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Socio-economic matters dominate parliament session

Politics

Socio-economic matters dominate parliament session

Lawmakers continued their discussions on the implementation of the socio-economic development plan and state budget in 2017, as well as orientations and measures for 2018 on November 1 as part of the ongoing fourth sitting of the 14th National Assembly.

APEC 2017 Finance Ministers’ Meeting wraps up

World

APEC 2017 Finance Ministers’ Meeting wraps up

The 24th APEC Finance Ministers’ Meeting – the most important event of the APEC Finance Ministers Process - closed in Hoi An ancient city in the central province of Quang Nam on October 21 after issuing a joint ministerial statement.

Vietnam, US seek stronger financial cooperation

Business

Vietnam, US seek stronger financial cooperation

Vietnam expects the US to accelerate the ratification of an agreement on double taxation avoidance and facilitate negotiations for a governmental agreement on cooperation and assistance between customs agencies, said a high-ranking official.

Proposal on environmental tax hike rejected

Business

Proposal on environmental tax hike rejected

The National Assembly Standing Committee has not approved the Ministry of Finance’s proposal to almost triple the environmental protection tax on oil and gas consumption, citing potential harm to consumers.

Oxford Group issues Vietnam report

Business

Oxford Group issues Vietnam report

Vietnam’s steady transition to a liberalised economy is the subject of a wide-ranging analysis in a new report by the global research and consultancy firm Oxford Business Group (OBG).