CPI must be kept below 4 pct. this year: PM Business

CPI must be kept below 4 pct. this year: PM

Vietnam’s CPI this year must be controlled and grow by less than 4 percent, and this is one of the tasks to develop the economy during the remaining months of 2020, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on July 1.
CPI up 0.66 percent in June Business

CPI up 0.66 percent in June

The June consumer price index (CPI) rose 0.66 percent month-on-month and 3.17 percent year-on-year but was down 0.59 percent against December 2019, the General Statistics Office reported on June 29.
Pork price pushes up November CPI Business

Pork price pushes up November CPI

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) of November increased by 0.96 percent compared to last month, the highest growth for November’s CPI in the last nine years.
MoIT to ensure enough goods for Tet festival Business

MoIT to ensure enough goods for Tet festival

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) will ensure the supply-demand balance of essential commodities for the Tet (Lunar New Year) of 2020 and implement a programme on keeping goods in stock for market stabilisation.
CPI target for 2019 feasible: experts Business

CPI target for 2019 feasible: experts

The target of keeping the country's inflation below 4 percent is feasible, experts said at a recent seminar held in Hanoi by the Institute of Economics and Finance (IEF) under the Academy of Finance.
Low CPI growth facilitates inflation control: Deputy PM Business

Low CPI growth facilitates inflation control: Deputy PM

A CPI rise at three-year low during the first half of 2019 has greatly helped stabilise the macro-economy, promote economic growth and leave much room for inflation control for the remaining of the year, according to Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue.
Six-month CPI growth lowest in three years: GSO Business

Six-month CPI growth lowest in three years: GSO

The consumer price index (CPI) in the first half of 2019 increased on average 2.64 percent against the same period last year, the lowest pace recorded over the past three years, General Statistics Office (GSO) General Director Nguyen Bich Lam announced on June 28.
March CPI falls 0.21 percent month on month Business

March CPI falls 0.21 percent month on month

Lower prices in seven of the 11 groups of consumer goods and services helped drag the consumer price index (CPI) in March down by 0.21 percent from last month, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).