UOB raises Vietnam GDP growth forecast for 2021 to 7.1%

(VOVWORLD) - Singapore-based United Overseas Bank (UOB) has raised its prediction for Vietnam’s economic growth in 2021 from 6.6% to 7.1%. 

According to UOB, Vietnam started 2021 with many encouraging signals, recording a 20% increase in exports in the first two months of this year against the same period last year. Vietnam also attracted 5.5 billion USD from foreign direct investment in these two months.