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With the consumer price index (CPI) increasing by 1.47% during the first half of the year, the lowest rise since 2016, it remains entirely feasible for the country to keep inflation below 4% this year.

Vietnam inflation predicted to rise to 3.5% in 2021

Vietnam’s economy with high level of openness could be susceptible to rising inflation as a result of growing global commodity prices.

Vietnam raises monthly taxable personal income threshold by 22%

With the new threshold in place, set to take effect from January 1, 2020 retrospectively, there would be more than 1 million people whose incomes are not taxable.

PM elaborates on social distancing, calls for welfare guarantee

The Vietnamese Government has made efforts to ensure that social welfare for the public is maintained, especially for the poor and the unemployed, amid the challenges posed by COVID-19, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said.

How Vietnam sacrifices economy to protect its people?

Taking tough measures for the safety of people has become the government's top priority.

Socio-economic situation remains stable despite COVID-19 outbreak: PM

Despite difficulties resulting from the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19), Vietnam’s socio-economic situation in February basically remained stable, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

CPI in January hits record high in recent 7 years

Vietnam’s consumer price index (CPI) in January hit a record high, up 1.23 percent over the previous month and 6.43 percent year on year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

 

CPI in January hits record high in recent 7 years

Vietnam’s consumer price index (CPI) in January hit a record high, up 1.23 percent over the previous month and 6.43 percent year on year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

Vietnam's inflation controllable despite soaring pork prices

This years inflation is controllable at 3.3-3.9 per cent, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue said while chairing a meeting early this week regarding the recent surge in pork prices, an essential foodstuff.

 

The appeal of the Vietnamese consumer market

Located at the corner of Le Duan – Hai Ba Trung streets, an advantageous position in the central area of the city, Hard Rock Café HCMC, covering an area of 1,000 square meters, has been a favorite destination for foreigners for nine years. 

Strong GDP growth, low inflation forecast for ‘16

Viet Nam's gross domestic product (GDP) will likely grow 6.82 per cent this year, 0.12 percentage points higher than that predicted by the National Assembly last November in its resolution on the socio-economic development plan for 2016

Vietnam consumer prices rise 0.05% this year

 The average growth of the consumer price index in 2015 was 0.05 per cent per month, the lowest increase in 14 years, an official from the General Statistics Office said at a press conference in Ha Noi yesterday.

Minimum wages likely to grow 10% next year

 VietNamNet Bridge – The average minimum wage by region is projected to rise by just over 10% in 2016 thanks to projections of low inflation and lingering challenges for enterprises,

Vietnam’s housing, petrol, electricity one of lowest in world

 VietNamNet Bridge – Ministries and branches, in response to the heavy criticism from the public that their mismanagement has led to a higher consumer price index, said that the goods prices in Vietnam are lower than many other countries.

BUSINESS IN BRIEF 11/11

 VASEP proposes 0% import tariff on salmon; Scenarios for crude oil exports; Can Tho zones lure $1.92 billion; High-end properties attract buyers; Real estate sector draws foreign investors; Danang seeks to attract more FDI sources

Commodity prices poised to rise from this month

 VietNamNet Bridge – Prices of a vast array of commodities are poised to rise from this month despite the low purchasing power as input costs have been increasing steadily, said retailers and researchers.