Vietnam’s public debt increases by over $3 billion in five months

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VietnamNet English 1 day(s) ago

Vietnam’s public debt increases by over $3 billion in five months

VietNamNet Bridge - On average, each Vietnamese person bears about $921 debt, higher than the projected figure for entire 2014 and over VND500,000 ($25) up in just five months.

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Finance ministry says no need to worry about public debt, economists disagree

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VietnamNet English 6 day(s) ago

Finance ministry says no need to worry about public debt, economists disagree

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Finance (MOT) says that the public debt is not as alarming as economists repeatedly claim.

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PM signs off on 5-year development plan draft

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

The Primer Minister has approved drafting of the 2016-20 development plan.

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What are the real risks of Vietnam’s high public debt?

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

What are the real risks of Vietnam’s high public debt?

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam is getting new loans to pay old debts, but the real dangers for Vietnam’s economy do not lie in how much Vietnam owes, according to Dr. Tran Dinh Thien, head of the Vietnam Economics Institute.

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Government bonds more attractive after improved credit rating

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Government bonds more attractive after improved credit rating

VietNamNet Bridge – The government bond market is expect to set a new record in volume and value this year.

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Economists question validity of statistics on public debt

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VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago

Economists question validity of statistics on public debt

VietNamNet Bridge – The statistics released by the Ministry of Finance and relevant agencies about Vietnam’s sovereign debt are being questioned by economists.

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PM requests transparency in ODA disbursement

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VOV News English 3 week(s) ago

PM requests transparency in ODA disbursement

(VOV) -Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has given the green light to an action plan on increasing the efficiency of official development assistance (ODA) in the 2014-2015 period.

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State Audit highlights public debt

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

State Audit of Viet Nam (SAV) plans to hold an audit on public debt next year.

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Ministry urged to keep public debt under strict control

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh has asked the Ministry of Finance to keep public debt under strict control even though it is still within the safe limit, adding that the use of loans must be closely managed in order to achieve the highest efficiency.

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Bad debts of unprofitable SOEs’ burden government

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

Bad debts of unprofitable SOEs’ burden government

VietNamNet Bridge – A growing number of economists have expressed serious concerns about the state of Vietnam’s public debt. Their biggest worry: the rapid growth of government-guaranteed debt, now increasing at a 50 percent annual rate.

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Japan consumer price growth at 32-year high

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Japan consumer price growth at 32-year high

Consumer prices in Japan rose at an annual rate of 3.4% in May, the fastest pace in 32 years, as the effect of the sales tax hike started to be felt.

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Public worries about public debt

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

Public worries about public debt

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Finance once had money to pay foreign debts but now has very little, as most of its funds have been used to pay the debts of state-owned company’s cement projects.

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State debt per capita rises to over US$905

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VOV News English 2 month(s) ago

State debt per capita rises to over US$905

(VOV) - The public debt of Vietnam continues to rise and now stands at over US$81,885 billion, accounting for 47.7% of the nation’s GDP, according to the Economist.com Global debt clock.

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Public debts under control

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Public debts under control

VGP – The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has always controlled public debts and will supervise domestic and foreign loans to prevent waste, said Minister Dinh Tien Dung.

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Vietnam faces pressure to repay its short-term loans

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 month(s) ago

Despite keeping public debts at safe levels, Vietnam faces major pressure in seeking new loans to repay old ones in the coming years, said Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung.

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