GDP grows 2.91 percent this year

GDP grows 2.91 percent this year

The General Statistics Office of Vietnam said that gross domestic product (GDP) was estimated to increase 2.91 percent compared to the previous year in a regular press conference held on December 27 in Hanoi.
CPI slightly goes up in October

CPI slightly goes up in October

The General Statistics Office of Vietnam has just announced that the consumer price index in October this year has the same increase of 0.09 percent compared to the previous month and December last year, the lowest level in the period from 2016 to 2020.
Production at a company in Ho Chi Minh City. (Photo: SGGP)

Vietnam’s economy – bright spot amid Covid-19 pandemic

Despite the disruption of supply chains, Vietnam's gross domestic product (GDP) still rose by 3.68 percent in the first quarter. In the second quarter, the economy nosedived with the growth rate merely at 0.39 percent. In the third quarter, GDP growth recovered to 2.62 percent, sending the three-quarter growth rate to 2.12 percent.
GDP expected to increase by 6.5 percent in 2021

GDP expected to increase by 6.5 percent in 2021

The socio-economic report drafted by the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) states that with the annual growth rate estimated at over 2 percent, aiming to reach about 3 percent, Vietnam is the country with the highest positive growth rate among five major economies in Southeast Asia (ASEAN-5). And it is one of the 16 most successful emerging economies in the world. 
The prices of educational services also increase in some provinces and municipalities. (Photo: SGGP)

CPI slightly edges up in August, education posts strongest increase

Consumer price index (CPI) in August 2020 slightly increased by 0.07 percent compared to the previous month and decreased by 0.12 percent compared to December last year, the lowest levels in the same month in the period from 2016 to 2020.
CPI increases 0.66 percent in June

CPI increases 0.66 percent in June

The consumer price index (CPI) in June this year edged up 0.66 percent compared to the previous month, the highest level of June in the period from 2016 to 2020, but still dropped by 0.59 percent compared to that in December last year.
The February consumer price index (CPI) slips 0.17 percent from the previous month.(Photo: VNA)

February CPI falls by 0.17 percent

The February consumer price index (CPI) slipped 0.17 percent from the previous month due to falling demand for goods after Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday, falling petrol prices, and the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

CPI in January strongly climbs due to festive season

CPI in January strongly climbs due to festive season

The consumer price index (CPI) in January this year jumped by 1.23 percent compared to December last year, the highest level in the past seven years, and soared by 6.43 percent over the same period last year, according to the General Statistics Office of Vietnam.
Industrial processing and manufacturing industry increases 11.37 percent. (Photo: SGGP)

Nine-month economic growth at nearly-10-year high

Mr. Nguyen Bich Lam, general director of the General Statistics Office of Vietnam (GSO), said at the press conference held on September 28 that gross domestic product (GDP) of Vietnam in the first nine months of this year was estimated to rise by 6.98 percent over the same period last year, the highest level in the past nine years.
Food price increases 0.29 percent in August 2019

Electricity, water prices contribute to August CPI increase

Long lasting scorching heat in some localities caused electricity and water demand hike resulting in 0.33 percent and 0.28 percent increase in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) of electricity and water respectively in August, according to the General Statistics Office of Vietnam.