GDP growth rate was recorded at 5.9 percent, 4.75 percent, 4.89 percent and 5.06 percent in the same period from 2011 to 2014 respectively.
Agro-forestry field posted a growth rate of 2,14 percent, industry-construction grew 8.35 percent and services 5.82 percent. These rates were 2.68 percent, 4.42 percent and 5.9 percent in the first quarter last year.
Head of the office Nguyen Bich Lam said that GDP growth showed a positive recovery of the economy, especially in industrial production including manufacturing and processing.
Economic experts predicted that the first quarter’ GDP growth rate of 6.03 percent would help Vietnam be able to get this year target of 6.2 percent.