Vietnam: Inflation in April jumps to highest level since November 2014
February 24, 2016
In April, consumer prices increased 0.30% over the previous month, which came in below March’s 0.57% rise. According to the General Statistics Office of Vietnam, April’s hike in prices reflected higher prices in 1 of the 11 components of the index.
Inflation edged up from 1.7% in March to 1.9% in April, tallying the highest reading since November 2014. Meanwhile, annual average inflation remained steady at the 0.8% reading tallied in March.