Pork price pushes up November CPI Business

Pork price pushes up November CPI

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) of November increased by 0.96 percent compared to last month, the highest growth for November’s CPI in the last nine years.
Strong baht poses challenges to Thai rice farmers World

Strong baht poses challenges to Thai rice farmers

Thailand’s rice sector is enduring one of its most difficult periods as a strong baht has made its exports uncompetitive, said Chookiat Ophaswongse, Honorary President of the Thai Rice Exporters Association (TREA).​
Vinh Phuc enjoys high retail revenue Business

Vinh Phuc enjoys high retail revenue

Thanks to the support from the local administration and the dynamism of local firms, the northern province of Vinh Phuc has enjoyed high revenue from goods and services so far this year.
Forex rate forecast to remain stable till year-end Business

Forex rate forecast to remain stable till year-end

The Vietnamese dong was expected to remain broadly stable against the US dollar over the remainder of 2019 and to be slightly weaker on average over 2020, buoyed by robust foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows, dollar purchases by businesses, and a healthy foreign reserve position, experts forecast.
Vietnam stocks to beat 1,000 points in Q4 Business

Vietnam stocks to beat 1,000 points in Q4

Vietnam’s benchmark VN-Index could breach the 1,000 point mark in the last quarter of the year after the Q3 corporate earnings season and with investors shifting attention towards firms with hopes for full-year earnings growth.
Indonesia’s next year budget to focus on five sectors World

Indonesia’s next year budget to focus on five sectors

Indonesia’s House of Representative passed the 2020 state budget on September 24, focusing on five prioritised fields, to avoid an economic downturn amid a risk of recession in developed economies and a global trade war.
Trade wars, speculation to hurt stocks Business

Trade wars, speculation to hurt stocks

The market sentiment will remain lateral in September weighed down by global economic and political tensions while trading quiet amid speculations of Q3 corporate earnings.