HCM City’s CPI inches up 0.06 percent in November Business

HCM City’s CPI inches up 0.06 percent in November

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Ho Chi Minh City rose by 0.06 percent in November from the previous month, raising the total CPI rise in the 11-month period to 2.94 percent, according to the municipal Statistics Office.
Remittances expected to rebound by year’s end Business

Remittances expected to rebound by year’s end

Vietnam is one of a few countries worldwide to successfully control the COVID-19 pandemic, creating opportunities to invest in the country and attracting overseas remittances for production expansion.
Laos’ GDP forecast to contract by 2.5 percent: ADB World

Laos’ GDP forecast to contract by 2.5 percent: ADB

Economic expansion of Laos is forecast to contract this year for the first time since 1980s due to impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the economy will recover in 2021, according to the Asian Development (ADB)’s recent report.
Vietnam’s CPI index goes up slightly in August Business

Vietnam’s CPI index goes up slightly in August

Vietnam’s consumer price index (CPI) slightly went up 0.07 percent month-on-month in August due to the impacts of heavy rainfalls nationwide and rise in domestic rice and education service prices, reported the General Statistics Office on August 29.
COVID-19-induced uncertainty affects bond markets Business

COVID-19-induced uncertainty affects bond markets

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to drag on local currency bond markets in emerging East Asia, including Vietnam, as investment sentiment globally and in the region wane and containment measures limit economic activity.
Equity market draws back investors Business

Equity market draws back investors

Foreign investors are edging back into emerging markets like Vietnam on hopes the recent significant recovery of the equity market will reassure those hoping to capitalise on stronger economic growth in the emerging world.