PM instructs preparation for upcoming festive season

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has recently given some instructions for market preparation during the end of the year and the upcoming lunar New Year.
The Government ordered the State Bank of Vietnam to continue to run a proactive, flexible and prudent monetary policy to create favorable conditions and meet credit demand for manufacturing and business activities; the Ministry of Industry and Trade to focus on instructing and resolving difficulties and entanglements in industrial manufacturing development.

Provinces are ordered to have solutions to prepare supply of essential goods for people, especially people in remote and rural areas, border and island regions and areas affected by natural disasters and floods in order to ensure no increase in prices of food and foodstuffs. The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development is instructed to collaborate with the Ministry of Industry and Trade to have solutions to stabilize the price of pork at year’s end, not to let a shortage of pork happen, causing hikes in prices.

The Government also asked the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs to do well social welfare policy and take care of underprivileged people during Tet holidays; the Ministry of Transportation to have solutions of ensure road traffic safety during the year’s end and serve best travelling demand of people during lunar New Year; the Ministry of Public Security to actively carry out measures to prevent crimes and law violations, strictly punish violations, intensify fire and explosion prevention work and ensure traffic order and safety.

By Lam Nguyen – Translated by Bao Nghi

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