The Government's regular meeting - August 2017
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THE GOVERNMENT
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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
 
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No. 84/NQ-CP

Ha Noi, September 06, 2017

 RESOLUTION

THE GOVERNMENT’S REGULAR MEETING –AUGUST 2017

THE GOVERNMENT

Pursuant to the Law on Organization of the Government dated June 19, 2015;

Pursuant to the Government’s Decree No. 138/2016/ND-CP dated October 01, 2016 promulgating the working regulation of the Government;

Based on the discussion of the Cabinet members and the conclusion of the Prime Minister at the Government’s regular meeting in August 2017, held on August 30

1. Regarding the socio-economic situation in August and the first 8 months of 2017, the implementation of the Government's Resolution No. 01/NQ-CP on the major tasks and solutions guiding the implementation of the socio-economic development plan and the State budget plan for 2017

The Government unanimously agrees that: The socio-economic situation continued to observe positive changes. Macroeconomic situation was relatively stable. Inflation was kept under control. Major balances of the economy were guaranteed. Interest rates tended to fall. Credit and budget revenue recorded a decent increase. Exports maintained growth momentum.There was a trade surplus in August. Service sector continued to maintain high growth. The number of international visitors to Viet Nam increased to a record high. Foreign direct investment rose sharply. The number of newly established enterprises and registered capital increased. Socio-cultural sector received due attention and observed decent performance results. Sports recorded many outstanding achievements in the 29thSoutheast Asian Games, contributing to enhance the position of the Vietnamese sports on the international arena. National defense and security were maintained. Foreign affairs was promoted.

However, the weather situation such as rain, storm, flash floods observed complicating and unusual developments, causing severe damages to production and life. The industry sector achieved slower growth