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).
Statistics sector works to further improve efficiency Business

Statistics sector works to further improve efficiency

The General Statistics Office (GSO) will continue improving the quality of its statistics and increasing information sharing with ministries and sectors, thus better serving the Government’s management over the macro-economy and socio-economic development, GSO General Director Nguyen Bich Lam said.
Vietnam successfully keeps inflation under 5-percent target Business

Vietnam successfully keeps inflation under 5-percent target

GSO General Director Nguyen Bich Lam said 2016 was a successful year in controlling inflation amidst rebounding prices of some essential goods, as the CPI in December increased by 4.74 percent from a year earlier, lower than the 5 percent target set by the National Assembly.