|The State budget collection sees an increase of 17 per cent compared with the same period last year. — Photo vir.com.vn
HA NOI (VNS)— State budget collections reached an estimated VND576 trillion (US$27.1 billion) in the first eight months, completing 73.7 per cent of the year's budget forecast.
The figure increased by 17 per cent compared to the same period last year, according to a report by the Ministry of Finance.
Budget expenditure in the first eight months was estimated at VND681 trillion ($32 billion), or 67.7 per cent of the annual forecast, a year-on-year increase of 11.9 per cent.— VNS