The national consumer price index (CPI) in July grew by 0.4 per cent against June and 3.39 per cent year-on-year, the General Statistics Office (GSO) reported on July 29.
Local gold prices kept soaring this morning to pass the historic high on July 6, reaching VNĐ50.32 million (US$2,172) per tael (1.2 ounces). The prices of the yellow metal went up in the global market.
PM Phúc said the task of economic recovery was more urgent than ever and that Việt Nam must make use of the fact it has controlled the COVID-19 pandemic early.
Local gold prices eased lightly yesterday after soaring to its 8.5 year highest near VNĐ50 million (US$2,168) per tael (1.2 ounce) on Wednesday. A same trend was reported in the global market.
Firms with US dollar-denominated debts estimate to regain significantly in the second quarter of this year as the US dollar has devalued against the Vietnamese đồng in the period after reporting a surge in the first quarter.