NA deputies worked in groups and gave opinions on eight groups of major solutions to socio-economic development and State budget in the remaining half of the year, at the August 4 session of the 13 th NA in Hanoi .

They reached consensus on assessments of the socio-economic situation in the second half of the year and solutions put forward by the Government.

In the Hanoi group, Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee Pham Quang Nghi mentioned how to
effectively stabilise commodities prices.

Issues relating to monetary policy attracted various opinions. NA deputy from Hanoi Nguyen Thi Nguyet Huong worried about enterprises’ difficulties in the context of rising loan interest rates.

Meanwhile, deputy from central Thanh Hoa province Dinh La Thang said the Government had put forward the best solutions to fulfil socio-economic targets in the remaining months of the year.

It is likely to reach these targets when all branches, enterprises and all fields as well as the entire people implement the solutions.

NA deputies also reviewed the implementation of the socio-economic development plan and the State budget in the first half of the year./.