Financing Challenges

July 2006
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Jul2006, Vol. 17 Issue 7, p1
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The article forecasts the fiscal deficit of Vietnam in 2006. The country is expected to phase out any tariff barriers that cannot be justified in terms of protection of domestic industry. Expenditure on subsidies will also be cut as a result of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations agreement. The country has also opportunities to strengthen finances by restructuring the state controlled enterprises.


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