Thailand’s sugar industry affected by drought World

Thailand’s sugar industry affected by drought

With Thailand in the midst of its worst drought in four decades, sugar production is falling significantly for this year's crop cycle, pushing up the price of sugar globally, local media reported.
Vietnam sees rice export growth in January Business

Vietnam sees rice export growth in January

Vietnam exported 560,000 tonnes of rice in January 2020, earning 270.3 million USD, an increase of 12 percent in volume and 39 percent in value month-on-month, according to the General Department of Customs.
Inflation around 3.3 – 3.5 percent this year: Deputy PM Business

Inflation around 3.3 – 3.5 percent this year: Deputy PM

The Steering Committee for Price Management held a meeting in Hanoi on September 27, during which Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue said that if there are no unexpected factors, this year’s inflation can be kept at around 3.3 – 3.5 percent.
March CPI falls 0.21 percent month on month Business

March CPI falls 0.21 percent month on month

Lower prices in seven of the 11 groups of consumer goods and services helped drag the consumer price index (CPI) in March down by 0.21 percent from last month, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).