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Low inflation prompts push to increase public service prices

Ministries have been asked to propose higher fees for state-operated services after Vietnam recorded the lowest 6-month inflation in three years. 

Electricity and petrol price hikes pushing inflation up

The latest petrol and power price hike have directly impacted April’s consumer price index, the General Statistics Office (GSO) says.

Vietnam Q1 inflation lowest in three years

The consumer price index (CPI) increased 2.7 percent year-on-year in the first quarter, the lowest increase in three years.
April 02, 2019 | 12:40 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s latest fuel price hike spikes inflation concerns

Last weekend’s increase in fuel prices has stoked fears that Vietnam might not meet its 2018 inflation target.
October 08, 2018 | 02:13 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s inflation target under pressure: experts

Higher commodity and fuel prices can make things difficult, but economists also see some mitigating factors.
July 07, 2018 | 07:54 am GMT+7

Fuel price hike propels Vietnam’s May inflation to record high

Inflation could rise even further and cannot be taken lightly, PM cautions.
May 30, 2018 | 04:47 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s inflation edges closer to annual limit in October

Higher prices for healthcare and food caused CPI to jump nearly 3 percent on-year.
October 30, 2017 | 07:07 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's fight against corruption makes minor inroads: report

Vietnam still remains in the group of countries where corruption is considered 'serious'. 
January 26, 2017 | 04:00 am GMT+7

Inflation speeds up in Vietnam on higher healthcare costs

Officials say energy prices may soon rise due to an anticipated cut in global oil output.
October 29, 2016 | 11:33 am GMT+7

Vietnam records lowest consumer price index increase since February

CPI rose a modest 0.1 percent on-month, the lowest increase in the past 6 months.
August 24, 2016 | 06:40 pm GMT+7

Vietnam delays health care cost hikes amid rising inflation

Soaring prices of medicine and other medical services have pushed up inflation in the first half.
August 02, 2016 | 11:50 am GMT+7

Vietnam's central bank grapples to fight inflation

The State Bank says will tread carefully on any changes to monetary policy.
July 27, 2016 | 11:48 am GMT+7

Inflation rises following higher transportation costs

The June consumer price index (CPI) in Vietnam advanced 0.46 percent from May, according the data from the statistics office released on Friday.
June 24, 2016 | 10:16 am GMT+7

China consumer inflation rises in May

Deflationary pressures in Chinese industry eased in May while consumer inflation remained relatively steady, official data showed Thursday, leaving authorities room for further policy easing to boost growth.
June 09, 2016 | 11:49 am GMT+7

Vietnam aims to keep inflation under 5 percent in 2016

The Vietnamese government is committed to keeping annual inflation rate below 5 percent this year, the government's online news portal cited Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue as saying.
May 30, 2016 | 05:08 pm GMT+7
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