Severe and Critical Situation of Rubber Plantations in Thailand affected by New Leave Fall Disease

Official reports from actual fields, related videos and photos has shown a critical situation of rubber plantations in Phang-Nga province which would affect production severely. The plantations, located in the South-western part of Thailand is within the main and crowded Natural Rubber production area, have been infected by a relatively new leave fall disease. Impacted […]

The Caixin/Markit manufacturing Purchasing Manager’s Index (PMI), for April 2020 was 49.4

The Caixin/Markit manufacturing Purchasing Manager’s Index (PMI) for China’s factory activities in April 2020 was 49.4. from 50.1 in the previous month. Meanwhile, China’s National Bureau of Statistics said manufacturing activity in the country expanded slightly, reporting official manufacturing PMI of 50.8 for the month of April, as compared to 52.0 in March. Source: CNBCFull Content: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/04/30/china-reports-official-april-manufacturing-data-as-coronavirus-lockdowns-ease.html?fbclid=IwAR3VdcU0LAxyDnLEMFPZYBJ_kaMzLCfKljIGsvKBe4l2UIoVa1ESPVnsnoU