TITLE

ECONOMIC RISK: QI09 Growth To Slow

PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Apr2009, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the possible slowing down to 4.0-4.5% year-on-year growth of Vietnam's gross domestic product (GDP) in the first quarter of 2009, according to sources from the Planning and Investment Ministry. It notes that the said decline was attributed mainly to sluggish growth in the manufacturing and service industries as well as deteriorating levels of exports and foreign investment. It also forecasts the country's GDP for the entire year will fall to 2.9% from 6.2% in 2008.
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37167585

 

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