VIETNAM: Inflationary Pressures Remain Stubborn

October 2011
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Oct2011, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p2
Country Report
The article focuses on the inflationary pressures in Vietnam wherein consumer price inflation (CPI) has accelerated from 22.2 percent in July to 23 percent in August 2011. It mentions that stabilising commodity prices coupled with weak money supply and credit growth forecast that inflationary pressures will cool during the remaining months of the period. It also notes that the State Bank of Vietnam will keep its policy rate.


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