23 Jul '11, 5pm

Vietnam's inflation rate is expected to reach 22 percent in July after 10 straight months of acceleration.

Vietnam's inflation rate, already one of the world's highest, accelerated for the 11th straight month in July, according to official estimates released Saturday. The consumer price index is expected to rise 22 percent this month compared with July last year, the General Statistics Office (GSO) said, as food costs soar. Inflation was reported at 20.82 percent year-on-year in June. Vietnam, long focused on economic growth, has shifted its efforts towards stabilising an economy facing a slew of challenges including rising inflation, a struggling currency and trade deficit. CPI began to accelerate in September 2010 and prices have continued to rise, although inflation is still below a recent peak of 28.3 percent seen in August 2008, and far from the triple-digit figures seen in the 1980s. Food prices, which climbed 23.8 percent year-on-year in the first seven months of the yea...

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