CPI up 4.15 percent in six months Business

CPI up 4.15 percent in six months

The consumer price index (CPI) in the first half of 2017 rose 4.15 percent compared to the same period last year, head of the Price Statistics Department under the General Statistics Office Vu Thi Thu Thuy reported at a press conference in Hanoi on June 29.
Lower food prices pull CPI down in May Business

Lower food prices pull CPI down in May

Consumer price index (CPI) in May dropped by 0.53 percent from the previous month mostly due to a sharp fall in food prices, the General Statistics Office (GSO) said on May 29.
Singapore’s inflation remains low in April ASEAN

Singapore’s inflation remains low in April

Singapore’s inflation rate in April decreased 0.4 percent year-on-year, coming in below the 0.7 percent in the previous month, according to the latest report by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI).
Consumer price index unchanged in April Business

Consumer price index unchanged in April

The consumer price index (CPI) in April remained unchanged from the previous month, but up 4.3 percent against the same period last year, the General Statistics Office (GSO) announced on April 29.
CPI ups 0.46 percent in January Business

CPI ups 0.46 percent in January

The consumer price index (CPI) in January rose 0.46 percent over December, 2016 and 5.22 percent compared to the same month last year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
HCM City’s banks maintain high growth Business

HCM City’s banks maintain high growth

Banks in the southern economic hub of Ho Chi Minh City have maintained their high growth in 2016 compared to previous year, according to the Ho Chi Minh City branch of the State Bank.
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.
Lower economic growth forecast for Singapore ASEAN

Lower economic growth forecast for Singapore

Singaporean private sector economists have forecast the nation’s economic growth at 1.4 percent this year, down from their previous projection of 1.8 percent, according to a survey by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on December 14.
CPI up 2.27 percent in January-October Business

CPI up 2.27 percent in January-October

The consumer price index (CPI) in the first 10 months of 2016 registered a year-on-year increase of 2.27 percent, the General Statistics Office (GSO) announced on October 28.
Singapore: CPI drops for 23rd month ASEAN

Singapore: CPI drops for 23rd month

The latest data jointly released by the Singapore Ministry of Trade and Industry and the Monetary Authority of Singapore showed that the country’s Consumer Price index (CPI) dropped for the 23rd month