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Vietnam Quarterly Macroeconomic Report

Quarter 2 - 2018

The domestic economy in Q2 saw a positive growth rate of 6.79% (yoy), the highest in the past 10 years. The agriculture, forestry, fishery, and service sectors continued to improve sharply. The industry and construction sector also grew at a high rate of 9.07% in the first half of the year. The manufacturing continued to be the driving force of the whole economy. Meanwhile, the mining industry has turned back down, reflecting the seasonal characteristic of the positive growth in Q1. more…

July 12, 2018

Vietnam Quarterly Macroeconomic Report

Quarter 1 - 2018

The domestic economy in Q1 witnessed an unusually high growth rate of 7.38% (yoy), the highest in 10 years. The agriculture, forestry, fishery, and service sectors improved sharply compared to previous years. The industry and construction sector also grew at a high rate of 9.7%. The manufacturing continued to be the driving force for the whole economy. Meanwhile, the mining industry has gained positive growth after two years of decline. The number of new jobs and newly established firms in Q1 did not increase sharply like the growth of the economy compared to the previous year. more…

April 12, 2018

Vietnam Quarterly Macroeconomic Report

Quarter 4 - 2017

The domestic economy, after an abnormal Q3, continued to be reported with even more impressive growth rate of 7.65% (yoy), which contributed to the overall growth rate of 6.81% in 2017, surpassing the National Assembly’s target of 6.7%. Agriculture, forestry and fishery and service sectors improved greatly compared to previous years. The number of foreign visitors set a record of nearly 13 million, contributing to the recovery of service sector. The manufacturing witnessed a tremendous growth of 14.4%, being the driving force of the whole industry sector. more…

March 5, 2018

Global Future Survey 1/2017

The first Global Future Survey in the year 2017 has been published by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the Fraunhofer Institute. more…

November 23, 2017

Evaluation of the Law on Public Debt Management of Vietnam and some Policy Implications

In Vietnam, the scale of public debt tends to increase dramatically and has approached the limit set by the National Assembly. This fact indicates the need to enhance the effectiveness of public debt management. Meanwhile, the Law on Public Debt Management in 2009, after eight years of implementation, has revealed some shortcomings that need to be amended and supplemented. In such context, the draft revision of the Law on Public Debt Management has been developed and is expected to be passed at the fourth session of the 14th National Assembly in October - November this year. more…

November 20, 2017


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