The prices of educational services also increase in some provinces and municipalities. (Photo: SGGP)

CPI slightly edges up in August, education posts strongest increase

Consumer price index (CPI) in August 2020 slightly increased by 0.07 percent compared to the previous month and decreased by 0.12 percent compared to December last year, the lowest levels in the same month in the period from 2016 to 2020.
Large-scale rice field in the Mekong Delta. (Photo: SGGP)

Opportunities for Vietnamese rice

Entering August, the export prices of rice in Thailand and India both increased. However, Vietnam is the country seeing bright colors in rice exports. According to rice experts, with increasing rice export volume and value, Vietnam will pass Thailand to become the world’s largest rice exporter this year. The current matter is to build and solidify the Vietnamese rice brand in the market.