TITLE

Testing Times For Policymakers

PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;May2008, Vol. 19 Issue 5, preceding p2
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents an analysis on the implications of the fluctuating value of dong on Vietnam's national inflation rate and export economy. It relates that the inconsistency in the intervention strategy of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) in buoying the dong against the dollar reflects the government's conflicting policy aims. Moreover, it adds that the Vietnamese government needs to establish a concrete policy in controlling money supply growth to curb the growing inflation rate.
ACCESSION #
31782351

 

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