Hanoi (VNA), Sept. 29 -- State budget collection in the January-September period was estimated at over 1.32 quadrillion VND (55.9 billion USD ), reaching 94% of the yearly target, and up 22% from the same period last year, according to Deputy Finance Minister Nguyen Duc Chi.

At a press conference on September 29, the deputy minister said domestic collection accounted for 88.9% of the yearly estimates, up 18.8% year-on-year.

The ministry said 61 out of 63 provinces and cities have met over 75% of their targets in domestic collection , and 52 localities have collected higher tax revenues than the same period last year.

The country's state budget expenditure in the January - August period reached 1,086.3 trillion VND, equivalent to 60.8% ...