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.
More monetary easing measures forecast in 2020 Business

More monetary easing measures forecast in 2020

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) is expected to further take monetary easing measures to support the country’s GDP growth target of above 5 percent this year in light of a weak economic outlook, experts forecast.
February CPI falls by 0.17 percent Business

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).
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.
Inflation around 3.3 – 3.5 percent this year: Deputy PM Business

Inflation around 3.3 – 3.5 percent this year: Deputy PM

The Steering Committee for Price Management held a meeting in Hanoi on September 27, during which Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue said that if there are no unexpected factors, this year’s inflation can be kept at around 3.3 – 3.5 percent.
Singapore expected to ease monetary policy soon World

Singapore expected to ease monetary policy soon

As Singapore continues to see sluggish trade and growth data, with core inflation at a three-year low, economists forecast the central bank to ease monetary policy in its upcoming review and provide some support to the economy.