Fuel prices set to put pressure on inflation Business

Fuel prices set to put pressure on inflation

Increases in environmental protection taxes on petroleum from the beginning of next year would weigh heavily on inflation, especially as fuel prices rise worldwide, according to the Vietnam Institute For Economic and Policy Research (VEPR).
2017- successful year in inflation control: GSO Business

2017- successful year in inflation control: GSO

The year of 2017 is considered a successful year in inflation control, as the average CPI increased 3.53 percent over 2016 and 2.6 percent compared to December 2016, fulfilling the target of keeping the rate under 4 percent for the whole year, said Director of the General Statistics Office (GSO) Nguyen Bich Lam.
VINPA asks for petroleum protection Business

VINPA asks for petroleum protection

The Vietnam Petroleum Association (VINPA) has proposed to establish commercial barriers to protect local firms once import duties on fuel products are gradually reduced to zero percent.
Logistics key for aviation sector Business

Logistics key for aviation sector

Vietnam’s aviation sector must use advanced technologies such as e-commerce for its management, operations and business as it is a trend in global aviation transport, experts said in HCM City.
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).