Thirdly, Viet Nam should not compete with other countries to court more foreign capital by only offering investment incentives, as this can distort resource allocation and will not have a meaningful impact in the long run. The country will be more attractive to foreign investors if it can correct its weaknesses and shortcomings, such as improving the capacity of capital absorbency, perfecting logistics infrastructure, upgrading workers’ skills and ability, and reforming institutions. … [Read more...] about Can Viet Nam could take advantage of new foreign investment strategies?
Budget collection in 2018 exceeded the estimate, budget spending was closely managed, budget overspending and public debt sharply decreased, thus helping to consolidate the national finance and strengthen the country’s capacity in coping with impacts from outside such as the COVID-19 pandemic, he said. … [Read more...] about Finance Minister clarifies socio-economic, budget issues
For those who are in the priority list by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs should receive privilege in entry procedures and the criteria for selection must be transparent, the Government Office noted, citing orientations of the PM. … [Read more...] about Vietnam plans to repatriate 14,000 more citizens
The news comes after Saigon Gold, Silver and Gemstone joint stock company quoted its gold price this morning at VND49.15 million per tael for selling and VND49.53 million per tael for buying, representing increases of VND110,000 and VND140,000, respectively, in comparison with the previous day’s prices. … [Read more...] about Gold prices climb to new peak of VND49.6 million per tael
This decision, made by the Party’s Politburo, is said to be justifiable. According to the Ministry of Finance’s estimate of budget spending in the first quarter of this year, current spending accounted for 72% of the total State budget, spending for development investment 18% and that for debt servicing 10%. Although payment for debt principle, about 17%, is left out of the budget balance sheet, it should be taken into consideration, too. … [Read more...] about Higher labor productivity: pay rise