TITLE

Fuel Subsidy Phase-Out A Boost For Reform

PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Nov2008, Vol. 19 Issue 11, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the impact of the economic reform agenda of Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on Vietnam's economy. The phasing out of fuel subsidies will be beneficial to the fiscal and trade accounts of the country since it encourages greater fuel efficiency and environmental sustainability in the longer term. Nguyen Tan Dung's economic reform agenda is also expected to decrease its dependency on imported oil and achieve more sustainable growth.
ACCESSION #
34763612

 

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