Vietnam’s state budget collection up 13.2pc in H1 | 2019-07-15

Vietnam’s state budget collection up 13.2pc in H1

15 July, 2019 12:00 AM printer

HANOI: Vietnam posted budget collection of 745.4 trillion Vietnamese dong (32.4 billion U.S. dollars) in the first half of this year, up 13.2 percent on-year, the country's Ministry of Finance announced Friday.

Domestic revenue grew 13.6 percent from the same period last year, while revenue from import-export activities rose by 13.7 percent, reports Xinhua.

Between January and June, Vietnam's budget spending stood at 666.1 trillion Vietnamese dong (28.7 billion U.S. dollars), up 2.6 percent on-year. As a result, budget surplus was around 84.3 trillion Vietnamese dong (3.7 billion U.S. dollars).


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