Business

October sees slight CPI increase

The consumer price index (CPI) in October rose by 0.37 percent against September, a slightly lower than the level of 0.62 percent in the previous month.

According to the General Statistics Office (GSO), the index jumped by 2.99 percent over the same period last year, and the CPI for the first ten months of the year increased by 7.17 percent compared to the same period last year.
Business

HCM City’s CPI rises by 0.15 percent in October

Ho Chi Minh City’s consumer price index (CPI) rose by 0.15 percent in October over the previous month and 5.87 percent compared with the beginning of the year, according to the city’s Statistics Office.
Hanoi CPI increases by 0.77 percent in September Business

Hanoi CPI increases by 0.77 percent in September

Hanoi’s consumer price index (CPI) rose by 0.77 percent in September over the last month and 9.44 percent compared to the level at the beginning of the year, according to the municipal statistics department.
Business

Vietnam Trade Fair opens in Cambodia

The Vietnam Trade Fair 2009 “Friendship, Cooperation and Development”, the second of its kind, opened at the Mondial National Exhibition Centre in Phnom Penh on Sept. 2.
CPI continues to see slight rise in August Business

CPI continues to see slight rise in August

The consumer price index (CPI) in August rose by 0.24 percent against July and 1.97 percent when compared to the same period last year, reported the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Border trade zone draws thousands Business

Border trade zone draws thousands

The official opening of the Tinh Bien Commercial Zone in An Giang Province on August 22 coincides with a festival to promote high quality Vietnamese goods in the Tinh Bien area that borders Cambodia.
World

Cuba cuts spending to save worsening economy

Cuba will cut spending, including dispensable expenditure in education and health care, in an effort to revive its falling economy due to the adverse impacts of the global crisis.
Business

Supermarkets to oust market stalls

A pilot trading floor for agricultural products ad the replacement of traditional markets with supermarkets are key objectives of a master plan to modernise HCM City ’s retail market system.