Fuel Price Hikes To Drive Inflation Higher

January 2008
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Jan2008, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p5
Country Report
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The article analyzes the effect of the rise in the price of fuel in Vietnam. The price increase has been viewed as placing additional pressure on the government to control inflation. According to Deputy Finance Minister Tran Van Ta, petroleum traders had convinced the government to raise the price of retail petrol. The increase in fuel prices may result in a parallel rise in inflation.


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