A garment factory in Pho Noi A Industrial Park, Hung Yen province (Photo: VNA)

Payment deadline extension proposed for over US$3 bln in taxes

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has proposed the payment deadlines for VND80.2 trillion (US$3.4 billion) in taxes be extended to support enterprises, business households and individuals doing business that are directly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Only 10 percent of ODA, concessional loans disbursed in eight months

Only 10 percent of ODA, concessional loans disbursed in eight months

According to the Ministry of Finance, by August 30, 2019, disbursement of official development aid (ODA) and foreign concessional loans was merely at VND6.48 trillion, accounting for 10.7 percent of the target of VND60 trillion, set by the National Assembly of Vietnam (NA).
Petrol prices sharply increase

Petrol prices sharply increase

The prices of fuel in Vietnam unexpectedly jumped on April 2 under the order from the ministries of Finance and Industry and Trade.
Petrol prices kept steadily

Petrol prices kept steadily

The ministries of Finance and Industry and Trade ordered fuel businesses to keep petrol prices unchanged for a three-consecutive time in the fuel price control meeting on February 15.
Paddy, rice prices remain stable

Paddy, rice prices remain stable

According to the Price Management Department under the Ministry of Finance, reports by some finance departments showed that the prices of paddy and rice in the north in January were basically stable compared to December last year.