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February’s CPI edges up due to strong demand during Tet

The consumer price index (CPI) in February edged up 0.73 percent monthly and 3.15 percent annually, largely driven by people’s high demand for commodities and services to be used in the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival, the country’s largest holiday in a year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
An electronic plant in Tan Binh district, HCMC. Electronic import turnover was one of items with high year on year increase in the first seven months this year (Photo: SGGP)

Import turnover moves up 24 percent in seven months

Import turnover was estimated to reach US$118 billion in the first seven months this year, a year on year increase of 24 percent, reported the General Statistics Office of Vietnam (GSO).
Vietnam’s monthly consumer price index (CPI) in July rose again by 0.11 percent, following the rebound of food prices, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO). (Photo: VNA/VNS)

Slight gain in July consumer price index

Vietnam’s monthly consumer price index (CPI) in July rose again by 0.11 percent, following the rebound of food prices, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).