Vietnam Q2 GDP growth quickens to 6.61per cent y/y vs 4.65per cent expansion in Q1

Vietnam Q2 GDP growth quickens to 6.61per cent y/y vs 4.65per cent expansion in Q1

Vietnam reported gross domestic product grew 6.61per cent in the second quarter of this year from a year earlier, faster than an expansion of 4.65per cent in the first quarter, government data released on Tuesday showed.

The making garment products for export at a factory in Hung Yen province
Labourers work at Hung Viet garment export factory in Hung Yen province, Vietnam December 30, 2020. REUTERS/Kham

HANOI: Vietnam reported gross domestic product grew 6.61per cent in the second quarter of this year from a year earlier, faster than an expansion of 4.65per cent in the first quarter, government data released on Tuesday showed.

Growth in the first quarter was revised up from 4.48per cent, the government’s General Statistics Office said in a statement.

(Reporting by Khanh Vu; Editing by Ed Davies)

Source: Reuters

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