A resolution on a regular cabinet meeting has been issued emphasizing the need to centralize investment capital on priority areas to help enterprises alleviate difficulties in production and business operations.
Accordingly, the Government requested the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) to manage credit growth in line with the plan set early this year while ensuring credit quality and assisting businesses to restructure old debts to increase credit access.
The SBV was asked to intensify operational management of the banking system and closely monitor the implementation of safety ratio for banking activities.
It is essential to implement a plan to restructure credit institutions for the period 2011 – 2015, enhance the role of the National Asset Management Company and speed up the settlement of bad debts in the banking system, the resolution said.
The Ministry of Finance will direct budget collection activities to ensure the progress of revenue collection as planned, strictly control expenses and reinforce administrative reform and prevent acts of tax evasion, price rigging to protect consumer rights and ensure capital investment sourced from state budget and government bonds are used effectively.
The Ministry of Planning and Investment will coordinate with ministries, sectors and localities to implementing solutions to accelerate disbursement of investment capital primarily from State budget, government bonds, ODA and FDI for key construction.
The Ministry needs to provide enough capital for ODA projects and for those due for completion in 2014.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development is tasked to coordinate with ministries, agencies and localities in managing agricultural structure in conformity with the market situation and production capacity to benefit farms.
The Ministry should strengthen the examination and prevention of epidemics by closely monitoring the illegal cross-border transport of livestock and poultry to limit the spread of epidemics.
It should prepare to implement contingency plans for flood and storm control, accelerate the construction of irrigation works, prevent droughts and saltwater intrusion in the central, the Central Highlands and the south west regions.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade will work with ministries, sectors and localities on solutions to support and encourage exports, control market prices, help local businesses with market expansion and product consumption, combat smuggling and counterfeit and substandard goods, and duly punish acts of violations.