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Indonesia’s GDP growth slows down in Q3

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Indonesia’s GDP growth slows down in Q3

Indonesia’s economy has slowed down slightly in the third quarter of 2018, lower than the previous quarter’s growth due to capital outflows, weaker exports, and household spending.

RoK’s overseas direct investment surges in Q2

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RoK’s overseas direct investment surges in Q2

The Republic of Korea (RoK)'s overseas direct investment rose sharply in the second quarter from a year earlier as investors focus on offshore investment in the manufacturing and financial sectors, the RoK government’s data shows.

Thailand’s economy sees slow growth in Q2

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Thailand’s economy sees slow growth in Q2

Thailand’s economy in April-June grew at a slower pace than in the previous quarter, but the National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB) kept its yearly GDP growth forecast of the country at 4.2-4.7 percent.

Tra fish exports surge in seven months

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Tra fish exports surge in seven months

The export turnover of tra fish soared 19.5 percent to 1.18 billion USD in the first seven months of 2018, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).

Derivatives market more attractive to investors

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Derivatives market more attractive to investors

The derivatives market proved its attractiveness when the value of transactions in the second quarter doubled the amount recorded in the previous quarter to over 417.7 trillion VND (18.4 billion USD), according to the Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX).

Manufacturing firms perform better in Q2

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Manufacturing firms perform better in Q2

Up to 82.6 percent of the processing and manufacturing enterprises said they enjoyed a more stable and better business operation in the second quarter of the year, according to the General Statistics Office of Vietnam.

Singapore’s PMI hits 33-month high

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Singapore’s PMI hits 33-month high

Singapore’s purchasing managers’ index (PMI), an early indicator of manufacturing activity, posted a reading of 51.5 points in August, the highest figure since November 2014, reported the Singapore Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management (SIPMM).

Challenges still ahead for Vietnamese seafood exporters

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Challenges still ahead for Vietnamese seafood exporters

Despite rosy export growth in the first seven months, Vietnamese enterprises still face a line-up of hurdles in the remaining months of the year, including input material quantity and quality and barriers from import markets, heard a conference in Ho Chi Minh City on August 28.