Thailand endorses budget for 2024 World

Thailand endorses budget for 2024

The Thai cabinet has approved a budget of 3.35 trillion THB (over 100 billion USD) for the 2024 fiscal year, government spokesman Anucha Burapachaisri has said.
Indonesia’s 2022 inflation surpasses forecast  World

Indonesia’s 2022 inflation surpasses forecast

Indonesia’s inflation rose slightly in December and remained above the central bank’s target range for the 7th successive month, as household spending increased during the year-end holidays.
Lao economy to recover in 2023: ADB World

Lao economy to recover in 2023: ADB

The Lao economy is expected to recover in 2023 thanks to measures to increase new investment and enhance the production of renewable energy and mining activities, according to the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Thailand's CPI hits 14-year high in August World

Thailand's CPI hits 14-year high in August

The headline consumer price index (CPI) of Thailand in August rose 7.86% year-on-year, the highest level since July 2008, the Thai Ministry of Commerce reported on September 5.
OUB maintains Vietnam’s GDP growth forecast at 6.5 percent Business

OUB maintains Vietnam’s GDP growth forecast at 6.5 percent

The Singapore-based United Overseas Bank has maintained its forecast for Vietnam’s GDP growth at 6.5 percent and core inflation rate at 3.7 percent of core inflation rate in 2022, but predicted that inflation may reach 5 percent in 2023 due to multiple risks and challenges.
Under-4-percent CPI for 2021 is believed to be feasible Business

Under-4-percent CPI for 2021 is believed to be feasible

Vietnam will certainly keep its inflation rate under 4 percent for the whole year as targeted by the National Assembly since the average Consumer Price Index (CPI) growth is now estimated at around 2 percent, according to Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Do Thang Hai.
Cambodia's inflation rate stands at 2.5 percent in H1 ASEAN

Cambodia's inflation rate stands at 2.5 percent in H1

Cambodia's inflation rate in the first half of this year was 2.5 percent, a decline of 0.6 percentage point compared to the second half of last year, according to a report released by the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) last week.