• Sat, 15 Dec 2018 01:00
    Prayut is not as bad as some make him out to be
    The baht is still strong, the GDP is still moving towards 3.3 and up, infrastructure is being built, corruption has been reined in a little. 
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  • Mon, 10 Dec 2018 01:00
    Experts peg GDP growth at 4% in 2019
    THAILAND’S gross domestic product (GDP) will grow by 4 per cent and above next year, according to economic experts from Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) and Kasikornbank.
  • Fri, 07 Dec 2018 14:08
    KResearch forecasts 2019 Thai GDP to grow 4%
    Kasikorn Research Centre (KResearch) has suggested in a company seminar that Thailand’s economy will likely perform better in the last quarter of 2018, with growth higher than 4 per cent compared to the 3.3-per cent pace reported in the previous quarter.
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  • Tue, 27 Nov 2018 12:24
    OECD paper calls for alternative economic measures
    Prominent economists called Tuesday for an alternative measure of economic well-being, arguing in an OECD-backed work that the current focus on gross domestic product (GDP) is insufficient.
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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.
  • Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:00
    Thailand tourism is no longer a harbinger of growth
    THE EXPLOSIVE growth of tourism industry has been a boon for the Thai economy. Representing about one-fifth of the economy, exports of services have been growing at the compound annual rate of 10.6 per cent since 2012, three times the GDP growth rate in the same period. As a result, tourism has contributed more than 2 per cent to annual GDP growth in four out of the past six years since 2012.
  • Wed, 07 Nov 2018 01:00
    GDP growth forecast to stay despite Q3 setbacks
    The Joint Standing Committee on Commerce, Industry and Banking (JSCCIB) is sticking to its GDP growth forecast of 4.4 to 4.8 per cent despite a difficult third quarter, insisting the setbacks are only temporary.
  • Tue, 06 Nov 2018 17:10
    JSCCIB maintains GDP growth forecast at 4.4-4.8%
    The meeting of the Joint Standing Committee on Commerce, Industry and Banking (JSCCIB) on Tuesday maintained its forecast of gross-domestic-product growth this year in the range of 4.4 per cent to 4.8 per cent, and its prediction of export growth in the range of 8-10 per cent, it said in a press release.
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  • Tue, 06 Nov 2018 01:00
    Microsoft CEO urges tech companies to defend users’ privacy
    MICROSOFT CEO Satya Nadella has called on technology companies to defend users’ privacy as human right, urging firms and governments to collectively work together to protect the most vulnerable section in society.
  • Sun, 04 Nov 2018 01:00
    India fastest growing Asian economy
    India continues its strong economic performance with Asian Development Bank projecting the highest GDP growth rate of 7.3 per cent in 2018, which was comparatively less in 2017 (6.7 per cent)
  • Tue, 23 Oct 2018 01:00
    Experts to share success stories at ICON2018
    VENTURE BUILDER company GDP Venture will host innovation conference ICON2018 on November 13. In its third installment this year, it will present issues on digital transformation, with local and international business experts and digital professionals featuring as speakers.
  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 14:13
    Thailand beat by Vietnam as most globalised populous economy
    Việt Nam’s trade as a percentage of gross domestic product (GDP) reached over 200 per cent in 2017, the highest level for any country with over 50 million people in the World Bank’s data set, which goes back to 1960.
  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 12:20
    China's GDP growth slows to 6.5 percent in third quarter
    China's economy grew at its slowest pace in nine years in the third quarter, as a campaign to tackle mounting debt and trade frictions with the US had an effect.
  • Wed, 17 Oct 2018 01:00
    Siam Commercial Bank’s Economic Intelligence Centre (EIC) has revised up the growth rate of Thailand’s gross domestic products (GDP) this year from 4.3 per cent to 4.5 per cent, thanks to strong performance in the export and tourism sectors.
  • Thu, 04 Oct 2018 11:21
    Thai economy expected to hit 4.5 per cent, says World Bank
    Thailand's economy will grow 4.5 per cent this year, 0.4 percentage points higher than forecast in April this year, the World Bank said on Thursday.
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