The prices of some consumer goods and fresh food for sale at small and spontaneous points of sale in Ho Chi Minh City have started to hike in the past few days. Sellers explained that freight costs started to climb, so the increase in selling price was inevitable. Meanwhile, large supermarkets and trade centers confirmed that they still run many promotions and offer deep discounts to support consumers.
In the early days of May 2022, many banks have raised their savings interest rates by about 0.1 percent-0.5 percent per year compared to April, especially online savings rates have increased by up to 0.7 percent per annum.
Vietnam expects the US to share its experience in developing the financial market in a healthy, safe, and transparent manner, to contribute to national macroeconomic stability, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh told the US Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen on May 11 (US time) during his visit to the country.