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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.

Vietnam forecasts GDP growth of at least 6.5 pct in 2018, says 2017 target in sight

The government's latest forecast is more optimistic than the World Bank's projection. 

In Europre, inflation targets still proving elusive

Inflation broke through target earlier this year, largely because sterling's plunge in value since Britons voted to leave the EU in June 2016.
September 11, 2017 | 02:10 pm GMT+7

Getting to the core of global inflation

But the global economy is growing strongly.
August 21, 2017 | 02:35 pm GMT+7

Europe's recovery strengthens, unemployment at 8-year low

The jobless rate of 9.1 percent was better than predicted by analysts.
July 31, 2017 | 05:11 pm GMT+7

China's June factory price inflation subdued on modest raw materials recovery

Oversupply and weak demand remain problems.
July 10, 2017 | 10:58 am GMT+7

Vietnam won't change GDP growth target for 2017 after Q1 slowdown

The government has adopted a determined stance despite a slowdown in the industrial sector, a smaller rice harvest and a widening trade gap.
May 05, 2017 | 03:02 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's Q1 economic growth slowest in 3 years

The industrial sector and trade deficit have been dragging on the country's economic momentum.
March 29, 2017 | 02:25 pm GMT+7

Vietnam oil product prices slashed by highest margin since Jan 2016

The government is trying to curb inflation in 2017, and lower fuel prices might help it meet the annual target. 
March 22, 2017 | 03:09 pm GMT+7

Vietnam sets goal of 6.7 percent economic growth for next year

Legislators eye a recovery after the economy cooled off in the first half of 2016.
November 08, 2016 | 02:00 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’s credit growth up 10.6 percent in first nine months

The credit growth target of 18-20 percent could be difficult to reach this year.
October 07, 2016 | 05:49 pm GMT+7

Higher food, petrol prices fuel Vietnam’s inflation: HSBC

Vietnam's ambitious economic growth target is likely to put more pressure on the economy.
September 29, 2016 | 02:54 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 battles to hit 6.7 pct growth goal

Economic slow-down is threatening to scupper the government's annual target.
July 29, 2016 | 11:01 am GMT+7