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Petrol price experiences fifth hike

Petrol price experiences fifth hike

The domestic retail price of RON 92 petrol increased by VND319 to VND18,111 (79 cents) per litre, as of 3pm on September 20.

Savills: HCMC's residential index up as Hanoi's eases

Savills: HCMC's residential index up as Hanoi's eases

With substantial supply in the mid and high-end segments, the residential index for Ho Chi Minh City in August increased significantly against August 2016, according to the Savills Property Price Index (SPPI) report.

August CPI up 0.92%

August CPI up 0.92%

The consumer price index (CPI) in August rose 0.92% from the previous month and 3.35% over the same period last year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

US helps Vietnam build national reference medical lab

US helps Vietnam build national reference medical lab

Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien and US Secretary of Health and Human Services Thomas E. Price signed a memorandum of understanding on August 23 on developing a national reference medical laboratory for Vietnam.

Ministry finds no proof of alleged pepper price scam

Ministry finds no proof of alleged pepper price scam

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has not found evidence supporting accusations by the Vietnam’s Pepper Association (VPA) of price manipulation by foreign traders in the pepper market.

EVN given more power price control

EVN given more power price control

A new decision by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has given more authority to the State-owned Electricity of Vietnam (EVN), the largest supplier of electricity in the country, in deciding power prices.

Macro economy remains stable in six months

Macro economy remains stable in six months

Vietnam’s macro economy remained stable in the first six months of 2017 while inflation was curbed so as to reach the national steering committee on price management’s yearly target of 4%.

HCM City’s CPI stable in June

HCM City’s CPI stable in June

The consumer price index (CPI) of Ho Chi Minh City in June remained unchanged from the previous month, but rose 3.27% compared to the same period last year, reported the municipal statistics office on June 29.

CPI up 4.15 percent in six months

CPI up 4.15 percent in six months

The consumer price index (CPI) in the first half of 2017 rose 4.15 percent compared to the same period last year, head of the Price Statistics Department under the General Statistics Office Vu Thi Thu Thuy reported at a press conference in Hanoi on June 29.

Consumers fear surging prices as salaries increase

Consumers fear surging prices as salaries increase

People, particularly those working in informal sectors and housewives, are afraid of a possible surge in the prices of goods as soon as the basic salary for civil servants and public employees increases next month.

RON92 petrol price dropped by VND862 per litre

RON92 petrol price dropped by VND862 per litre

The price of RON 92 declined by VND862 per litre to VND16,504 (US$0.72) from 3:00pm on June 20 as decided by the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Ministry of Finance.

Coffee output to near last crop’s yield

Coffee output to near last crop’s yield

The 2017-18 coffee crop is expected to yield around 1.4 million, which is equal to or slightly lower than last year’s harvest, according to the Vietnam Coffee and Cocoa Association.

Lower food prices pull CPI down in May

Lower food prices pull CPI down in May

Consumer price index (CPI) in May dropped by 0.53% from the previous month mostly due to a sharp fall in food prices, the General Statistics Office (GSO) said on May 29.