources.

Experts believe CPI in 2020 will be kept under control

Experts believe CPI in 2020 will be kept under control

VOV.VN - Despite the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Vietnam’s inflation for 2020 is projected to fall between 3.5-3.9% to ensure social security and stabilise local people's lives, experts say.

Vietnam GDP growth likely to reach 3.8% this year

Vietnam GDP growth likely to reach 3.8% this year

VOV.VN - The COVID-19 pandemic is expected to take its continued toll on the global economy in the second half of the year, but thanks to the disease brought under control in Vietnam, the national economy is projected to grow by 3.8% in 2020.

Government chief: Experts should offer advice on investment attraction

Government chief: Experts should offer advice on investment attraction

VOV.VN - Along with solutions aimed at improving the business investment environment, it is necessary to devise plans to attract further social investment, foreign direct investment, and private capital, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at a meeting of the National Financial and Monetary Policy Advisory Council in Hanoi on July 9.

Nearly US$7 million of public investment disbursed in six months

Nearly US$7 million of public investment disbursed in six months

Disbursement of public investment in the first six months of 2020 amounted to nearly VND156 trillion (US$6.73 million), fulfilling 33.1% of the plan set by the National Assembly and the Prime Minister, higher than the 28.56% recorded in the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

Macroeconomic stability key to stronger growth, says PM

Macroeconomic stability key to stronger growth, says PM

VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has requested that the nation’s various ministries, agencies, and localities make greater efforts to maintain macroeconomic stability in the post novel coronavirus (COVID-19) period, paving the way for greater socio-economic development.

HCM City supports workers, businesses affected by COVID-19

HCM City supports workers, businesses affected by COVID-19

The southern economic hub of Ho Chi Minh City has spent VND465 billion (US$20.2 million) supporting more than 336,550 business households and employees seriously affected COVID-19, according to Director of the municipal Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Le Minh Tan.

Vietnam takes first ever measures to kick-start ailing economy

Vietnam takes first ever measures to kick-start ailing economy

VOV.VN - For the first time Vietnam is launching a series of relief packages worth approximately VND600 trillion (US$25 billion) to get the national economy back on track after being badly affected by the novel coronavirus epidemic (COVID-19).

Top priority given to post-COVID-19 economic recovery, says PM

Top priority given to post-COVID-19 economic recovery, says PM

VOV.VN - Addressing a regular Cabinet meeting held in Hanoi on May 5, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc stressed the urgent need to revitalise the economy which has been badly affected by the effects of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and to keep it on a positive growth trajectory.

Government chief urges no letup in fight against COVID-19

Government chief urges no letup in fight against COVID-19

VOV.VN - Despite a fall in the number of positive novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases over the past two days, every citizen should remain vigilant whilst carrying out preventative measures in line with proposed regulations, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at a cabinet meeting on COVID-19 prevention and control in Hanoi on April 6.

Public investment disbursement conference slated for April

Public investment disbursement conference slated for April

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed with the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI)’s proposal on a national online conference on speeding up public investment disbursement in 2020, which is set to take place late April.

PM orders acceleration of disbursement of public funds

PM orders acceleration of disbursement of public funds

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has demanded ministries, sectors and localities to take stronger actions to speed up the disbursement of the public investment capital plan for 2019, as the disbursement so far is at a critically low level.