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Vietnam’s loose monetary policy a stability threat

Vietnam's overly loose monetary policy poses a downside risk to macroeconomic stability, according to a new analysis by Fitch Solutions.

Fuel tax to up Vietnam inflation by 1.6 percent

Vietnam’s inflation will rise when the new environmental tax on fuel comes into effect next year, a report says.

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

New US interest rate to exert pressure on Vietnam’s inflation goal

The recent increase in U.S. interest rate will generate pressure on the Vietnamese dong and make inflation target hard to meet, experts warn.
September 29, 2018 | 08:58 pm GMT+7

Venezuelan immigrants survive on the streets in Brazil

Many Venezuelans thought they were leaving a collapsing economy for a land of milk and honey just next door.
August 31, 2018 | 08:10 am GMT+7

IMF report calls for reforms to mitigate economic risks

Vietnam needs to achieve fiscal consolidation and improve its public debt situation to face possible economic challenges, the International Monetary Fund has said.
July 19, 2018 | 10:28 am 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

No hike in power prices, medical fees, Vietnam PM orders

At CPI of 3.29 percent in the first half of 2018, it would be difficult to control CPI of the whole year to below four percent as targeted.
July 04, 2018 | 03:42 pm 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

Fuel price hike threatens inflation in Vietnam

Prices of most popular fuels surged up to 8.5 percent, after four consecutive hikes since the beginning of this year. 
May 27, 2018 | 09:58 am GMT+7

Vietnam to contain inflation in 2018, won't boost economic growth at any cost: PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has outlined his fiscal plans in a recent article.
March 02, 2018 | 10:25 am GMT+7

Asian markets finish week on a high

Friday saw a bounce-back as investors tracked their New York counterparts
February 23, 2018 | 03:58 pm GMT+7

Stocks rally despite US inflation spike, dollar on defensive

Asian stocks gained on Thursday after Wall Street brushed aside strong U.S. inflation data.
February 15, 2018 | 08:01 am GMT+7

Japan inflation ticks up but far from target

When the volatile prices for fresh food and energy were stripped out, prices rose by even less.
December 01, 2017 | 09:02 am 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
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