State’s role in development discussed

Researchers, policy-makers and foreign donors on Dec. 10 gathered in Hanoi to discuss the state’s role in Vietnam’s future as the country’s long-term plan ends next year.

NA scrutinises State corporations

The country’s 90 State-owned groups and corporations contributed 40 percent of the national GDP from 2006-08, but inefficient management of capital and State assets has reduced their productive potential.