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Source: Socialist Republic of Vietnam

About 14.7 percent of the sum – VND12.3 trillion – came from the central budget, up 32.3 percent year on year, while the remainder was from local budget, up 10.1 percent.

The Ministry of Education and Training saw its public investment disbursement expanding 87.7 percent, the highest among ministries, followed by the Ministry of Industry and Trade with 46.7 percent.

Localities with the highest increase in publice investment disbursement during the period included Quang Ninh with 17.9 percent, Ba Ria – Vung Tau 12.5 percent, and Nghe An 11.9 percent.

Around VND23.2 trillion in public investment was disbursed in April, a year-on-year rise of 0.8 percent, the lowest over the last five year, because the COVID-19 pandemic has forced many projects to postpone.

MIL OSI Asia Pacific News