According to the latest announcement by the UK government on July 3, “From July 10, 2020, unless they have visited or stopped in any other country or territory in the preceding 14 days, passengers arriving from the list of 54 countries and territories will not be required to self-isolate on arrival.” … [Read more...] about UK offers isolation exemption for 59 countries, including Vietnam
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Jakarta (VNA) – Indonesia is preparing to offer 900.4 trillion Rp (62.35 billion USD) worth of sovereign debt papers (SBN) in the second half of the year as debt financing swells significantly to fund the country’s coronavirus response, Jakarta Post reported. The Indonesian government had raised 630.5 trillion Rp worth of SBN as of June this year, including 2.5 billion USD from a three-tranche global sukuk (sharia-compliant bond) last month, according to the coountry's Finance Ministry’s financing strategy and portfolio director, Riko Amir. President Joko Widodo signed in June Perpres No. 72/2020, a presidential regulation that regulates an increase in state spending and a widening state budget deficit amid Indonesia’s fight against the coronavirus pandemic. The Indonesian government now officially states that the 2020 state budget deficit is expected to reach 1.03 quadrillion Rp or 6.34 percent of gross domestic product (GDP). A previous presidential … [Read more...] about Indonesia to offer 62.3 billion USD in bonds in H2 to finance coronavirus fight
Jakarta (VNA) – The Indonesian Finance Ministry announced on July 3 that the country has raised 100 billion JPY (930 million USD) from the issuance of five-tranche Samurai bonds to offset the national budget deficit and fund the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In its statement, the ministry said this is the first issuance of the sovereign Japanese yen in 2020 and the first issuance from an Asian country since the pandemic hit. The money raised will be used to finance the budget deficit, as well as fund COVID-19 relief and recovery efforts, it noted. The Indonesian government faces the daunting task of funding the budget deficit of 6.34 percent of gross domestic product this year, with 695.2 trillion Rp (49 billion USD) set aside to bolster its economy and strengthen its health care system. The government is planning to offer 900.4 trillion Rp worth of bonds in the second half of the year to fund the country’s response to the pandemic. It had raised 630.5 trillion … [Read more...] about Indonesia raises 930 mln USD in Samurai bonds to fund pandemic response
“What I hope is the best for Bali and ... all the tourists will come to Bali and everybody will be happy and healthy again,” Robin Tesselar, a Dutch citizen staying in Bali, told Reuters after attending the Besakih prayers. … [Read more...] about Bali holds mass prayers for reopening from coronavirus lockdown
The European-Viet Nam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is also expected to be approved by the 14th National Assembly in its ongoing ninth meeting. Under the agreement, tax imposed on exports from Viet Nam to EU will be eliminated as soon as EVFTA takes effect or shortly thereafter (maximum seven years). Thanks to the EVFTA, Viet Nam’s revenue from exports to the EU is forecast to surge by 44 per cent by 2030. … [Read more...] about Can Viet Nam could take advantage of new foreign investment strategies?