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Bright prospects predicted for Thai economy

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Bright prospects predicted for Thai economy

The University of Thai Chamber of Commerce (UTCC) has raised its forecast of Thailand’s economic growth this year to 4.6 percent from an earlier estimate of 4.5 percent after improved export, tourism and crop prices.

Vietnam’s textile and garment industry faces tough seas in 2019

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Vietnam’s textile and garment industry faces tough seas in 2019

2019 will be a challenging year for Vietnam’s textile and garment industry as it needs to obtain major breakthroughs to take on new roles in the global value chain, including shifting from simple processing - Cut, Make and Trim (CMT) - to purchasing materials, free on board (FOB), original design manufacturer (ODM) and original brand manufacturer (OBM) modes.

Typhoon Mangkhut damages Philippine rice production

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Typhoon Mangkhut damages Philippine rice production

Typhoon Mangkhut cost the Philippines a total of 250,730 tonnes of paddy rice after it hit across the nation’s northern provinces over the weekend, according to initial official estimates. The figure exceeded a previous forecast by 60 percent.

WEF ASEAN: Asia has strong fundamentals

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WEF ASEAN: Asia has strong fundamentals

Asia has strong fundamentals for long-term growth despite trade tensions, dollar strengthening and demographic challenges casting a shadow on the outlook for strong global growth.