Census: Vietnam has over 96.2 million population Society

Census: Vietnam has over 96.2 million population

Vietnam had a total population of over 96.2 million people as of April 1, 2019, with males accounting for 49.8 percent and females 50.2 percent, according to the population and housing census 2019 that was announced at a conference in Hanoi on December 19.
Party economic commission delegation makes working trip to UK Politics

Party economic commission delegation makes working trip to UK

A delegation led by deputy head of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission Nguyen Hong Son paid a working trip to the UK from August 26 – 31 to discuss ways strengthening bilateral strategic partnership, especially in economy, trade and investment.
Agriculture, rural area development urged Society

Agriculture, rural area development urged

The agriculture sector needs to mobilise domestic and international resources to boost the industrialisation and modernisation of the agricultural and rural economic sectors.
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Guidelines on consumption tax for alcohol products

The General Department of Taxation has just dispatched new guidelines to tax departments in cities and provinces on the new special consumption tax for alcohol and beer products.

From January 1, 2010, a special consumption tax rate of 45 percent has been imposed on spirits, wines and beer. This rate will be increased to 50 percent on January 1, 2013.