HCMC Party Chief Nguyen Thien Nhan gives certificates of merit to representatives of 24 districts for well fulfilling their budget revenue mission in 2018 on January 3 (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC’s budget revenue beyond estimates in 2018

State budget revenue in HCMC reached VND378,543 billion (US$16.33 billion) in 2018, accounting for 100.47 percent of estimates and increasing 8.65 percent over the same period last year, reported director of the city Department of Finance Phan Thi Thang yesterday.

A garment plant in HCMC (Illustrative photo: SGGP)

Vietnam targets 6.4-6.8 percent GDP growth for 2018

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued a directive on socioeconomic development and budget estimates in 2018, setting a target of 6.4-6.8 percent Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate.