Prices of consumer goods about to climb

Prices of consumer goods about to climb

The promotional program to stimulate the purchasing power on the occasion of the Reunification Day and the International Workers’ Day is going to end, while the prices of input materials have been climbing sharply, significantly affecting the pressure of increasing the selling prices of many essential goods.
SCG Packaging is one of the leading packaging businesses in Thailand (Photo: Komchadluek)

Thailand packaging company inks partnership in Vietnam

Thailand’s SCG Packaging (SCGP) is joining hands with its Vietnamese partners under an investment worth THB10 billion (US$334 million) to expand its packaging solution business in Vietnam, where demand for packaging products is growing.

Consumers purchase food at a convenient store in HCMC (Photo: SGGP)

Convenient stores run for market share in HCMC

Businesses in HCMC have been rushing to open convenient stores, which now total 1,050 with the growth rate of 100 percent for the last three consecutive years according to reports by the Department of Industry and Trade.