Inflation around 3.3 – 3.5 percent this year: Deputy PM Business

Inflation around 3.3 – 3.5 percent this year: Deputy PM

The Steering Committee for Price Management held a meeting in Hanoi on September 27, during which Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue said that if there are no unexpected factors, this year’s inflation can be kept at around 3.3 – 3.5 percent.
HCM City's retail sales remain strong Business

HCM City's retail sales remain strong

Ho Chi Minh City’s retail sales and services grew by 12.2 percent year-on-year in the first half to nearly 600 trillion VND (25.8 billion USD), according to its Department of Industry and Trade.
DK1 – A sovereign landmark Politics

DK1 – A sovereign landmark

DK1 platforms were built on the southern continental shelf during 1989-1998. It has become Vietnam’s special national sovereign landmark on sea.
Avian flu breakouts recorded in 11 localities Health

Avian flu breakouts recorded in 11 localities

Outbreaks of A/H5N1 and A/H5N6 avian influenza, which is transmittable to humans, have been reported in 13 communes of 11 localities nationwide from the start of 2019, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Low CPI growth facilitates inflation control: Deputy PM Business

Low CPI growth facilitates inflation control: Deputy PM

A CPI rise at three-year low during the first half of 2019 has greatly helped stabilise the macro-economy, promote economic growth and leave much room for inflation control for the remaining of the year, according to Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue.
 Big pork shortage looms over Vietnam Business

Big pork shortage looms over Vietnam

Vietnam could have a shortfall of 500,000 tonnes of pork, or nearly 20 percent of demand, in the period until the Lunar New Year in early 2020 due to the effect of African swine flu (ASF), according to global research firm Ipsos Business Consulting.
Six-month CPI growth lowest in three years: GSO Business

Six-month CPI growth lowest in three years: GSO

The consumer price index (CPI) in the first half of 2019 increased on average 2.64 percent against the same period last year, the lowest pace recorded over the past three years, General Statistics Office (GSO) General Director Nguyen Bich Lam announced on June 28.