CPI inches up 0.005% in August Business

InfographicCPI inches up 0.005% in August

Vietnam’s consumer price index (CPI) in August increased slightly by 0.005% from the previous month. Among the 11 groups of main consumer goods and services, nine reported price hikes, according to the General Statistics Office.
PM asks for stronger price stabilisation efforts Politics

PM asks for stronger price stabilisation efforts

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on July 31 sent a dispatch to ministers, heads of ministry-level agencies and chairmen of the People’s Committees of centrally-run provinces and cities, asking for strengthened efforts in the management of prices of essential goods and services.
CPI goes up 2.54% in seven months: GSO Business

CPI goes up 2.54% in seven months: GSO

The July consumer price index (CPI) grew 0.4% from the previous month, contributing to the year-on-year growth of 2.54% in the first seven months of 2022, the General Statistics Office (GSO) said on July 29.
Retail sales of goods, services up in May Business

Retail sales of goods, services up in May

Vietnam saw strong growth in its revenue from retail sales of goods and services in May 2022 due to an increase in tourism demand after the pandemic is basically under control and the 31st SEA Games was successfully held in the country in mid-May.
VAT reduction: impacts and problems in implementation Business

VAT reduction: impacts and problems in implementation

Vietnam’s Government slashed the value-added tax (VAT) rate from 10 to 8 percent earlier this month – a move that cost the State budget 49.4 trillion VND (2.2 billion USD) but, along with other support, is expected to help boost the pandemic-hit economy.
August retail sales plunge as COVID-19 cases on rise Business

August retail sales plunge as COVID-19 cases on rise

Total retail sales of goods and services in August slid 10.5 percent month-on-month and 33.7 percent year-on-year as a result of restrictions imposed to contain the ongoing COVID-19 resurgence, data from the General Statistics Office (GSO) shows.
Vecom question tax regulations Business

Vecom question tax regulations

The Vietnam e-Commerce Association (Vecom) said that a number of regulations in Circular 40 were not yet feasible, which could impact activities of hundreds of thousands of individuals doing business on e-commerce floors.
CPI inches up 0.16 percent in May Business

CPI inches up 0.16 percent in May

Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam’s consumer price index (CPI) in May was up 0.16 percent against April and 2.9 percent from last year, reported the General Statistics Office (GSO) on May 29.