The July consumer price index (CPI) grew 0.4 per cent from the previous month, contributing to the year-on-year growth of 2.54 per cent in the first seven months of this year, the General Statistics Office (GSO) said on Friday.
Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính has warned HCM City of the multiple challenges it faces ahead, urging the city officials to seek drastic measures to address them to ensure a growth rate of 6 - 6.5 per cent this year.
The statistical sector will apply data science to exploit data sources used to calculate the consumer price index of commodity groups; as well as big data technology to compile statistical indicators serving management activities, among others.
Twenty businesses belonging to the Association of North-South Expressway Contractors have submitted a proposal to authorised agencies to solve difficulties and support contractors and investors in implementing the North-South Expressway in 2017-20 period.
SSI Securities Corporation reported a after-tax profit of VNĐ416 billion (US$17.7 million) on revenue of VNĐ1.58 trillion ($67.3 million) in the second quarter of the year, a year-on-year decrease of 26 per cent and 8 per cent, respectively.