Malaysia posts record trade hike in June World

Malaysia posts record trade hike in June

Malaysia’s trade turnover witnessed a record high in June, hitting 270.39 billion RM (over 60.6 billion USD), up 43.4% year-on-year, which is a clear sign of strong and flexible development of the country’s economic foundations.
Cambodia sees decade-high inflation hike World

Cambodia sees decade-high inflation hike

Inflation in Cambodia continuously increased in the first months of this year, from 1.22% in February to 1.61% in March and skyrocketing to 7.2% in May - the highest recorded in the country in the last decade, according to the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC).
Big banks hike deposit interest rates Business

Big banks hike deposit interest rates

Large banks are starting to join the deposit interest rate hike race along with small- and medium-sized banks due to rising capital demand pressure after a long time staying out of the game.
Vietnam’s CPI up 2.44% in six months Business

Vietnam’s CPI up 2.44% in six months

Vietnam’s consumer price index (CPI) in the January – June period rose by 2.44% year-on-year while its core inflation edged up 1.25%, the General Statistics Office (GSO) reported at a press conference on June 29.
Petrol prices rise sharply Business

Petrol prices rise sharply

The retail prices of oil and petrol continued to rise from June 13 following the latest adjustment by the Ministry of Industry and Trade and Ministry of Finance.
Sharp passenger, goods hike in aviation Business

Sharp passenger, goods hike in aviation

As many as 40.7 million passengers, including 1.8 million foreigners, have gone through airports across the country so far this year, representing year-on-year rises of 56.8 percent and 904.6 percent, respectively, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV).
HCM City’s CPI up 1.51 percent in Q1 Business

HCM City’s CPI up 1.51 percent in Q1

Ho Chi Minh City’s consumer price index (CPI) in March increased 0.6 percent month-on-month and 2.03 percent year-on-year, pushing up the index in the first quarter of this year by 1.51 percent.
CPI inches up 1.92 percent in Q1 Business

CPI inches up 1.92 percent in Q1

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) in the first quarter of 2022 posted a year-on-year rise of 1.92 percent, the General Statistics Office (GSO) reported on March 29.
Petrol prices up nearly 3,000 VND per litre Business

Petrol prices up nearly 3,000 VND per litre

Retail petrol prices continued to rise by nearly 3,000 VND (0.13 USD) per litre from 3pm on March 11 following the latest adjustment by the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Ministry of Finance.
Thailand’s investment pledges hike in 2021  World

Thailand’s investment pledges hike in 2021

The Thailand Board of Investment (BOI) has announced that the combined value of foreign and local applications for investment promotion in 2021 totaled 642.7 billion baht (19.5 billion USD), up 59 percent annually, boosted mainly by FDI in Bio-Circular-Green (BCG) industries as well as the continued buildup of the power generation sector.