Print Edition - 2017-10-24  |  Money Digest

Vietnam eyes GDP growth of 6.5-6.7 pc in 2018

- Xinhua, HANOI

Oct 24, 2017-

Vietnam has planned to post a gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 6.5-6.7 percent next year, compared with the target of 6.7 percent set for this year, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Monday told local legislators. The prime minister presented the government’s report on national socio-economic situations in 2017 and initial socioeconomic targets in 2018 at the fourth session of the 14th National Assembly of Vietnam, the country’s top legislature, which opened on Monday. Other initial socioeconomic development targets set for next year include an increase of 7-8 percent in export turnovers, an urban unemployment rate of below 4 percent and total investment capital making up 33-34 percent of GDP. 

Published: 24-10-2017 08:52

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