Vietnam's economy is expected to grow 8% this year, beating an official target for an expansion of 6.0%-6.5%, the government said on Tuesday.
The country's exports are forecast to rise 9.5% to $368 billion in the year, the government said in a statement, adding that its foreign direct investment inflows are seen rising 6.4%-11.5% to $21 billion-$22 billion.
Vietnam, a regional manufacturing hub, has seen its economy rebounding from the pandemic, with gross domestic product in the third quarter growing 13.67% from a year earlier.
The government said it will pursue "a flexible and prudent" monetary policy during the rest of the year to ensure macroeconomic stability.
Vietnam will aim for a growth of 6.5% and will consider an inflation target of 4.5% next year, the government said.