|Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh
Chinh thanked the IMF for its support to Vietnam in accessing vaccines and finances, as well as its advice in COVID-19 prevention and control, macro-economic policy making, sustainable development, and especially monetary policy stabilisation.
Briefing Sayeh on Vietnam’s initial achievements in socio-economic recovery post pandemic, the PM suggested the IMF assist the country in these efforts, and provide consultations, recommendations, technical support and assistance in personnel training during the planning and implementation of the 2021-2025 socio-economic development plan, and the 2021-2030 socio-economic development strategy.
|Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh talked over phone with Antoinette Monsio Sayeh, Deputy Managing Director of the IMF.
Chinh also called for the fund’s support for socio-economic development in Vietnam in order to make it a developing country with modern industry and high middle income by 2030, and a developed, high-income nation by 2045.
He suggested the IMF help Vietnam with consultations in ensuring the macro-economic stability; developing a transparent, sustainable capital market; controlling inflation; developing logistics; technological innovation and digital transformation; climate change response; and energy transition.
Sayeh affirmed Vietnam is a good partner of the IMF, noting that the fund stands ready to support the country as suggested by the PM, including policy consultations.