Industrial output, retail and investment all miss estimates
The government will not use excessive investment, or high rates of credit growth to stimulate growth
"Supportive monetary policy combined with medium-term fiscal consolidation remains valid policy advice"
The economy will benefit from more reforms in state-owned enterprises and banking sectors, it says
It is continuing with tough reforms in its transition to a services-oriented economy from one powered by manufacturing.
New Vietnamese PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc: "I pledge that the government's policies will no longer be inconsistent."
Compliance with MSCI criteria doable by end of year: regulator
Transport and construction materials prices saw the sharpest rise as the consumer price index rose by 0.33 per cent...
Small- and medium-sized enterprises account for 95 percent of all businesses in the country
But critics say the unusual trend may continue and eventually hurt the economy
The country's online retail sales grew 37 percent to $4.07 billion in 2015
Its GDP is expected to grow 6.5 percent a year over the next 15 years
Exports were up and imports were down from the previous quarter
IMF urges 'prompt action' to address corporate weakness
China's economy may be steadying as a flurry of government measures begin to take effect