The results suggest that the economy is experiencing a notable upswing, potentially due to favorable economic politics or external factors.
The gross domestic product in the July-September quarter was estimated to increase by 5.33% from a year earlier, faster than the growth rate of 4.05% in the second quarter.
The recent growth registered in the country’s economy is a positive sign, indicating a continued recovery from the pandemic-induced downturn. Despite a slight decrease in growth compared to the same period last year, the economy remains stable and may continue to grow in the coming months.
In September, the consumer price index increased by 3.66% compared to the same period last year. The average value recorded in the third quarter of 2023 grew by 2.89% compared to the third quarter of 2022.
In the reviewed period, the total import and export turnover of goods reached $497.66 billion, down 11% over the same period last year. Of which export value hit $259.67 billion, down by 8.2%, while import value hit $237.99 billion, down 13.8%.
With regard to trade balance, the country posted a trade surplus of $2.29 billion in September and $21.68 billion during the nine months.
Industrial production in September increased by 5.1% year on year, up 0.1% from the previous month, while the January-September period showed an increase of 0.3% from the previous year.
In addition, the total retail sales and consumer service revenue in the first 9 months of 2023 is estimated to reach VND 4,567.8 trillion, an increase of 9.7% year on year (the same period in 2022 increased 20.9%).