(HBO) – The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV)’s branch in Hoa Binh province has issued a plan to promote payments for public services via banks.
Agribank’s Song Da branch
(Hoa Binh city) provides consultancy for customers about online payments of
tax, electricity and water bills.
In Hoa Binh province, cashless payments are
mainly applied at local trade centres and via automatic debit, transactions at
ATM, POS, internet banking, mobile banking, and e-wallet. Customers could pay
electricity and water bills at some supermarkets and trade centres as well as
buy products through the Internet.
The SBV branch in the province is stepping
payments for public services via banks. This is one of the key solutions to
improve the local business environment and competitiveness in 2020 with
orientations to 2021.
It is also building a plan under which
commercial banks are requested to push ahead with administrative reforms and
make it easier for businesses and local residents to get access to banking
services. Organisations and individuals are expected to change their habit of
paying in cash.
The SBV branch hopes to increase the
transparency of payment activities in the economy and personal incomes in society,
as well as contribute to the prevention of corruption, negative phenomena and
Commercial banks in the province have
coordinated with relevant units to provide public services to achieve specific
goals. For example, 100 percent of schools, education facilities, hospitals,
medical centres, and general clinics will accept tuition and hospital fee
payments via banks. All electricity and water suppliers will allow households
and individuals to pay bills through banks.
The province also aims to promote e-payment in
e-commerce, introduce payment forms via banks for supermarkets, restaurants,
shopping centres, and distribution facilities./.
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