Signing the MOU on cooperation among LSX, HNX and HOSE
On May 10th, in Vientiane of Laos, Laos Stock Exchange (LSX), Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX) and Hochiminh City Stock Exchange (HOSE) signed the MOU under the witness of Vietnam Deputy Finance Minister Tran Xuan Ha, Vietnam State Securities Commission Chairman Vu Bang, Laos State Securities Commission General Secretary Vatthana Dalaloy. Chairmen of Board of Directors of LSX, HNX and HOSE signed the MOU.
Deputy Minister Truong Chi Trung received new Vietnam’s Ambassador in foreign countries
Deputy Minister Truong Chi Trung received Singapore’s Ambassador to Vietnam
On May 10th, Deputy Minister Truong Chi Trung received and worked with Mr. Ng Teck Hean – Singapore’s Ambassador to Vietnam
Signing Hungarian ODA Loan Agreement worth €9.99 million for project “Building population management system”
On May 8th, Deputy Finance Minister Truong Chi Trung, on behalf of Vietnam Government, and Ms Margit Labancz – Director of Eximbank Hungary signed Hungarian ODA Loan Agreement for project “Building population management system” totaling up to €9.99 million.
Deputy Finance Minister Nguyen Huu Chi received Honorary Vietnam Consul General in Korea
On 17th April, in Hanoi, Deputy Finance Minister Nguyen Huu Chi received and worked with the Korean mission led by Mr Park Soo Kwan, Honorary Vietnam Consul General in Busan - Gyeongnam , Korea.
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Identify the scope of investment in Vietnam’s infrastructure: New approach of the WB
On April 12th, Deputy Finance Minister Truong Chi Trung received and worked with working delegation of the WB led by Ms. Jenifer Sara, Manager of the WB’s Sustainable Development Department.
Promote financial investment between Vietnam and Slovakia
On 11th April, Deputy Finance Minister Truong Chi Trung received and worked with First State Secretary of the Ministry of Economy of the Slovak Republic, Pavol Pavlis.
To enhance financial cooperation relation between Finance Ministries of Vietnam and Bangladesh
On April 8th, Deputy Finance Minister Truong Chi Trung received and worked with working delegation of Bangladesh led by Bangladesh Deputy Finance Minister Moinul Islam. The working visit aims to study budget management process of Vietnam.
From May 24th: To apply import tax rate of 3% to Hydro peroxit
Vietnam and Korea signed ODA loan agreement for constructing Lo Te – Rach Soi Highway
On 5th April 2013, authorized by the Prime Minister, Deputy Finance Minister Truong Chi Trung and Mr Kim Yong Hwan, chairman and president of Export - Import Bank of Korea, signed an ODA loan agreement of $200 million for constructing Lo Te - Rach Soi highway. The highway will be situated in Can Tho province and Kien Giang province, connecting Vam Cong bridge with Rach Gia bypass. It plays an important role in connecting transportation and promoting local economic development.
From May 19th: To increase import tax rate up to 5% to Polymers of styrene in granules form
The 17th ASEAN Finance Ministers’ Meeting ends successfully
On April 3rd and 4th, within the framework of ASEAN financial cooperation, under the host of Brunei, the 17th ASEAN Finance Ministers’ Meeting (AFMM 17) was organized in Brunei Darussalam. Participants of the Meeting included ASEAN Finance Ministers, ASEAN General Secretary Le Luong Minh, Vice Chairman of ADB, Vice CEO of IMF, President of WB, Director of ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO) and financial – banking officers of member nations. Deputy Finance Minister Truong Chi Trung led Vietnam Finance Ministry’s delegation to take part in the Meeting.
Promoting investment relationship between Vietnam and Angola
On 26th March 2013, Deputy Finance Minister Truong Chi Trung received and worked with delegates from Angola Office of President leaded by Ms Antonia Florbela de Jusus Rocha Araujo, Angolan President's secretary for Legal Matters. .
JICA continues to support Vietnam in socio-economic development
On March 22nd in Hanoi, Deputy Finance Minister Truong Chi Trung and JICA Chief Representative in Vietnam Motonori Tsuno signed 11 JICA loan agreements in fiscal year 2012 with total of $ 175, 025 billion yen, or about $ 1.9 billion.
Ministry of Finance: to improve cooperation relation with JBIC in PPP project in Vietnam
To adjust import tax rates for used cars
Deputy Finance Minister Truong Chi Trung received former Prime Minister of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Mr.Tony Blair
On March 19th, Deputy Finance Minister Truong Chi Trung received Mr. Tony Blair, former Prime Minister of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Deputy Minister Truong Chi Trung received and worked with US-ASEAN Business Council
On Thursday March 14th , Deputy Minister of Vietnamese Ministry of Finance (MOF) received and worked with US-ASEAN Business Council (USABC) and representatives from 20 top US corporations.
To strengthen financial cooperation between Vietnam and Luxembourg
To exchange experiences on customs and taxation management between Vietnam and Myanmar
Within the framework of a working visit of Vietnam Finance Ministry’s working delegation to Myanmar in order to sign cooperation plan for year 2013, on March 4th in Nayyitaw capital under the host of Finance Ministry Leaders of the two countries, Vietnam and Myanmar’s customs exchanged experiences on customs management and discussed on methods of promoting bilateral customs cooperation
To strengthen coordination with VTB Bank of Russia to foster investment in businesses in Vietnam
On February 29th, Deputy Finance Minister Truong Chi Trung received and worked with Mr. Vasily N.Titov - First Deputy President and Chairman of VTB Bank, some managers of VTB bank and representatives of Russian Embassy.
APEC meeting of Deputy Finance Ministers and Vice Governors of Central banks: cooperation orientations for year 2013
In the context of the global economy trying to overcome the long lasting crisis, Deputy Finance Ministers and Vice Governors of central banks of the APEC economies met at the first meeting in the series of financial co-operation of 2013 in Jakarta, Indonesia for 2 days 26-27/2/2013 under the host of Mr. Bambang Brodjonegoro, Deputy Minister of Finance of Indonesia, the host APEC in 2013. This is an important meeting and orients for the entire co-operation during the year. Deputy Minister of Finance Truong Chi Trung led Vietnam’s delegation of the Ministry of Finance and the State Bank attending the meeting.
Signing Anti-Double Taxation Agreement between Vietnam and San Marino in Italia
On February 13 and 14th, Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy Finance Minister Truong Chi Trung took part in the 36th session of the Governing Council of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) which was hold in Rome, Italia.
Vietnam Finance Ministry and FSC co-research on regional issues to have a voice in ASEAN and ASEAN +3
That is opinion of Vietnam Deputy Finance Minister Tran Xuan Ha at the working session on February 6nd with working delegation of Korean Financial Services Commission (FSC) led by Mr. Kyungho Choo – Vice Chairman of the FSC.