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Oil prices edge up After steep slump

Oil prices edged up Thursday amid bargain-hunting after the prior day’s sell-off on concerns about the US “fiscal cliff” and the European public debt crisis.

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Oil prices edged up Thursday amid bargain-hunting after the prior day’s sell-off on concerns about the US “fiscal cliff” and the European public debt crisis.

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New York’s main contract, West Texas Intermediate crude for December, rose 65 cents from Wednesday to settle at $85.09 a barrel. Brent North Sea crude for delivery in December gained 43 cents to $107.25 a barrel in London trade.

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Thai Mango growers complain of low prices and fewer exports

Because of the global COVID-19 pandemic, their mangoes are not being exported, due to fewer buyers, and their prices have plunged to between 10 and 20 baht per kilogram, depending on size.

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Mango orchard owners in Thailand’s northern province of Phitsanuloke are seeking help from the provincial administration to promote the sale of their sweet fruit, particularly Barracuda Mango variety.

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Covid-19 and food security: can emerging economies mitigate rising prices?

The Food Price Index, established by the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) to track monthly changes in international food prices, rose for the eighth consecutive month in January, primarily as a result of Covid-19.

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Covid-19 and food security: can emerging economies mitigate rising prices?

An increase in food prices following the coronavirus pandemic has intensified concerns related to global food security. For emerging markets, this has further underlined the importance of regional cooperation and innovative solutions to help overcome the challenges.

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Gold rush hits Thailand as prices surge

The value of gold has rocketed by Bt7,000 per baht weight since the beginning of this year, generating returns of over 20 per cent.

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People flocked to sell their gold at China town. The Gold Traders Association announced the buying and selling prices of gold has increased by 50 baht to a historic high.

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