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Thai chicken exports fall as COVID tempers demand

Thailand’s chicken producers are slashing output in view of weak global demand as exports rose less than expected in the first half...

Vietnamese peppercorn containers stuck in Nepal cleared to leave

The 58 containers of peppercorn exports from Vietnam worth some US$3 million that have been stuck in Nepal will soon be able...

ASEAN+3 to swing to zero growth amid pandemic challenges

The ASEAN+3 region is expected to slow sharply this year to zero growth from 4.8% in 2019 due to the impact of...

China’s mfg health improves further as output, new orders rise sharply

The Chinese manufacturing sector continued to recover in July 2020 as more pandemic-related restrictions were lifted, registering the quickest expansions of output...

ASEAN manufacturing contraction eases as domestic demand offsets exports fall

Manufacturing conditions in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) further deteriorated in July as the COVID-19 pandemic continued to impact the...

SoKor PMI shows early signs of manufacturing turnaround

The South Korean manufacturing sector displayed emerging signs of a turnaround in July as the Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) reached its highest...

FDI flow into VN tops $3B in July

About US$3.15 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) and capital for share purchases were registered in Vietnam in July, up nearly 80%...

Three major forces reshaping GVCs in Asia

Amid trade tensions, the pandemic and a global recession, global value chains (GVCs) in Asia are being tested and reconfigured like never...

Thai goods exports dive 23% in June

Thailand’s export value declined by almost 23.2% in June year-on-year, the strongest fall since July 2009, even as rice exporters are projecting...

Cambodia, China to ink FTA before Aug 12

China and Cambodia will sign a free trade agreement (FTA) sometime in the next two weeks or so, the deal expected to...