24 April 2020 – VND 62,000 billion support package approved

Type of Intervention: Financial and Economic
Sectors Involved: Finance/Economy, Private Sector and Businesses
Intervention Categories: Stimulus packages and financial support
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Prime Minister

Overview: The Prime Minister signed off a decision to approve a 62.000 billion VND financial package. The aim is to financially help the most vulnerable social groups such as the poor, lottery ticket people, employees that were laid off because of COVID-19, small scale business households etc. The package will be implemented for two months starting from 1st April 2020. Up to the present, many of the identified people have accessed the package. (https://vnexpress.net/chinh-phu-thong-qua-goi-62-000-ty-ho-tro-nguoi-yeu-the-4082445.html)
Full details here: https://tuoitre.vn/thu-tuong-ban-hanh-quyet-dinh-ve-goi-ho-tro-62-000-ti-dong-20200425193449618.htm

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: To “support people facing difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic”