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Vietnam strives to reduce cash payment proportion

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Vietnam strives to reduce cash payment proportion

The Vietnamese Government plans to reduce the cash payment proportion to less than 10 percent by 2020 and 8 percent by 2025, which can be done by expanding the network of automatic teller machines (ATMs) and points of sale (POS) nationwide.

Economy shows signs of losing momentum: expert

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Economy shows signs of losing momentum: expert

Vietnam’s economy grew at a fast pace in the first half of 2018 compared to the previous years, but there are indications that it is losing momentum – a problem not only in the last half of the year but also in 2019 and 2020.

Thailand to keep interest rate unchanged

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Thailand to keep interest rate unchanged

Thailand’s central bank plans to keep its interest rate unchanged again on August 8 to aid economic growth as inflation remains benign and policymakers say capital outflows are not currently a concern, according to Reuters.

Vietnam takes lead in PMI rankings

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Vietnam takes lead in PMI rankings

Vietnam maintained its lead in the ASEAN Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) rankings, registering another solid improvement in its goods-producing sector in July, the latest survey from Nikkei’s IHS Markit revealed on August 1.

Positive economic index in July

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Positive economic index in July

Vietnam’s socio-economic performance in July continued to see positive developments with equal growth in all the three sectors, namely macro economy, industrial production and services.

CPI goes down slightly in July

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CPI goes down slightly in July

The General Statistics Office reported that the CPI of Vietnam fell slightly by 0.09% in July. The figure represented a year-on-year increase of 4.46% and was up 2.13% against December 2017.