CPI merely rises by 2.79 percent in 2019

CPI merely rises by 2.79 percent in 2019

2019 is the second consecutive year that the economic growth of Vietnam was above 7 percent since 2011. Particularly, the gross domestic product (GDP) of Vietnam grew 7.02 percent while the consumer price index (CPI) merely rose 2.79 percent.
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PM assures people of down pork price

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc assured people that price of pork will go down because the country still has 25 million pigs.
Enterprises promote import of pork into Vietnam

Enterprises promote import of pork into Vietnam

The Ministry of Industry and Trade on December 17 announced that, currently, enterprises have been promoting import of pork into Vietnam amid the situation that the price of pigs has risen to VND90,000 per kilogram and large husbandry enterprises are also taking advantage of high pork prices.
HCMC focuses on preparing goods for Tet holidays

HCMC focuses on preparing goods for Tet holidays

The year 2019 will end in seven weeks and the lunar New Year is 20 days after the New Year. In order to ensure supply of all kinds of goods with stable prices for 10 million people, the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City ordered departments and enterprises to focus on preparation of goods for Tet holidays.
The prices of pork climb due to inadequate supply. (Photo: SGGP)

Total pig herd remains at around 25 million pigs

The prices of pork have been skyrocketing, forcing several families to replace pork by poultry meat. Meanwhile, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development assured that the shortage of pork was merely around 200,000 tons, while other sources forecast a shortage of 500,000 tons of pork.
HCMC’s industrial production rises 7.26 percent

HCMC’s industrial production rises 7.26 percent

According to the Department of Industry and Trade of Ho Chi Minh City, industrial production index of the city in the first nine months of this year still managed to achieve a fairly good growth of 7.26 percent over the same period last year.
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Thailand puts 24 provinces on alert against African swine fever

Thai authorities have designated 24 provinces as "surveillance areas" for African swine fever and ordered strict animal control with the aim of preventing an outbreak of the disease that has struck neighbouring countries.