Chairman of PVN: We look forward to being like a private enterprise

PVN Chairman Tran Sy Thanh likened to living in the family of “great sugar giants”, the business was big but he had to ask “great-grandfather” to do everything.

At a meeting on the Law on Enterprises (amended) of the National Assembly on November 15, Mr. Tran Sy Thanh – Chairman of PVN shared: “Private enterprises are now looking forward to be like State-owned enterprises and State enterprises are only looking forward to be like private “.

He analyzed that the current state-owned enterprises, such as the oil and gas industry, essentially make so much to pay back, only keep part of it for reinvestment, and the remainder to the budget, but not “favorable.” more than anything “.

Meanwhile, the procedures for State-owned enterprises are extremely complicated. “State-owned enterprises like living in a house” contingent. The 5th generation also did well, grown up, bumped up but touched everything to ask, not to ask his father, but to “great-grandfather”, Mr. Thanh compared.

Chairman of PVN narrated the fact at a member enterprise to demonstrate inadequacies in current procedures and laws. A unit of this group transferred VND 800 billion to Vietnam after completing the joint venture contract abroad, but the past year has not been withdrawn to spend. Therefore, businesses have to borrow from banks to make up for this amount.

“My law system is extremely complicated, businesses want to withdraw their money and can’t afford it. The law is always changing, now and then, it is hard for anyone to keep up,” Mr. Thanh said. strong inadequacies in procedures with State-owned enterprises.

Referring to the amended Enterprise Law, from practical experience, according to Mr. Thanh, many times it is not corrected, the less wrong the more. Because when putting on the table, each person only approaches a corner of the problem, or a phenomenon, or something, but it is not put in the overall operation of the administrative apparatus, the apparatus of enterprises. , even of the judiciary, internal affairs.

According to him, the Government should take time and effort to set up hypothetical models, assigning the working groups of ministries and agencies to run in parallel with the old and new laws for evaluation. “Before enacting the law, I believe that it will immediately detect conflict of laws and allow new laws to be tightened,” Thanh stressed.

Also in the amended Enterprise Law, the Government proposed revising the concept of State-owned enterprises. According to the Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung, the revised Enterprise Law stipulates that State-owned enterprises that own more than 50% of charter capital or the total number of voting shares are also considered state enterprises. , instead of having to own 100% capital as before.

After verification, Mr. Vu Hong Thanh – Chairman of the Economic Committee said that changing the concept of State-owned enterprises is a big and important issue, so it is recommended to have a careful impact assessment.

In addition, the percentage of ownership of contributed capital or the total voting shares of the State over 50% does not ensure the State’s control with important decisions such as through resolutions of the Members’ Council, Resolutions of the General Meeting of Shareholders … Therefore, the Chairman of the Economic Committee proposed that the bill should determine the appropriate percentage of ownership of contributed capital or the total number of voting shares of the State (lowest). is 75%), ensuring the State’s dominance in deciding important issues of the enterprise, harmonizing interests and interests of shareholders.

Mr. Tran Hoang Ngan – Director of Ho Chi Minh City Development Research Institute said that the bill needs to clarify the nature and operation of state-owned enterprises to ensure that quantitative criteria and economic efficiency are met. evaluate. Transparency and publicity issues of State-owned enterprises also need to be raised and legalized.

In addition, he proposed to convene large enterprises and corporations for the National Assembly to question, unexpectedly and abnormally as with ministers.