Vietnam's inflation rate in April was 0.33%, the highest month-on-month increase since 2012, with the prices of most goods and services rising, according to the government's new data.
Newly-elected Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had a working session with the Ministry of Finance (MoF) on April 21, focusing on measures to tackle state revenue loss and state budget woes.
The latest quarterly report on the Vietnamese economy by the Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VEPR) has been overshadowed by fears of rising inflation.
VOV.VN - The General Statistics Office reported this week that the Consumer Price Index (CPI) in March increased 0.57% from February and 1.69% from last year.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung reported on the Government’s and his performance during the 2011 – 2016 term to the National Assembly deputies at the ongoing last meeting of the 13th parliament on March 22.
Analysts have lowered their forecasts for Singapore's 2016 growth from 2.2% to 1.9%.
China's economy is facing greater difficulties and challenges in 2016 as the government forges ahead with structural reforms, state radio on March 4 quoted Premier Li Keqiang as saying.
The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)- an independent business within The Economist Group forecasted an upbeat prospect for Vietnam’s economy with a gross domestic product growth rate expected to stand at 6.8% in 2016.
The consumer price index (CPI) this year would rise more than in 2015 due to a number of factors, statistics official have forecast.
HSBC maintains its 2016 GDP forecast of 6.7% year-on-year for Vietnam as the dual engine of domestic demand and exports are expected to stay strong.
Foreign firms are set to capitalise on Vietnam's privatisation drive and buy into assets such as Vinamilk and Mobifone to gain exposure to its fast-growing economy this year, boosting M&A deals that already hit a record US$4 billion in 2015.
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh has asked the Finance Ministry to execute policies favourable for businesses, thereby improving national economic competitiveness, in light of plummeting oil prices.
Vietnam’s economy may grow 6.7%-6.8% next year, according to the National Financial Supervisory Commission (NFSC).
The National Financial Supervisory Commission (NFSC), the economic advisor to the Vietnamese government, has prepared a report to review the country’s economy in 2015, which has witnessed many positive improvements in the face of challenges.
(VOV) -Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung underscored the need to keep inflation in check, stabilize the macro-economy, and work towards 3 strategic goals at a national online meeting on socio-economic development and state budget estimates for 2016 which terminated in Hanoi on December 29.
Vietnam's economy this year bounced back and exceeded expectations with the GDP growth rate reaching an estimated 6.7%- the highest rate in five years.
Credit this year could reach roughly 18%, meeting the capital demands of the economy, deputy director of the State Bank of Vietnam's Monetary Policy Department Nguyen Duc Long said.
Vietnam ’s inflation is forecast to rebound to 4.9% in 2016 while the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth is forecast at 6.7%, according to the December report of the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC).
(VOV) - On November 11, 392 out of 435 National Assembly (NA) deputies approved a resolution on State budget estimates for 2016 with 80.06% of the votes in favour in which the base salary for State officials and employees will increase as of May next year by 5% or VND60,000 compared to the previous level.