• Tue, 09 Apr 2019 01:00
    Department eyes Chiang Mai, U-Tapao airports for OTOP 
    Sales of OTOP products sold at international and local airports were worth Bt127 million in 2018, according to Vuttikrai Leewiraphan, the director general of the Business Development Department of the Commerce Ministry.
  • Mon, 08 Apr 2019 01:00
    Private hospitals overcharging ‘unreasonably’
    AT LEAST half of private hospitals charge unreasonable prices for medicines and medical supplies and services, a study by the Commerce Ministry’s Internal Trade Department found.
  • Mon, 01 Apr 2019 12:02
    Inflation still edging upward
    Inflation was 1.24 per cent higher in March than the same month last year, the Commerce Ministry reported.
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  • Mon, 01 Apr 2019 01:00
    12% jump in Thai-China trade eyed
    Commerce Ministry pushes agricultural exports from Thai SMEs via competition
  • Fri, 29 Mar 2019 01:00
    Thailand exports $2.65 billion worth of fruits last year, a 17.05 per cent increase for the previous year, driven by the country's free trade agreements (FTA) with Asean, China, Japan, South Korea, India, Australia, New Zealand, Peru, Chili, and Hong Kong, according to Auramon Supthaweethum, director general of Trade Negotiations Department under the Commerce Ministry. 
  • Tue, 26 Mar 2019 01:00
    Forex fluctuations hit Thai shipments 
    FLUCTUATIONS in foreign exchange rates have impacted Thai shipments particularly to Argentina and Turkey whose currencies saw sharp depreciation last year, according to Commerce Ministry’s recent study.
  • Fri, 22 Mar 2019 01:00
    IMPORT/EXPORT  Thailand posts surplus  of $4.03 bn in February 
    Thailand recorded US$21.55 billion in exports last month, up 5.9 per cent from the same month last year, according to Commerce Ministry reports yesterday.
  • Mon, 11 Mar 2019 01:00
    Asean trade window tops agenda
    CONCLUDING THE Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) negotiations and fully implementing the Asean Single Window (ASW) for all 10 Asean members by the end of this year are Thailand’s two top economic priorities as Asean chair, according to a senior official from the Commerce Ministry’s Department of Trade Negotiations (DTN).
  • Fri, 01 Feb 2019 12:12
    January inflation lower than December’s
    Inflation in January was higher than in the same month last year, at 0.27 per cent, but down from December’s 0.36 per cent, the Commerce Ministry reported on Friday.
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  • Mon, 21 Jan 2019 12:36
    Exports shrink in December, up overall for 2018
    Thai exports contracted 1.7 per cent in December to a combined value of US$19.4 billion, the Commerce Ministry reported on Monday. 
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  • Tue, 15 Jan 2019 01:00
    China cuts import tax to drive Thai exports 
    China has reduced import tax on 1,585 products from an average of 10.5 per cent to 7.8 per cent, effective since November 1 last year, in order to drive Thai exports to China, the International Trade Promotion Department of Commerce Ministry reported yesterday.
  • Wed, 02 Jan 2019 15:00
    2018 inflation within target: ministry
    Last month inflation rose by 0.36 per cent boosting the country’s overall inflation for 2018 to 1.07 per cent, according to the Commerce Ministry.
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  • Fri, 28 Dec 2018 01:00
    Medical price controls to be discussed by agencies in Jan
    THE COST of medical services is up for discussion at a meeting of the Commerce Ministry’s Central Committee on Prices of Goods and Services on January 9 as it considers applying price controls. Meanwhile, the cost of medical supplies will be discussed by stakeholders, who will make a future proposal to the central committee.
  • Thu, 27 Dec 2018 01:00
    Cannabis move ‘a boon for pharma giants’
    Activists say medication will become unaffordable for Thais, commerce ministry vows to review patents after holidays.
  • Mon, 24 Dec 2018 16:27
    Surge in number of firms registering in EEC
    The number of newly registered firms in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) was up by 6.75 per cent in the first 11 months of the year compared to the same period last year, Wuttikrai Leeveeraphan, director-general at the Business Development Department of the Commerce Ministry, said on Monday.
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