Malaysia: 3 pct fiscal deficit target challenging World

Malaysia: 3 pct fiscal deficit target challenging

Malaysian Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said on July 22 that Malaysia will find it challenging to meet its 3 percent fiscal deficit target for next year due to uncertainties around the US-China trade war.
Thai baht’s price sees rapid increase World

Thai baht’s price sees rapid increase

The Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) is calling on the Bank of Thailand to launch new measures to rein in the baht's rapid gains after the currency hit a more than six-year high.
Vietnam’s rubber exports drop in May Business

Vietnam’s rubber exports drop in May

Vietnam's rubber exports fell in May due to China’s changing policies and fears over the US-China trade war, a representative of the Vietnam Rubber Group (VRG) has said.
Vietnam’s economy to grow at 6.7 percent: report Business

Vietnam’s economy to grow at 6.7 percent: report

The Vietnamese economy is expected to grow at around 6.7 percent this year, the fastest rate in South East Asia, according to the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales’ recent Economic Insight: South East Asia report.
Future of Asia conference kicks off in Japan World

Future of Asia conference kicks off in Japan

The 25th International Conference on the Future of Asia, sponsored by Nikkei Inc., opened in Tokyo on May 30, with the theme of “Seeking a new global order-Overcoming the chaos”.
APEC economies vow support for free trade World

APEC economies vow support for free trade

Twenty one member economies of the Asia – Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum have voiced their support for free trade in the context that global economy is being affected by the US-China trade war.
Economists: exchange rate increases not a concern Business

Economists: exchange rate increases not a concern

The reference exchange rate and exchange rates of commercial banks have increased continuously in recent days, with the reference exchange rate making its record high on May 8 at 23,046 VND. However, economists said that there is nothing to worry about this situation.