Rail freight transport decreases in H1 Business

Rail freight transport decreases in H1

The Vietnamese railway sector is taking measures to increase the volume of freight transport as it did not meet the set target in the first half of 2019, according to insiders.
HCM City seeks cheaper logistics Business

HCM City seeks cheaper logistics

Logistics fees in Vietnam account for nearly 21 percent of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), with transport making up 60 percent of the figure, twice as much as some developed economies.
HCM City’s CPI falls 0.25 percent in November Business

HCM City’s CPI falls 0.25 percent in November

The consumer price index (CPI) of Ho Chi Minh City in November fell 0.25 percent against the previous month but increased 2.98 percent year-on-year, announced the city’s Department of Statistics on November 29.
Hanoi’s CPI drops in November Business

Hanoi’s CPI drops in November

The consumer price index (CPI) of Hanoi saw a decrease of 0.26 percent in November against the previous month and down 4.17 percent year-on-year, announced the city’s Department of Statistics.
Petro price hikes push Hanoi’s CPI up 0.24 percent Business

Petro price hikes push Hanoi’s CPI up 0.24 percent

Hanoi’s consumer price index (CPI) in October increased 0.24 percent month-on-month and 4.09 percent year on year as transport costs rose 1.42 percent due to the petrol price hikes, according to the Hanoi Statistics Department.
Rising food, service prices push Singapore’s inflation up in June World

Rising food, service prices push Singapore’s inflation up in June

Increase in the prices of food and services pushed Singapore’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) in June up by 0.6 percent year-on-year, according to a joint report by the Singaporean Ministry of Trade and Industry and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) released on July 23.