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Debate over amendment of Circular 01

 In January 2021, the State Bank of Vietnam submitted a draft amendment to the Ministry of Finance for some changes to Circular 01/2020, asking credit institutions to restructure the time limit for debt payment, exemption, reducing of interest and fees, and keeping the debt group intact to support customers affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. 
The State Bank of Vietnam set the daily reference exchange rate at VND 23,125 per US$ on February 22. (Photo: VNA)

Reference exchange rate down on February 22

The State Bank of Vietnam set the daily reference exchange rate at VND23,125 per USD on February 22, down VND9 from the last working day of previous week (February 19).