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The State-run Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) has said it wants to borrow US dollars from local banks for the country's largest airport project, Long Thanh International Airport in southern Dong Nai province.

ACV Chairman Lai Xuan Thanh sent a report to the Economic Committee of the National Assembly, asking them to support the plan of borrowing and paying in US dollars in order to maximise benefits and efficiency.

Thanh said as the interest rate in the foreign currency was lower than the Vietnamese dong, it would help the firm to save on costs.

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