Key economic indicators announced

08:42 | 29/12/2014

VGP – The gross domestic product (GDP) in 2014 was estimated at 5.98% over the previous year, posting a year-on-year positive surge of 0.56%, said Director General of the Viet Nam General Statistics Office (GSO) Nguyen Bich Lam.

Lam announced the figures at a recent press conference in Ha Noi.

According to Mr. Lam, GDP expanded by 5.06% in Q1; 5.34% in Q2; 6.07% in Q3; and 6.96% in Q4.

The agro-forestry and fishery sector’s growth went up 2.6%. The industrial production index jumped 7.6% against the previous year. The processing and manufacturing industry saw a year-on-year growth rise of 8.7%.

The fluctuation of key economic indicators in comparison with 2013 (Unit: %)  

GDP

+5.98

Agro-forestry-fishery sector

+3.9

Industrial production

+7.6

Total retail sales of goods and services

+10.6

Total export turnover  

+13.6

Total import turnover

+12.1

Int’l arrivals

+4.0

Implemented State budget capital against schedule

100.3 (%)

CPI

+4.09

 

By Kim Loan