HCMC miraculously posts positive growth in first six months

HCMC miraculously posts positive growth in first six months

Amid several difficulties due to the Covid-19 pandemic and decreasing oil price that have caused many countries to fall into a crisis, the fact that Ho Chi Minh City still managed to post positive economic growth in the first six months of this year is a miracle, said Mr. Huynh Van Hung, Director of the Department of Statistics of HCMC, at a press conference to announce the city’s socio-economic data in the first six months of this year.
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.
City leader requires customs agency to better service to boost economic growth

City leader requires customs agency to better service to boost economic growth

The Customs Department of HCMC should well cooperate with agencies in the city to solve difficulties in customs policies to ensure residents and businesses’ satisfaction and create the best conditions to boost economic growth, said Deputy Chairman of HCMC People’s Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen on June 26.
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Thailand: State investment expected to fuel economic growth

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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.