State Bank of Vietnam governor steps down to take senior party role


The governor of Vietnam’s central bank, Le Minh Hung, has been appointed chief of the central committee office of the country’s ruling Communist Party, local media reported.

The politburo, the highest body of the Communist Party of Vietnam, announced the decision at an online ceremony in Hanoi on October 20.

The government has not yet named a successor to take Hung’s role at the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV).

Hung took the helm as SBV governor in 2016. He became the youngest governor in the

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