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SBV Governor: non-cash payment booming

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SBV Governor: non-cash payment booming

The number of transactions using new modes of payment has seen strong surges this year, Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam Le Minh Hung reported to the National Assembly during the Question-and-Answer session on November 1.

Vietnam strives to reduce cash payment proportion

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Vietnam strives to reduce cash payment proportion

The Vietnamese Government plans to reduce the cash payment proportion to less than 10 percent by 2020 and 8 percent by 2025, which can be done by expanding the network of automatic teller machines (ATMs) and points of sale (POS) nationwide.

Experts: Non-cash payments need support

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Experts: Non-cash payments need support

The Government should create an ecosystem and suitable environment for new products and services as well as pioneer their use to promote the development of contactless payment methods. This could be a foundation for building e-government in Vietnam.

SBV to continue flexibly managing monetary, fiscal policies

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SBV to continue flexibly managing monetary, fiscal policies

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) will continue managing monetary policy in an active, cautious and flexible manner and combine with other fiscal and macro-economic policies to control inflation, ensure credit institutions’ liquidity, stabilise monetary and foreign exchange markets.

Hanoi to develop non-cash payments

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Hanoi to develop non-cash payments

The Hanoi People’s Committee recently issued a plan to develop non-cash payments, urging all supermarkets and restaurants to put in place cashless payment devices or systems by 2020.

Banks battle Tet ATM overload

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Banks battle Tet ATM overload

As demand for cash withdrawals at ATMs doubles or triples around the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday, banks are recommending customers use electronic payment or scan their cards at POS machines or use quick response (QR) codes instead of withdrawing cash at ATMs.

HCM City tops State budget revenue target

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HCM City tops State budget revenue target

Total State budget revenue in HCM City reached 347.98 trillion VND (15.32 billion USD) in 2017, slightly more than the year’s target, and up 13.5 percent compared to 2016, according to the city’s State Treasury.