HCM City: top 200 contributors to local budget honoured

The Ho Chi Minh City Customs Department on January 13 honoured the top 200 businesses that contributed the most to the local budget in 2019.

Speaking at the event, Director of the department Dinh Ngoc Thang said outstanding firms added 65 trillion VND (2.8 billion USD) to the local budget, accounting for 55 percent of the city's State budget revenue last year.

Their imports amounted to 30 billion USD, equivalent to 52.6 percent of the total import turnover.

Thang committed support for enterprises by stepping up administrative reform and modernising customs services.

Chairman of the municipal People's Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong also lauded the city's customs sector for fulfilling assigned tasks, and pledged to create the best environment for businesses to contribute more to the State budget.

Source: Vietnam News Agency