6.5 percent GDP growth needed to avoid deflation: expert

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

Vietnam needs to attain a gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate of at least 6.5 percent to steer clear of deflation risks, an expert said on June 30 given the slowing inflation rate over the past year.

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China's soft May inflation increases calls for fiscal stimulus

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China's soft May inflation increases calls for fiscal stimulus

China's consumer inflation eased while producer prices stayed stubbornly in deflation in May, bolstering the case for fiscal stimulus as the world's second-largest economy shrugs off monetary easing.

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China's baby steps toward economic disaster

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China's baby steps toward economic disaster

The longer China's economy stalls, the lonelier Zhou Xiaochuan, governor of the People's Bank of China, is certain to get. There's simply no playbook for a central banker facing so many competing challenges: deflation, excessive debt, chaotic global financial markets and vested interests resisting reform. Zhou seems to have little choice but to make things up as he goes along.

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Singapore runs deflation in four consecutive months

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VietnamPlus English 4 month(s) ago

Singapore saw deflation for the fourth consecutive month in February, with the consumer price index (CPI) dropping further by 0.3 percent year-on-year, according to its Department of Statistics.

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China takes lessons from Japan, past master on slowdown, deflation

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Báo Thanh Niên English 5 month(s) ago

Chinese regulators are turning to Japan for lessons on economic history, determined to keep the world's second biggest economy from taking the same path of recession and deflation that has blighted its neighbour for the past 20 years.

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Economy starts year ‘all guns blazing’

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VietnamNet English 5 month(s) ago

Economy starts year ‘all guns blazing’

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam's economy is starting the year ‘all guns blazing’ and may outperform last year’s growth, showing that the government's efforts to tame inflation and regain macroeconomic stability are sound and timely.

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Economy starts year ‘all guns blazing’

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VOV News English 5 month(s) ago

Economy starts year ‘all guns blazing’

(VOV) - Vietnam's economy is starting the year ‘all guns blazing’ and may outperform last year’s growth, showing that the government's efforts to tame inflation and regain macroeconomic stability are sound and timely.

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Singapore remains world's most expensive city

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VietnamPlus English 5 month(s) ago

Singapore remains world's most expensive city

Singapore retained its title as the world's most expensive city for the second consecutive year, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).

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Vietnam's inflation likely to rebound in March after a 4-month slope

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Vietnam's inflation likely to rebound in March after a 4-month slope

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China February HSBC PMI at seven-month high but deflation risk persists

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China February HSBC PMI at seven-month high but deflation risk persists

Activity in China's factory sector edged up to a seven-month high in February but export orders shrank and deflationary pressures persisted, a private business survey showed on Monday, underlying economic fragility that may need more policy support.

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China seeks to cushion economy as leaders meet to set goals

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China seeks to cushion economy as leaders meet to set goals

China showed its determination to combat a slowdown in the world’s second-largest economy, cutting interest rates before a yearly gathering of the legislature where the Communist leadership typically unveils its goals for the year.

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China central bank steps up easing tempo as factory activity shrinks

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China central bank steps up easing tempo as factory activity shrinks

Weakness in China's vast manufacturing sector, aggravated by high real borrowing costs and weak demand, appears to have driven the central bank to accelerate the pace of monetary easing to ward off deflation in the world's second-largest economy.

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February CPI falls on spiralling oil prices

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February CPI falls on spiralling oil prices

Vietnam's consumer price index (CPI) fell by 0.05 percent in February compared to January and 0.25 percent from December 2014, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

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February CPI falls on spiralling oil prices

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February CPI falls on spiralling oil prices

Vietnam's consumer price index (CPI) fell by 0.05 percent in February compared to January and 0.25 percent from December 2014, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

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February CPI falls on spiralling oil prices

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VietNam News English 5 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Viet Nam's consumer price index (CPI) fell by 0.05 per cent in February compared to January and 0.25 per cent from December 2014, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

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