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Vietnam April inflation at 4-year high

Vietnam April inflation at 4-year high

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.

PM asks for measures to control state revenue loss

PM asks for measures to control state revenue loss

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.

Vietnam’s GDP to grow at 6.8%: EIU

Vietnam’s GDP to grow at 6.8%: EIU

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.

Privatisation to sustain Vietnam's deals blitz

Privatisation to sustain Vietnam's deals blitz

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 PM directs 2016 tasks for financial sector

Deputy PM directs 2016 tasks for financial sector

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.

A glance at Vietnam’s economy in 2015

A glance at Vietnam’s economy in 2015

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.

Going ahead with three strategic economic development goals

Going ahead with three strategic economic development goals

(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.

Credit growth this year positive at 18%

Credit growth this year positive at 18%

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.

NA adopts 5% pay rise next year

NA adopts 5% pay rise next year

(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.