The annual inflation rate in Vietnam edged down to a five-month low of 3.89 percent in October 2018 from 3.98 percent in the previous month. Inflation slowed for: food (3.28 percent vs 3.71 percent in September); housing and construction materials (2.90 percent vs 3.23 percent), and garment, footwear, hat (1.56 percent vs 1.58 percent). On the other hand, prices rose faster for transport (8.93 percent vs 7.93 percent) while inflation was steady for household appliances and goods (at 1.32 percent). Annual core inflation, which excludes volatile items, inched up to 1.67 percent from 1.61 percent in September. On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.33 percent, following a 0.59 percent rise in September. Inflation Rate in Vietnam averaged 6.39 percent from 1996 until 2018, 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.

Vietnam Inflation Rate
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-08-29 02:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.98% 4.46% 3.9%
2018-09-28 02:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.98% 3.98% 3.7%
2018-10-29 03:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.89% 3.98% 3.8%
2018-11-28 02:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.89% 4.2%
2018-12-26 02:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 4%


Vietnam Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 3.89 3.98 28.24 -2.60 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 111.45 111.08 111.45 100.17 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.67 1.61 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 103.91 103.02 121.35 97.41 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.33 0.59 3.91 -1.14 percent [+]
CPI Transportation 96.19 94.72 153.68 76.88 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 3.28 3.71 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 November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.89 3.98 28.24 -2.60 1996 - 2018 percent Monthly




Country Last
Argentina 40.30 Sep/18
Australia 1.90 Sep/18
Brazil 4.56 Oct/18
Canada 2.20 Sep/18
China 2.50 Oct/18
Euro Area 2.20 Oct/18
France 2.20 Oct/18
Germany 2.50 Oct/18
India 3.31 Oct/18
Indonesia 3.16 Oct/18
Italy 1.60 Oct/18
Japan 1.20 Sep/18
Mexico 4.90 Oct/18
Netherlands 2.10 Oct/18
Russia 3.50 Oct/18
Saudi Arabia 2.10 Sep/18
Singapore 0.70 Sep/18
South Africa 4.90 Sep/18
South Korea 2.00 Oct/18
Spain 2.30 Oct/18
Switzerland 1.10 Oct/18
Turkey 25.24 Oct/18
United Kingdom 2.40 Sep/18
United States 2.30 Sep/18


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