Published: Jul 14, 2022
Department stores and major retailers started reducing the retail price of cooking palm oil by 4 to 5 baht per bottle on Thursday following a reduction in the price of palm fruit, a government spokeswoman said.
Published: Jul 05, 2022
Josiane Hodonou's small plantain flour business has almost doubled its production since the start of the war in Ukraine. With wheat flour becoming hard to find, some people see the cooking banana as a viable alternative.
Published: Jun 14, 2022
Anishma Tuladhar of Bangemuda, Kathmandu is fond of momos, the most popular food in Nepal. Of late, she has noticed that the momos being served at her favourite momo joint have become smaller. Firms are making product packets smaller instead of raising prices as high production costs bite.
Published: Apr 13, 2022
Economists and analysts have warned that Russia’s invasion of Ukraine would impact Asia’s energy and commodity prices and affect growth more than previously expected, but they still believe the region could handle the crisis in the long term.
Published: Apr 05, 2022
Headline inflation in March saw the highest year-on-year increase in 13 years, the Trade Policy and Strategy Office said on Tuesday. Headline inflation was recorded at 104.79 points, up 5.73 per cent from the same month last year.
Published: Mar 16, 2022
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Wednesday that the government is considering a subsidy package to mitigate the impact from rising prices of cooking gas on the poor and small foods and drinks shops.
Published: Mar 14, 2022
Permanent secretaries of the Agriculture and Commerce ministries will meet on Tuesday to seek compromise over the soaring price of corn, which is driving up animal-feed costs, Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanawisit said on Monday.
Published: Mar 06, 2022
The Russia-Ukraine war and government subsidies are pushing up the price of agricultural products like paddy rice, raw sugar, tapioca, palm oil and maize, the Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives (BAAC) has said.