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.
Hanoi to clamp down on illegal storage sites Society

Hanoi to clamp down on illegal storage sites

The People’s Committee of Hanoi has asked authorised agencies and local authorities at the grass-roots levels to tighten inspection and demolish the areas being illegally used to store construction materials in the city.
NA Chairwoman meets voters in Can Tho Politics

NA Chairwoman meets voters in Can Tho

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan dealt with the issues of education, BOT, infrastructure investment, and electricity price, during a meeting with constituents in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on June 17.
HCM City to host 2nd Vietbuild expo of 2019 Business

HCM City to host 2nd Vietbuild expo of 2019

The Vietbuild International Exhibition with the theme of construction, building materials, real estate, and interior and exterior decoration will be held in Ho Chi Minh City from June 19-23.
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.
Five-month CPI rises 2.74 percent year-on-year Business

Five-month CPI rises 2.74 percent year-on-year

The consumer price index (CPI) between January and May increased by 2.74 percent from the same period last year – the slowest five-month pace over the last three years, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Vietnamese, Cambodian localities enhance mutual support Society

Vietnamese, Cambodian localities enhance mutual support

The Border Guard High Command of the southwestern province of Tay Ninh on May 25 presented fuel serving border patrol to the police department of Cambodia’s Tbong Khmum province as part of the bilateral cooperation to fight crime along the border.
Lao exports via GSP, FTAs near 1.31 bln USD in 2018 World

Lao exports via GSP, FTAs near 1.31 bln USD in 2018

Laos’ exports via the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) and free trade agreements (FTAs) neared 1.31 billion USD last year, accounting for 24.3 percent of the total exports, according to the Lao News Agency KPL on May 6.