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Economy

Việt Nam’s manufacturing output continues to rise

The Vietnamese manufacturing sector remained in growth territory at the start of the third quarter of the year, but there were some signs of demand softening. As such, output, new orders and employment all increased at weaker rates than in June, according to S&P Global.

Economy

Domestic sugar on the line

Weak demand for domestic sugar and the penetration of smuggled sugar have been dragging down sugar prices in Việt Nam, driving many producers into unprofitability.