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2017- successful year in inflation control: GSO

Business

2017- successful year in inflation control: GSO

The year of 2017 is considered a successful year in inflation control, as the average CPI increased 3.53 percent over 2016 and 2.6 percent compared to December 2016, fulfilling the target of keeping the rate under 4 percent for the whole year, said Director of the General Statistics Office (GSO) Nguyen Bich Lam.

CPI ups 0.46 percent in January

Business

CPI ups 0.46 percent in January

The consumer price index (CPI) in January rose 0.46 percent over December, 2016 and 5.22 percent compared to the same month last year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

Singapore: CPI drops for 23rd month

ASEAN

Singapore: CPI drops for 23rd month

The latest data jointly released by the Singapore Ministry of Trade and Industry and the Monetary Authority of Singapore showed that the country’s Consumer Price index (CPI) dropped for the 23rd month

Better get used to high-priced food

World

Better get used to high-priced food

Catastrophic flooding and crop losses in Thailand, the world's leading rice exporter, are raising concerns that another food crisis may be in the offing. Further disquieting is the possibility that the world may have already entered a new era where persistently high food prices are the “New Normal.”