• Mon, 04 Feb 2019 01:00
    Food industry hits alarm button over baht appreciation
    Food industry representatives are urging the Bank of Thailand (BOT) and the Finance Ministry to address worries that the baht will appreciate this year, dampening exports and reducing the income of local farmers. 
  • Wed, 09 Jan 2019 01:00
    Exporters fret over baht appreciation
    The secretary-general of the Thai National Shippers’ Council said yesterday that exporters were concerned about the appreciation of the baht against the US dollar. 
  • Tue, 06 Nov 2018 01:00
    Thai Union sales down but net profit edges up in third quarter
    Thai Union Group Plc (Thai Union) has reported a 1.9-per-cent year-on-year decline in third-quarter sales, mainly due to the impact of the baht’s appreciation and declining raw material prices.
  • Mon, 07 May 2018 17:46
    BOT calls for calm over valuation loss on foreign reserves
    The Bank of Thailand (BOT) on Monday said there was no need for alarm over a news report concerning its foreign reserves, explaining that that the valuation loss that had been made was the natural result of its responsibility for currency stability during a period of baht appreciation.
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 01:00
    Strong baht may rewrite export goal
    THE Thai National Shippers’ Council (TNSC) said export growth this year could come in well below its estimate of 5.5 per cent due to a stronger baht and the recent increases in the country’s minimum daily wage. The more downbeat view has prompted the influential group to call on the government to launch relief measures to shore up Thai exports.
  • Sat, 27 Jan 2018 01:00
    BOT poised to tame runaway baht
    THE Bank of Thailand (BOT) has vowed to step up measures to rein in the baht’s surge against the US dollar, amid suggestions that the central bank should relax controls on capital outflows as concerns mount over the economic impact of the currency appreciation.
  • Thu, 07 Dec 2017 01:00
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  • Wed, 06 Dec 2017 16:32
    Business leaders concerned over baht appreciation
    The Joint Standing Committee on Commerce, Industry and Banking on Wednesday called on the government to address an appreciation in the value of the baht and expressed concerns about its negative impact on exports.
  • Sat, 30 Sep 2017 01:00
    Rising baht dampens rice exports in August
    CHAROEN Laothamatas, president of the Thai Rice Exporters Association, said yesterday that growng strength of the Thai currency has negatively impacted on the country’s exports of rice and other farm products such as rubber |sheet, tapioca and sugar. These products have 90 per cent local content, so the baht’s rise makes them more expensive than those of our competitors.
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 12:58
    Government to help small exporters hurt by baht appreciation
    The government has earmarked Bt1.5 billion to help small businesses adversely affected by the baht’s appreciation and to support upgrades to their production facilities.
  • Fri, 24 May 2013 00:00
    Two steps for gains from baht surge
    The Office of Industrial Economics (OIE) will propose two measures to the National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB) to benefit from the baht appreciation - providing soft loans to operators for machinery purchases to boost manufacturing effic
  • Wed, 08 May 2013 00:00
    KBank chief supports 4 baht measures
    Kasikorn Bank president Predee Daochai extended his support to the 4 measures to tackle the baht appreciation, saying that these measures would render a good result without scaring investors.
  • Tue, 07 May 2013 00:00
    Early yen loan repayment saves MRTA's expenses
    The Cabinet gave a green light for Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand to swap its yen-denominated loan and make early loan repayment to Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), to cash in on the baht appreciation against Japanese yen.
  • Mon, 29 Apr 2013 00:00
    Watch for Bath 'solution'
    Keep a watch on solutions to the baht appreciation.
  • Mon, 29 Apr 2013 00:00
    Watch for baht 'solutions'
    This week, baht appreciation will likely be the hot issue to keep an eye on.
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