• Wed, 08 May 2019 01:00
    Nations that stay isolated remain poor
    Re: The Brexit debate.
    your say
  • Tue, 09 Apr 2019 13:39
     Air strike halts Libya flights as thousands flee clashes
    Tripoli - Fighting raged around Tripoli and an air strike closed its only functioning airport Monday, as Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar defied international calls to halt his advance on the capital.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 07 Apr 2019 01:00
    EU ministers pile pressure on Haftar to halt Libya offensive
    EU foreign ministers on Saturday upped pressure on Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar to halt his offensive on Tripoli, urging the strongman to commit to a political solution.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 01 Apr 2019 01:00
    12% jump in Thai-China trade eyed
    Commerce Ministry pushes agricultural exports from Thai SMEs via competition
    business
  • Fri, 29 Mar 2019 01:00
    THAI FRUIT EXPORTS JUMP UNDER FTA DEALS 
    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. 
    Economy
  • Mon, 25 Mar 2019 01:00
    Cambodia looks to free trade deal with EAEU
    CAMBODIA is negotiating a free trade agreement (FTA) with the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), a common market comprised of five nations of the former Soviet Union, hoping the new market will maintain the Kingdom’s economic growth.
    ASEAN+
  • Fri, 15 Mar 2019 01:00
    Asean task force aims for consensus on joining trade pacts
    With few tangible and immediate results, Asean members agreed this week to tackle new challenges that arise in joining free trade agreements (FTAs) and increase its role in the World Trade Organisation (WTO).
    Economy
  • Fri, 01 Mar 2019 01:00
    THAI resumes flights to Europe via China airspace
    THAI AIRWAYS International (THAI) yesterday resumed its flights from Bangkok to Europe after cancelling some the previous day due to Pakistan’s closure of its airspace.
    business
  • Sat, 02 Feb 2019 01:00
    The art of USING the deal
    “TRADE negotiations are no use if no one makes use of the resulting deals,” contends Auramon Supthaweethum, a career trade official who has spent the past decades working to advance Thailand’s position in international trade.
    Economy
  • Thu, 27 Dec 2018 01:00
    Heightened push for free-trade agreements
    THAILAND has set an ambitious goal to finish drafting four free-trade agreements (FTAs) in 2019, including the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) mega multilateral FTA and three bilateral FTAs with Turkey, Sri Lanka and Pakistan.
    Economy
  • Fri, 16 Nov 2018 01:00
    FTA Trade with China increases 9.9 per cent in 9 months 
    Trade value between Thai and China under a free trade agreement (FTA) reached US$59.15 billion in the first nine months, up 9.9 per cent from the same period last year, according to an official of the Foreign Trade Department, under the Commerce Ministry. 
    Economy
  • Wed, 14 Nov 2018 01:00
    TRADE PACTS Exports under trade pacts reach $56 bn in 9 months 
    Thai exports under free trade agreements (FTA) and generalised system of preferences (GSP) amounted to a total of US$55.66 billion in the first nine months , up 17.7 per cent from the same period of last year, said Adual Chotinisakorn, director-general of the Foreign Trade Department yesterday.
    Economy
  • Wed, 17 Oct 2018 01:00
    EXPORT UNDER PACTS
    Thailand’s export under the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and Generalised System Preference (GSP) amounted to US$49.89 billion in the first eight months of this year, up 19.12 per cent from the same period last year, said Adul Chotinisakorn, director general of Foreign Trade Department under the Commerce Ministry.
    Economy
  • Mon, 01 Oct 2018 12:12
    US, Canada in last-minute NAFTA deal: media
    Canadian and US negotiators reached a deal late Sunday on reforming the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Canadian media reported, after more than a year of talks triggered by US President Donald Trump's discontent with the 24-year old pact.
    business
  • Wed, 26 Sep 2018 01:00
    Tax breaks used on $42.7 bn worth of exports in 7 months
    Thai exporters used tax incentives from the free trade agreement (FTA) and generalised system preference or GSP worth US$42.7 billion (Bt1.38 trillion) in the first seven months of this year – up 18.95 per cent from the same period of this year, Adul Chotinisakorn, director-general of the Department of Foreign Trade of the Commerce Ministry said yesterday.
    Economy
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