At the workshop of the Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (Photo: VNA)


Hanoi (VNS/VNA) – Vietnam’s economy maintained impressive growth in the second quarter this year, according to a macroeconomic report released by the Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VEPR) in Hanoi on July 11.

Trade growth slowed in the second quarter of this year; meanwhile trade balance recorded a surplus in the fourth consecutive quarter and reached 1.4 billion USD in Q2. VEPR, is a series of annual reports summarising major economic issues in the previous year, giving an outlook for the coming year and providing policy recommendations.