August 2004
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Aug2004, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p1
Country Report
Country Report
In June there were reports of higher food and transport costs, largely as a result of the high international oil price, which has pushed up domestic fuel prices. Year-on-year consumer price inflation eased slightly in the first quarter of 2004, dropping to 12.5% from 13.6% in the fourth quarter. Seasonal food shortages ahead of the wet-season harvest may also push up prices in the second half. In addition to that, the article presents economic data related to several South East Asian countries. Some of the countries covered are, Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, and others.


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