Ongoing inflation worries compel tightened focus

Ongoing inflation worries compel tightened focus

Vietnam is expected to make a go of reining in inflation this year thanks to the government’s efforts to control market prices including a continued reduction in petrol prices.
CPI goes up 2.54 per cent in seven months: GSO

CPI goes up 2.54 per cent in seven months: GSO

The July consumer price index (CPI) grew 0.4 per cent from the previous month, contributing to the year-on-year growth of 2.54 per cent in the first seven months of this year, the General Statistics Office (GSO) said on Friday.
April’s CPI increases 0.18 percent

April’s CPI increases 0.18 percent

The consumer price index (CPI) in April rose 0.18 percent over the previous month and 2.64 percent year on year, according to the General Statistics Office.
Rent and fuel rises being blamed for increases to CPI

Rent and fuel rises being blamed for increases to CPI

A series of factors pushing up the consumer price index in Q1 is expected to linger over the next few months, pressurising the country’s efforts to rein in inflation.
Policies reinforced to ease inflation pressure

Policies reinforced to ease inflation pressure

With global oil price hikes staying at a very high level and domestic consumption gradually recovering, Vietnam’s inflation is expected not exceed the 4 per cent target by dint of tightened monetary policy and negative impacts from the health crisis on prospects.
Rising consumer demand drives up CPI in January

Rising consumer demand drives up CPI in January

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) in January posted a year-on-year rise of 1.94 percent and inched up by 0.19 percent compared to the previous month, announced the General Statistics Office (GSO)
Finance Ministry announces State budget estimates for 2022

Finance Ministry announces State budget estimates for 2022

State budget collection in 2022 is expected to reach over 1.41 quadrillion VND (61.7 billion USD), while expenditure is estimated at about 1.78 quadrillion VND (78.05 billion USD), up 4.5 percent compared to that in 2021, according to a report on State budget estimates for 2022 that has been made public by the Ministry of Finance.
Hanoi sees September CPI down 0.6 percent over previous month

Hanoi sees September CPI down 0.6 percent over previous month

Hanoi's consumer price index (CPI) in September decreased by 0.6 percent compared to the previous month and increased by 2 percent over the same period last year, according to the city's Department of Statistics.
Consumer price increase drops to record low since 2016

Consumer price increase drops to record low since 2016

Vietnam’s consumer price index (CPI) for the first eight months of 2021 dropped to a record low since 2016.
Social distancing orders take toll on economic prospects

Social distancing orders take toll on economic prospects

The health crisis is becoming increasingly complex and expected to continue drawing a grey economic picture in the region.
Rising trends likely to persist for 2021 consumer price data

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.
Keeping inflation in the sweet spot

Keeping inflation in the sweet spot

The government will attempt to successfully control inflation this year with demand potentially failing to fully recover, despite a rise in local consumption.
Sustaining economic gains amid COVID-19 of first importance: Official

Sustaining economic gains amid COVID-19 of first importance: Official

Keeping the coronavirus at bay and sustaining economic achievements are now of the first importance to the government and the political system, from central to local levels, due to the complexity of the latest COVID-19 outbreak, Minister-Chairman of Government Office Tran Van Son told the monthly Government press conference on May 5.
On track to inflation target despite robust CPI rise

On track to inflation target despite robust CPI rise

As the pandemic is slowly coming under control in some countries around the world, enabling economies to recover slowly but surely, Vietnam has seen the highest rise in consumer price index in February of the past eight years. Nevertheless, financial experts remain confident that the National Assembly’s inflation targets will still be met in 2021.
CPI produces record growth in February

CPI produces record growth in February

Hiking prices over the Lunar New Year holiday, as well as the end of the EVN's power-price assistance programme, have lead to a record increase of the CPI.
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