• Fri, 22 Mar 2019 01:00
    ESSO SEEKS SITE FOR  PROJECT AT EEC 
    Esso (Thailand) has proposed to the government a Bt300-billion project to develop oil refineries and a cracker plant for pertochemical products at the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), said deputy prime minister Somkid Jatusripitak after a meeting yesterday with Jeramy Robert Osterstock, the company's chairman and managing director. 
    Corporate
  • Fri, 22 Mar 2019 01:00
    Role of economic zones stressed
    THE nation’s top planning agency has stressed the importance of continuity on the development of special economic zones (SEZs) – including the flagship Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) – by an incoming government.
    Economy
  • 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.
    Economy
  • Thu, 21 Mar 2019 01:00
    No post-election obstacles seen for EEC
    WHILE SEVERAL parties contesting Sunday’s election have pledged to review the junta’s flagship Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) development scheme, experts said yesterday that most infrastructure projects will continue regardless of which political parties form the post-election government. 
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 20 Mar 2019 19:45
    A proposed five-point plan for children for the next government to reflect on
    Thailand has made remarkable progress in social and economic development over the past few decades.
    opinion
  • Thu, 21 Mar 2019 01:00
    Sagging exports sap growth
    A PROJECTED slump in export growth has prompted the Bank of Thailand (BOT) to cut its forecast for the country’s economic expansion this year to 3.8 per cent, from an earlier estimate of 4 per cent.
    Economy
  • Wed, 20 Mar 2019 01:00
    BOI nods to Bt2.28 tn investment  
    The Board of Investment (BOI) has approved investment proposals by both Thai and foreign firms of about Bt2.28 trillion for four years, with 54 per cent of them targeting the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC).
    Economy
  • Wed, 20 Mar 2019 01:00
    Parties offer mixed bag of economic goodies
    AS ECONOMIC policies are among of the most salient promises for winning the hearts of voters in Sunday’s election poll, pundits and experts are analysing the proposals put forward by the political parties.
    Economy
  • Mon, 18 Mar 2019 20:42
    SET Well-Being Index set for launch on April 1
    The Stock Exchange of Thailand plans next month to launch the SET Well-Being Index (SETWB), a new index consisting of listed securities in well-being-related sectors that are key contributors to Thai economic expansion, allowing investors to benefit from the growth potential of these promising sectors.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 19 Mar 2019 01:00
    One and done, a single rate hike was more than enough
    AFTER AN extended period of holding the policy rate at 1.50 per cent, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decided in December 2018 to raise the policy rate to 1.75 per cent. At the following meeting in February 2019, the committee voted to maintain the policy.
    Economy
  • Fri, 15 Mar 2019 01:00
    Economic future lies in partnering, says Prayut 
    PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday shared his proposals for plans and projects that he says would boost investor confidence, including a promise that as the Asian chair this year, the country would drive expansion of the Asean economy to become one of the world’s four largest economic groupings.
    Economy
  • Fri, 15 Mar 2019 01:00
    JBIC SUPPORTS HIGH-SPEED RAIL PROJECT
    Japan Bank for International Cooperation or JBIC is continuing its support for building a high-speed train in Thailand, as well as supporting small and medium-sized Japanese enterprises expanding their investment in the Eastern Economic Corridor, Finance Minister Apisak Tantivorawong said after meeting with JBIC’s management yesterday.
    Economy
  • Fri, 15 Mar 2019 01:00
    PROPERTY MARKET TO DECLINE 10%: SCB EIC
    Siam Commercial Bank Economic Intelligence Centre, or SCB EIC, forecasts the property market in this year will drop by up to 10 per cent when the measure to reduce the value of loans to 80 per cent for a second home and 70 per cent for a third home becomes effective on April 1, 2019.
    Real Estate
  • Fri, 15 Mar 2019 01:00
    THAI POLL  Fitch rating factors  in risks and division 
    Developments in the lead-up to Thailand’s election on March 24 underscore political divisions that persist as the country returns to civilian rule, says Fitch Ratings. 
    Economy
  • Wed, 13 Mar 2019 01:00
    Details of airport rail link, mega  EEC projects may get a closer look 
    THAILAND’S political parties have vowed to continue development of the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), while Democrat Party and Pheu Thai Party will review the high-speed railway project.
    Economy
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