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It will be a challenge to keep Consumer Price Index (CPI) growth under 4 percent this year, according to an economist.

Goods prices increase as petrol price rise

The petrol price hike, which has led to an increase in nearly all goods and services, from food to medicine to fertilizer, has caused consumers constant anxiety.

As petrol prices continue to increase, transport firms may reduce services

If petrol and DO prices continue to stay high, transport firms may have to reduce services and routes, or stop operation temporarily.

January’s CPI inches up over high consumer demand for Tet

Vietnam’s consumer price index (CPI) in January edged up by 0.19% month-on-month, fueled by high consumer demand for the upcoming Lunar New Year or Tet, according to the General Statistics Office.

Economic prospects for the world and Vietnam

The severity and persistence of inflation worldwide have surprised most central banks and organizations that offer economic forecasts. 

Foreign investment in Vietnam expected to enjoy breakthrough in 2022

Despite facing various difficulties, it remains entirely possible to be optimistic about the outlook for foreign investment attraction moving into 2022, with many commitments regarding investment in major projects being made by foreign investors.

Vietnam's 2021 CPI lowest in five years: GSO

Vietnam's Consumer Price Index (CPI) edged up 1.84 percent year-on-year in 2021, the lowest ever recorded since 2016, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

After petrol, gas now sees price increase

The gas price on October 31 increased by another VND17,000, raising the price to VND500,000 for a 12 kilogram tank.

High taxes and fees cause jump in petrol prices

Taxes and fees make up nearly 40 percent of the petrol price. The environmental protection tax is now at the ceiling level.

Petrol price hike puts pressure on consumers, threatens inflation

The prices of goods and services have begun escalating following a shocking hike in petrol price, reaching a 7-year high, announced by petroleum distributors on October 25.

Fast economic recovery rather uncertain

If all barriers are removed, Vietnam’s GDP (gross domestic product) in 2021 may reach 2-2.5% in accordance with the optimistic projection.

Gas price hike not affecting GDP

The sharp increase in gas prices recently will surely affect the speed of economic recovery and increase prices of goods.

CPI picks up 1.79 percent in eight months, lowest in five years: GSO

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) for the first eight months of 2021 picked up 1.79 percent year-on-year, the lowest increase for the same period since 2016, the General Statistics Office (GSO) announced on August 29.

VN to keep CPI growth low by end of 2021

Vietnam looks to maintain a Consumer Price Index (CPI) growth lower than 1 per cent a month during the last quarter of 2021 in an effort to keep inflation under the 4 per cent target for the year, 

CPI increase lowest since 2016

The consumer price index increased by 1.64% in January to July period, the lowest rate since 2016, with lower food and electricity prices after Government efforts to stabilise prices and support virus-hit citizens and enterprises in the pandemic.

Vietnam to control CPI growth at less than 3 percent

If Vietnam could control inflation cautiously and proactively, the CPI for the whole of 2021 would rise by below 3 per cent, said an expert in Hanoi last week. 

CPI rises slowly as people run out of money

The reported CPI only reflects 60-70 percent of the real situation, according to the former Chair of the Hanoi Supermarket Association Vu Vinh Phu.

Rising trends likely to persist for 2021 consumer price data

On the back of reopening global economies and a rising crude oil price, Vietnam’s inflation target for 2021 may be harder to achieve, with regulating government bodies attempting to manoeuvre through the year while keeping inflation pressure at bay.

CPI growth in 2021’s first half lowest since 2016

Vietnam’s consumer price index (CPI) in the first half of 2021 grew 1.47% compared with the same period last year, the lowest rate since 2016, according to the General Statistics Office.

Expert believes inflation could fall below 4% this year

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.