Government resolution on 2018 tasks issued

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, on October 21, presented a report on the socio-economic situation in 2013, results of the first three-year implementation of the five-year plan in 2011-2015 and the tasks for 2014-2015 at the 6th session of the 13th National Assembly. The following is the translated version of the report:Leaders of the Party, State, and Fatherland Front of Viet Nam,Members of the National Assembly,Veteran Revolutionaries,Distinguished guests,Dear fellow citizens,On behalf of the Government, I have the honour to report to the National Assembly and fellow citizens about the socio-economic situation in 2013, results of the first three-year implementation of the five-year plan…... [read more]

THE GOVERNMENT SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAMIndependence - Freedom - Happiness  No. 35/NQ-CP Ha Noi, May 16, 2016   RESOLUTIONSUPPORTING AND DEVELOPING ENTERPRISES BY 2020 THE GOVERNMENT Pursuant to the Law on Organization of the Government dated June 19, 2015; Pursuant to the Resolution No. 142/2016/QH13 dated April 12, 2016 of the National Assembly on the socio-economic development plan for the 2016 – 2020 period; Based on the discussion and voting results of the Cabinet’s members and the conclusions of the Prime Minister at the Government's regular meeting in April 2016, RESOLVES: To implement the Resolution of the 12th National Party Congress…... [read more]

The resolutions, signed on June 3, are on continuing to re-organise, renovate and improve the efficiency of State-owned enterprises, completing the socialist-oriented market economy institutions, and developing the private economy into an important driving force of the socialist-oriented market economy.The resolution on continuing to re-organise, renovate and improve the efficiency of State-owned enterprises clarifies that State-owned enterprises (SOEs) is an important force of the State economy, which helps drive economic growth and ensure social progress and fairness.SOEs are mostly operating in key and crucial sectors, important localities and areas that businesses in other economic sectors do not invest in.SOEs operate…... [read more]

"The resolution will contribute to protect the business rights of enterprises as per the laws and wipe out hurdles and sub-licenses, which are really burdens refraining the development of the business community," said Phuc.Speaking at the meeting, the leader affirmed that the resolution will not discriminate between business sectors, and that foreign direct investment, State-owned and private enterprises will all be treated equally.The Party, State and Government considered private business as a motivation to improve the competitiveness and independence of the country's economy, he said.Under the draft resolution, the country will have one million enterprises by the year 2020. The…... [read more]

The goals, proposed at the recent Government’s regular May meeting, include reducing inflation rate to 15 percent, keeping growth rate at 6 percent, reducing state budget overspending to 6 percent and import surplus to 16 percent.This is an uphill task that demands the ministries and localities’ persistence in implementing the government’s Resolution 11 in order to bring about a positive change in the macroeconomy and ensure social welfare benefits.According to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT), the amount of investment capital siphoned off or transferred from ministries, agencies and localities has so far reached VND80,550 billion (VND30,000 billion as a…... [read more]

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (M, front) and other Cabinet members (Source: VNA)Hanoi (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc required the Cabinet members as well as ministries and agencies of the 2016-2021 tenure to swiftly roll out their working plans to support the Government in designing and spurring growths in service of people.This was among the tasks assigned by the PM at the new Government’s regular meeting in Hanoi on August 1 following his presentation of the State President’s appointment decisions to each of the Cabinet members.This is the first Cabinet meeting since the 14th National Assembly elected the…... [read more]

Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh (Photo: VNA)Hanoi (VNA) – The National Assembly voted to approve the Prime Minister’s appointment of 21 cabinet positions, including three Deputy Prime Ministers for five-year terms, during the ongoing and last 11th session of the 13th legislature in Hanoi.Expressing their views on the new posts on the sidelines of the NA meeting on April 9, the three new Deputy PMs and 18 other ministers and cabinet members said they were honoured to be selected as cabinet members and vowed to do their best to fulfill their tasks in the new term.Deputy PM Trinh Dinh Dung…... [read more]

At the meeting, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung praised the achievements made by the Government Office in 2013, which he said contributed to the development of the nation's economy, as well as society as a whole.— VNA/VNS Photo Duc Tam HA NOI (VNS)— The Government Office will increase co-operation with ministries, agencies and localities to carry out the Government Resolution on tasks and solutions for the 2014 socio-economic development plan and budget estimate.Also, the office will provide more consultations in service of building, managing and supervising the implementation of the Government's and Prime Minister's programmes and tasks.These were announced by…... [read more]

Mr. Phuc, who is also a Party Politburo member, said this at a press conference in Hanoi on June 3 to announce the results of the Government’s regular May meeting.Minister Phuc emphasized that Vietnam has succeeded in managing monetary and credit growth, maintaining and developing production and business, promoting exports, and ensuring social welfare. He said political security and social order have also been ensured.The Government urged ministries, agencies, and localities to strictly implement the Government’s directions for curbing inflation, stabilizing the macroeconomy, and ensuring social welfare in the coming months.Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Thanh Bien provided…... [read more]

Other plans include implementing strategic breakthroughs, restructuring the economy, changing the growth model, improving competitiveness, and achieving a growth rate higher than in 2014. The plans will also focus on boosting administrative and judicial reform, protecting the environment, combating corruption and wastefulness, strengthening national defense, political security and public order, protecting national sovereignty, and accelerating international cooperation and integration.The government asked the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) to coordinate with ministries and localities to adjust monetary and fiscal policies to control inflation, boost economic growth, and mobilize capital for development investment. The Ministry of Industry and Trade was asked to…... [read more]