Ho Chi Minh City collected over VND269.1 trillion (nearly US$11.6 billion) for the State budget in the January-September period, up 9.88% year on year.
Economic restructuring should be channelled more specifically to realise the socio-economic targets set by the National Assembly, not only for 2018 but also for the following years, said Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung.
The sixth session of the 14th National Assembly will open on October 22 and last through November 20, according to a draft schedule presented at the meeting of the NA Standing Committee on September 11.
The National Assembly Standing Committee began its 27th session on September 10 with a discussion of contentious issues in the draft revised anti-corruption law.
The National Assembly Standing Committee will convent its 27th meeting on September 10, with several important draft laws and reports on the agenda.
The State Audit has shown strong performance in auditing the restructuring of State-owned enterprises (SOE) since it involved in the work in 2011, with better results through years, contributing to making the national financial sector healthier.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired a meeting of permanent government members in Hanoi on August 28 to discuss the recent socio-economic performance, State budget, and public investment.
Enhancing safety and capacity are the top priorities for the railway sector as it receives a much-needed package of VND7 trillion (around US$308 million) from the State budget.
At the end of 2017, the percentage of poor households nationwide stood at 6.7, down 1.53 percent compared to the same period the previous year, said Vice Chairman of the Government’s Committee for Ethnic Affairs Phan Van Hung on August 14.
The important task of renovating and rebuilding dilapidated apartment buildings in Hanoi has faced several obstacles related to planning, land clearance, and profits for investors and residents, Ha Noi Moi (New Hanoi) newspaper has reported.
Revenue to the State budget totaled VND775 trillion (over US$32.2 billion) in the first seven months of this year, equivalent to 58.7% of the yearly estimate and up 13.4% year-on-year, said the Ministry of Finance on August 7.
Up to 3,794 houses have been built or upgraded for people who rendered services to the revolution in the northern province of Ha Nam.
Capital mobilisation by banks in Ho Chi Minh City exceeded VND2.135 quadrillion (about US$92 billion) as of early July, up 1.69% from the previous month and 13.83% year-on-year, said the municipal Department of Statistics.
For the first time, foreign invested enterprises’ revenue and specific contributions to Vietnam’s state budget have been revealed, with the electronics and garment-textile industries being their biggest earners.
The south central province of Phu Yen has effectively carried out its housing assistance policy for those who rendered their services to the nation, thus supporting many families of policy beneficiaries.
Ho Chi Minh City collected VND130.55 trillion (US$5.62 billion) for the budget in the first half of 2018, up 11.37% from a year earlier, according to the municipal Department of Taxation.
The total state budget revenue reached VND651.7 trillion (US$28.7 billion) in the first half of this year, equivalent to 49.4% of the estimate and up 14.3% year-on-year, Deputy Minister of Finance Huynh Quang Hai reported at a meeting in Hanoi on July 18.
The Ministry of Finance (MoF) must apply measures to curb year-on-year inflation in 2018 at below 3.7%-3.9%, said Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has reported some positive signs in handling 12 major loss-making projects, as some of them have managed to resume operation in the context of no more rescue capital from the State budget.
As many as 294 out of the 386 communes in Hanoi, or 76.16%, have been recognised as new-style rural areas, said the municipal steering board of the programme on agriculture development and new-style rural area construction for 2016-2020.