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Public debt repayment pressures mounting

As Vietnam needs to borrow around VND700 trillion ($30 billion) to service its debt in three years the repayment pressures are rising. 

Vietnam public debt at lowest level since 2015

The Ministry of Finance estimates public debt at the end of 2018 at 58.4 percent of GDP, or $136.75 billion, the lowest since 2015.

Vietnam ODA spending slowest in a decade: World Bank

The World Bank is concerned about Vietnam’s slow use of official development assistance and hopes to work with it to find a solution.
December 18, 2018 | 01:37 pm GMT+7

Vietnam growth might slow over next two years: World Bank

Vietnam’s economy might see slower growth in upcoming years as the global economy weakens, a new World Bank report says.
December 12, 2018 | 01:32 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s increasing foreign debts a cause for worry

Vietnam’s rising foreign debt in recent years is affecting its credibility and making borrowing harder, officials and economists warn.
October 31, 2018 | 01:00 pm GMT+7

Don’t waste public money, get selective: parliament members

Vietnam should prioritize and reserve public investment for the most important projects and strictly evaluate money spent, parliament members say.
October 29, 2018 | 05:27 pm GMT+7

Loans masquerading as bilateral aid, and the consequences of non-repayment

Developing countries sent much more to the rest of the world than they received.
October 01, 2018 | 03:23 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s public debt could reduce this year: report

High economic growth could see Vietnam’s public debt drop this year, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
September 24, 2018 | 03:31 pm GMT+7

Vietnam finance minister urges flexibility in forex policy, says debt ratio falling

Vietnam's finance minister said the nation should be more flexible in handling its exchange rate.
September 13, 2018 | 11:04 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s public debt rises to $1,500 per citizen

Vietnam’s per capita public debt is set to rise to $1,500 this year, a new government report says. 
August 16, 2018 | 05:22 pm GMT+7

IMF report calls for reforms to mitigate economic risks

Vietnam needs to achieve fiscal consolidation and improve its public debt situation to face possible economic challenges, the International Monetary Fund has said.
July 19, 2018 | 10:28 am GMT+7

Vietnamese labor productivity among lowest in Asia despite growth: report

Productivity is rising, but not as fast as wages, creating the risk of an economic imbalance.
May 10, 2018 | 02:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam plans to spend $11.3 bln to repay government debt in 2018

The money will be sourced mostly from domestic loans.
April 24, 2018 | 03:54 pm GMT+7

Public debt pressure eases in Vietnam: Minister

Public debt will only rise by an estimated 9 percent this year compared to 15 percent last year.
December 29, 2017 | 05:05 pm GMT+7

Vietnam trying to rein in rising public debt: Finance minister

The government is refusing to raise the public debt ceiling in order to ensure financial security.
November 16, 2017 | 05:16 pm GMT+7
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