Vietnam’s rising debt a serious concern, economists warn

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Vietnam’s rising debt a serious concern, economists warn

After Vietnam’s public debt hit US$70 billion in late 2013, economists began to express concerns about the country's financial future.

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SOEs cop blame for public debt

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VietNam News English 3 day(s) ago

SOEs may cease to be the engine of the national economy if they don't speed up restructuring. Phung Duc Kien, National Assembly Deputy, tells Thoi bao Kinh te Viet Nam (Viet Nam Economic Times).

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Presidential Office announces eight new laws

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Presidential Office announces eight new laws

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If crude oil prices fall, will the public debt go up?

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If crude oil prices fall, will the public debt go up?

VietNamNet Bridge – Economists have warned that the drop in the crude oil price will put pressure on the public debt, because the government will have to issue more bonds and increase borrowing.

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Vietnam’s foreign debt repayment reaches $33.1bn in 2013: finance ministry

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Vietnam’s foreign debt repayment reaches $33.1bn in 2013: finance ministry

Vietnam spent VND693 trillion (US$33.13 billion) on clearing foreign debts in 2013, the Ministry of Finance recently said in its third public debt bulletin.

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Vietnamese parliamentary delegation visits Peru, Argentina

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

A delegation from the National Assembly (NA) Committee for Finance and Budget led by its Vice Chairman Tran Van paid working visits to Peru and Argentina from December 1-12 to enquire about experience in managing public investment and debt as well as issues related to state budget law and tax policy.

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Government News 13/12

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Vietnam forges parliamentary cooperation with Peru, Argentina

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Vietnam forges parliamentary cooperation with Peru, Argentina

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Vietnam forges parliamentary cooperation with Peru, Argentina

(VOV) -A National Assembly (NA) Committee for Finance and Budget delegation headed by its Vice Chairman Tran Van conducted working visits to Peru and Argentina from December 11-12 to exchange experience in public investment management, public debt settlement and issues related to the state budget law and tax policy.

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Vietnam shares finance-related experience with Cuba

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Deputy Minister of Finance Nguyen Huu Chi and other ministry officials visited Cuba from December 2-7 under a cooperation programme with the Cuban Ministry of Finance and Prices.

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Vietnam’s public debt is still within sustainable threshold

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Vietnam’s public debt is still within sustainable threshold

VietNamNet Bridge – Many questions have recently surfaced over a lot of macroeconomic issues in Vietnam, especially the use of official development assistance (ODA), the country’s rising public debt, and institutional changes among others. The Saigon Times Daily talked with Victoria Kwakwa, country director for the World Bank in Vietnam, about such controversial issues.

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Vietnam shares finance-related experience with Cuba

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Deputy Minister of Finance Nguyen Huu Chi and other ministry officials visited Cuba from December 2-7 under a cooperation programme with the Cuban Ministry of Finance and Prices.

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Debt issues a worry, voters tell President

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Voters in HCM City's Districts 1 and 3 yesterday showed concern about challenges facing the country's economy, particularly public debt and bad debts held by many banks.

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Public debt: a frank look and solutions

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Public debt: a frank look and solutions

VietNamNet Bridge – When the National Assembly promulgated the Law on Public Debt Management in 2009, Vietnam’s public debt to GDP ratio was similar to other countries; however, that ratio has increased rapidly in recent years. Vietnam is faced with the question of how to ensure debt safety, as large or small scale debt does not matter as much as the ability to repay the debt does.

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BUSINESS IN BRIEF 23/11

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Phu Quoc seaport gets green light

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Long Thanh airport isn't urgent: lawmakers

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Long Thanh airport isn't urgent: lawmakers

Despite agreeing in principal on a government plan to build a new major airport in southern Vietnam, some delegates at the ongoing session of the National Assembly (NA) expressed concern about the project's timeline and possible effectiveness.

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