Petrol subsidization fund remains US$178 million

The remaining amount of money of the petrol price subsidization fund totaled VND3,970 (US$178 million) as of December 31, 2015, reported the Ministry of Finance yesterday.

In a public announcement on the use of the fund last year, the ministry said businesses contributed VND1,206 billion (US$54.12 million) to the fund in the fourth quarter. Of these, zero dong has been used.

Interest from the remaining amount of the fund is VND5 billion (US$224,336).

By Ngoc Quang – Translated by Hai Mien

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