September 12, 2023 | 17:00
Vietnam’s economic growth has been slowing since November 2022. This prolonged decline is unusual for Vietnam compared to previous crisis cycles. The Purchasing Managers’ Index has remained very low since then, at 46.4 points, slowly approaching 49 points in July and reaching 50.5 points last month, except for February this year during the Lunar New Year holiday.
July 12, 2022 | 10:00
Globally, inflation has reached a record level in the past four decades due to two main factors. Firstly, central banks around the world have pumped out a big chunk of money to aid the economic rebound. For instance, Japan has pumped out a money volume equal to 58 per cent of its GDP, and the figure for the US is 30 per cent.