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
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Hanoi (VNA) - The PetroVietnam Gas Corporation (PV Gas), a subsidiary of the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam), reported nearly 27.6 trillion VND (1.18 billion USD) in revenue between January and May, more than 6 percent higher than its target for the period. Pre-tax profit stood at over 4.5 trillion VND, exceeding the target by 34 percent. It also contributed close to 2 trillion VND to the State budget, 62 percent higher than expected. According to PV Gas General Director Duong Manh Son, its operations were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic triggering a fall in oil prices. PV Gas has made every effort to sustain its business, reduce inventory, and clear several construction hurdles, he said. As such, the company produced and distributed nearly 3.8 billion cubic metres of gas in the first five months of this year, meeting its target. Production and distribution of LPG and condensate stood at 720,000 and 26,000 tonnes, respectively, 41 and 10 percent higher than targeted./. … [Read more...] about PV Gas’s Jan-May revenue surpasses goal despite pandemic
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
* Vo Tri Thanh is a senior economist at the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) and a member of the National Financial and Monetary Policy Advisory Council. The holder of a doctorate in economics from the Australian National University, Thanh mainly undertakes research and provides consultation on issues related to macroeconomic policies, trade liberalisation and international economic integration. Other areas of interest include institutional reforms and financial systems. … [Read more...] about Can Viet Nam could take advantage of new foreign investment strategies?