31st Sea Games - Vietnam 2021 Covid-19 Pandemic
PM wants to begin economic recovery plan this month
Government agencies are working on new stimulus packages to channel the capital flows into priority fields.
17:04, 2021/04/14
Vietnam to keep public debt at 60% of GDP in next 5 years
The government expects a budget deficit of $86.7 billion, or 3.7% of the GDP, in the next five-year period.
13:09, 2021/09/08
Vietnam Gov’t to borrow US$75 billion
In 2021, the government would borrow VND624.22 trillion (US$27.2 billion), including VND527.35 trillion (US$23 billion) from domestic source.
13:15, 2020/15/06
Vietnam targets fiscal deficit of 3.7% of GDP in next five years
By 2025, Vietnam’s public debt is projected at 47.5% of the revised GDP (which is 25.4% higher than current method of GDP’s calculation), or 60.4% of the level before being revised.
10:43, 2020/43/02
Vietnam GDP growth poised to rebound 8.1% in 2021: HSBC
While Vietnam is on track to witness the strongest growth in ASEAN this year, a weakening job market is the biggest risk to its economic recovery.
12:04, 2020/04/11
Vietnam could afford raising public debt to support post-Covid recovery
By the end of 2019, Vietnam’s public debt had significantly dropped to 55% of GDP from 63.7% in 2016.
12:50, 2020/50/15
Vietnam's foreign borrowings jump 1.6-fold to US$533 million in H1
The government is looking at loans and government bonds, among others, to meet growing demand of state expenditure.
18:00, 2020/00/09
Vietnam National Economic Advisory Council sees GDP growth at 3 – 4% in 2020
For this year and early 2021, the PM expects fiscal deficit and public debt could widen by an additional 3–4 percentages of GDP to provide more support for enterprises.
15:30, 2020/30/16
Vietnam fiscal deficit, public debt stay within limits set in 2016-2020 plan
In a worse scenario where GDP would expand 3.6% this year, Vietnam's fiscal deficit is forecast at 5.02% of GDP and public debt at 56.4%.
22:26, 2020/26/09
Reform state-owned enterprises to avoid a Covid-19 debt and investment crisis
State-owned enterprises supply energy, transport, and water to millions in Asia and the world. Managing them better will help consumers and governments alike.
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