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This information was highlighted by the Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VEPR) at a workshop to release its Vietnam Annual Economic Report, on May 8 in Hanoi.

According to this prediction, the country’s full-year economic growth rate exceeds the National Assembly-approved target (6.5-6.7 percent).

In an unfavorable situation, the growth rate would only reach 6.49 percent, while inflation may be at 3.86 percent.

Translated by Trung Thanh