Indonesia promotes halal food, beverage exports World

Indonesia promotes halal food, beverage exports

Indonesia is currently promoting the export of halal food and beverage products, which are sectors with rising potential, ready to be developed further to help improve national export performance and the current account balance.
Pressure on rupiah not yet over in short term: Minister World

Pressure on rupiah not yet over in short term: Minister

Indonesian Coordinating Minister for Economy Darmin Nasution said the pressure on rupiah would not yet be over although it is relatively stable hovering in a narrow range of 14,500-14,600 per US dollar after dropping to the level of 15,000 rupiah per US dollar a few weeks ago.
Strong baht stirs worries for Thailand’s exports World

Strong baht stirs worries for Thailand’s exports

The Thai baht has staged a strong recovery against US dollar after suffering a brief sell-off earlier this year, but the Thai Government is increasingly worried that continual strength in the currency could hit exports.
WB: Vietnam’s economy improves further Business

WB: Vietnam’s economy improves further

Vietnam’s economy is forecast to continue improving, with gross domestic product (GDP) to expand by 6.8 percent this year, said the World Bank (WB) in its latest economic update for Vietnam.
Dollar rates ease as US rates steady Business

Dollar rates ease as US rates steady

The dollar–dong exchange rates have eased at domestic commercial banks, following a decision by the United States Federal Reserve (Fed) to keep its interest rates steady.
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Vietnam to prioritise eco-friendly FDI projects

Vietnam will focus on attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) projects with priority on environmentally friendly ones with a high technology proportion and low natural resources and energy consumption, Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Van Trung has said.