Local government: More transparent but not enough
10:47 | 19/07/2019 Finance - Banking
(VEN) - The recently announced 2018 Provincial Open Budget Index (POBI) report shows positive changes in Vietnamese localities in this field. Vietnam Economic News’ Thanh Tam spoke with Associate Professor, Dr. Vu Sy Cuong, leader of the Budget Transparency Coalition’s research team, about these changes.
Vietnam, donors seek ways to reverse loan disbursement drop
11:05 | 11/07/2019 Finance - Banking
(VEN) - The disbursement of official development assistance (ODA) and preferential loans provided by six donors - the World Bank (WB), the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), the Export-Import Bank of Korea (KEXIM), the French Development Agency (AFD) and the KfW Development Bank - has slowed markedly in recent years.
Vietnam, UK share experience in finance
09:25 | 09/07/2019 Finance - Banking
Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond held a working session in London on July 3 with Vietnamese Finance Minister Dinh Tien Dung, who led a delegation from the Finance Ministry and the State Securities Commission of Vietnam (SSC) on a working visit to the UK from July 2 to 7.
CPTPP tariff cuts to benefit 300 export goods
08:34 | 04/07/2019 Finance - Banking
(VEN) - The Ministry of Finance has submitted to the government a draft decree on preferential export tariffs and special preferential import tariffs under the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) for the 2019-2022 period.