Ho Chi Minh City's state budget collection for the first four months of the year amounted to 98.146 trillion (4.51 billion USD), increasing by 9.63 percent year-on-year.

The sum satisfied 36.93 percent of the city's yearly target, according to the City's Finance Department.

Domestic collection amounted to 57.946 trillion (2.66 billion USD), collection from crude oil was 8.7 trillion VND (400.2 million USD), and collection from import - export activities was 31.5 trillion VND (1.44 billion USD).

The city's budgetary expenses for the first four months were 11.716 trillion VND (539 million USD).-VNA