The annual inflation rate in Vietnam increased to 2.64 percent in February 2019 from 2.56 percent in the previous month, as prices rose faster for foodstuff (7.08 percent vs 6.6 percent) and housing and construction materials (1.72 percent vs 0.94 percent). Meantime, inflation slowed for both grain food (1.15 percent vs 2.06 percent) and garment, footwear, hat (1.67 percent vs 1.73 percent). On the other hand, inflation was steady for household appliances and goods (at 1.35 percent) and transport prices continued to fall (-4.54 percent vs -3.95 percent). Annual core inflation, which excludes volatile items, edged down to 1.82 percent in February from 1.83 percent in January. On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.80 percent, following a 0.10 percent rise in January. Inflation Rate in Vietnam averaged 6.34 percent from 1996 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 28.24 percent in August of 2008 and a record low of -2.60 percent in July of 2000.

Inflation Rate in Vietnam is expected to be 2.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Vietnam to stand at 2.30 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Vietnam Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 2.50 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-11-29 03:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.46% 3.89% 4.2%
2018-12-27 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.98% 3.46% 3.5%
2019-01-29 03:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.56% 2.98% 3.5%
2019-02-28 03:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.64% 2.56% 2.7%
2019-03-29 02:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.64% 2.5%
2019-04-29 02:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY
2019-05-29 02:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY


Vietnam Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.64 2.56 28.24 -2.60 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 111.85 110.95 111.85 100.17 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.82 1.83 2.20 1.18 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 153.44 147.41 182.44 0.11 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 121.20 109.00 124.80 88.10 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 120.60 105.40 120.60 88.40 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 102.80 103.91 121.35 97.41 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.80 0.10 3.91 -1.14 percent [+]
CPI Transportation 87.25 87.11 153.68 76.88 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.15 2.06 74.29 -10.12 percent [+]


Vietnam Inflation Rate

In Vietnam, the most important categories in the consumer price index are food and food and drink services (36.12 percent of total weight), housing and construction materials (15.73 percent), transport (9.37 percent), household appliances (7.1 percent) and clothing and footwear (6.37 percent). The index also includes: education (6 percent), health (5 percent), culture, entertainment and tourism (4.29 percent), beverages and tobacco (3.59 percent), miscellaneous goods and services (3.3 percent) and posts and telecoms (2.89 percent). This page provides the latest reported value for - Vietnam Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Vietnam Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.64 2.56 28.24 -2.60 1996 - 2019 percent Monthly




Country Last Previous
Argentina 50.70 Feb/19
Australia 1.80 Dec/18
Brazil 3.89 Feb/19
Canada 1.50 Feb/19
China 1.50 Feb/19
Euro Area 1.50 Feb/19
France 1.30 Feb/19
Germany 1.50 Feb/19
India 2.57 Feb/19
Indonesia 2.57 Feb/19
Italy 1.00 Feb/19
Japan 0.20 Feb/19
Mexico 3.94 Feb/19
Netherlands 2.60 Feb/19
Russia 5.20 Feb/19
Saudi Arabia -2.20 Feb/19
Singapore 0.40 Jan/19
South Africa 4.10 Feb/19
South Korea 0.50 Feb/19
Spain 1.10 Feb/19
Switzerland 0.60 Feb/19
Turkey 19.67 Feb/19
United Kingdom 1.90 Feb/19
United States 1.50 Feb/19


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