• Tue, 19 Feb 2019 01:00
    Economy to grow by 4%: NESDC
    THE THAI economy will grow by 4 per cent in 2019, propelled by private and public investments, the upcoming general election and private consumption, according to a forecast by the National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC).
  • Fri, 28 Dec 2018 01:00
    SMEs expect Thai economy to grow 3.79 per cent in 2019, survey finds 
    SMES expect the Thai economy to expand by 3.79 per cent next year, an academic survey has found. Political and internal economic factors were the key challenges to their business performance. 
  • Thu, 27 Dec 2018 17:35
    SMEs expect 3.8% growth in 2019
    SMEs expect the Thai economy to expand by 3.79 per cent with political and internal economic factors the key challenges to their business performance, according to a Thammasat University study.
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  • Thu, 22 Nov 2018 01:00
    Somkid leaves nothing to chance in drive to secure 4% GDP growth
    DEPUTY Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak is pulling out all stops to guide the economy to close out the year with growth of more than 4 per cent, prodding state enterprises to spend 95 per cent of their Bt445-billion investment budget.
  • Mon, 08 Oct 2018 01:00
    Myanmar economy to expand 7.1 per cent
    DESPITE international pressures on the government driven by ongoing conflicts in Rakhine State, Myanmar’s economy is projected to post 7.1 per cent growth this year and 7.4 per cent next year, according to Hoe Ee Khor, chief economist of Asean+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO).
  • Sat, 11 Aug 2018 11:45
    Blockchain technology summit brings digital economy to Laos
    Government officials from different sectors, business representatives, entrepreneurs and Lao and Chinese experts gathered in Vientiane recently to share experiences and exchange information on blockchain technology.
  • Mon, 23 Jul 2018 11:47
    Economy to be a casualty as more severe weather expected in Southeast Asia
    Tornados in the southern Philippines, tropical storms ravaging landlocked Laos, these are just a few of the severe weather aberrations happening across Southeast Asia right now.
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  • Wed, 06 Jun 2018 13:03
    Global economy to expand by 3.1% in 2018, says World Bank
    Despite recent softening, global economic growth will remain robust at 3.1 per cent in 2018 before slowing gradually over the next two years, as advanced-economy growth decelerates and the recovery in major commodity-exporting emerging market and developing economies levels off, the World Bank said on Tuesday.
  • Tue, 08 May 2018 01:00
    Private-sector optimism sets in
    THE country’s peak private-sector advisory grouping is sticking with its estimates for the economy to grow as much as 4.5 per cent alongside an increase in exports of up to 8 per cent for this year after economic gauges in the first quarter pointed to sustained momentum.
  • Wed, 11 Apr 2018 01:00
    Most of CEOs expect the Thai economy to grow 3-4 per cent this year, driven by tourism, fiscal policy, public spending and local political stability in the first half, according to a recent survey of the Stock Exchange of Thailand’s Capital Market Research Institute (CMRI).
  • Mon, 09 Apr 2018 01:00
    China’s four-decade route to the world’s top-performing economy
    WITHIN our lifetime, China has transformed from an agrarian economy to a world-beating digital and consumption-led powerhouse, driven by smartphone-wallet shoppers.
  • Tue, 03 Apr 2018 01:00
    Outlook firm for 4% economic growth
    WIDESPREAD expectations for the economy to grow by at least 4 per cent this year have been corroborated by the view of a research house that points to improving external demand and recovering investment.
  • Thu, 29 Mar 2018 01:00
    China’s Belt and Road Initiative now up and running
    DESPITE CURRENT difficulties and challenges facing the global economy, China is well underway with its grand Belt and Road Initiative for further opening up its economy to the rest of the world. Over the past four years, we have witnessed this multibillion-dollar plan go from conception to expanding globally.
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 01:00
    Strategy for sufficiency economy to come into force in July
    THAILAND'S draft national strategy for stability, sustainability and wealth under the sufficiency economy philosophy is expected to come into force July with an annual assessment, according to National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB).
  • Thu, 11 Jan 2018 01:00
    Vow for digital economy to be a reality this year
    GOVERNMENT ministers have vowed to make the digital economy become a reality in Thailand this year by accelerating changes to the legal and regulatory framework and the roll out of high-speed Internet services to all parts of the country.
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