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.
Long-term forecast positive for FMCG market Business

Long-term forecast positive for FMCG market

The fast moving consumer goods market will remain strong in the long term in the country’s four major cities of Hanoi, Da Nang, Ho Chi Minh City, and Can Tho and see an acceleration in rural areas, according to Kantar Worldpanel, a global data, insights and consulting company.
Deputy PM addresses issues of public concern Politics

Deputy PM addresses issues of public concern

Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh made clear a number of issues of public concern following the part of the question-and-answer session on culture, sports and tourism during the ongoing seventh session of the 14th National Assembly in Hanoi on June 6.
Hanoi’s economy continues to grow Business

Hanoi’s economy continues to grow

Hanoi’s economy continue to grow in the first five months of this year, reported Director of the municipal Department of Planning and Investment Nguyen ManhQuyen at a recent conference held by the municipal People’s Committee.
HCM City’s CPI up 0.58 percent in May Business

HCM City’s CPI up 0.58 percent in May

The consumer price index (CPI) of Ho Chi Minh City, the country’s biggest economic hub, increased by 0.58 percent in May compared with the previous month and 4.41 percent year-on-year, the municipal Statistics Office announced on May 29.