Vietnam's economic growth quickens to 6.81% in 2017

Vietnam's economic growth quickens to 6.81% in 2017

Labourers work at TAL garment factory in Vinh Phuc province, Vietnam May 23, 2017. (Reuters file photo)
Labourers work at TAL garment factory in Vinh Phuc province, Vietnam May 23, 2017. (Reuters file photo)

HANOI: Vietnam's economic growth quickened to 6.81% this year from 6.21% in 2016, according to preliminary government estimates released on Wednesday.

In the last quarter of the year, the Southeast Asian nation's economy expanded 7.65% from 6.68% in the same period last year, the General Statistics Office said in its report.



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