In particular, the quarters I, II, III and IV increased to 5.15 per cent, 6.28 per cent, 7.46 per cent and 7.65 per cent, respectively.
The agriculture, forestry and fishery sectors have recovered significantly with an increase of 2.90 per cent, contributing 0.44 percentage points to GDP.
The industrial and construction sectors increased to 8 per cent, contributing 2.77 percent points to GDP.
Services sector increased to 7.44 per cent, contributing 2.87 percentage points.
The scale of the economy in 2017 at current prices reached 5,007.9 trillion (US$220.85 billion). Average GDP per capita is estimated at VND53.5 million (US$2,385), US$170 higher than that of 2016.
In terms of economic structure, in 2017, agriculture, forestry and fisheries sectors account for 15.34 per cent. Industrial and construction sectors amount to 33.34 per cent. Service sector and taxes minus subsidies on products account for 41.32 per cent and 10 per cent, respectively.