Official: Vietnam could achieve trade balance this year Business

Official: Vietnam could achieve trade balance this year

Vietnam could achieve trade balance, or even a trade surplus this year, deputy head of the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Agency of Foreign Trade Tran Thanh Hai told a regular press conference of the ministry in Hanoi on September 30.
Trade surplus hits record in 10 months Business

Trade surplus hits record in 10 months

Vietnam’s exports rose 4.7 percent year-on-year in the first ten months of this year to 229.27 billion USD, for a trade surplus of a record 18.72 billion USD, the General Statistics Office announced on October 29.​
Vietnam’s CPI index goes up slightly in August Business

Vietnam’s CPI index goes up slightly in August

Vietnam’s consumer price index (CPI) slightly went up 0.07 percent month-on-month in August due to the impacts of heavy rainfalls nationwide and rise in domestic rice and education service prices, reported the General Statistics Office on August 29.
Iron, steel exports to Germany soar in Q1 Business

Iron, steel exports to Germany soar in Q1

Iron and steel exports to Germany saw significant increases in volume and value in the first quarter of this year, according to preliminary statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
April CPI down 1.54 percent month-on-month Business

April CPI down 1.54 percent month-on-month

Significant falls in the price of petrol, oil, non-food items, and foodstuffs were behind a month-on-month decline of 1.54 percent in the CPI in April, the General Statistics Office (GSO) said on April 29.
March CPI falls 0.21 percent month on month Business

March CPI falls 0.21 percent month on month

Lower prices in seven of the 11 groups of consumer goods and services helped drag the consumer price index (CPI) in March down by 0.21 percent from last month, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Petro price hikes push Hanoi’s CPI up 0.24 percent Business

Petro price hikes push Hanoi’s CPI up 0.24 percent

Hanoi’s consumer price index (CPI) in October increased 0.24 percent month-on-month and 4.09 percent year on year as transport costs rose 1.42 percent due to the petrol price hikes, according to the Hanoi Statistics Department.