• Tue, 03 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    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, 22 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    R&D spending tipped to hit milestone
    THAILAND’S investment in research and development (R&D) and related areas of technological advancement is this year expected to reach 1 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP) for the first time, an agency tasked with driving innovation said.
  • Mon, 05 Mar 2018 07:45:10
    China sets 2018 GDP target at 'around 6.5%'
    China set its 2018 economic growth target at "around 6.5 percent" on Monday, in line with expectations but lower than the 6.9 percent output registered last year.
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  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 12:40:33
    Thailand ‘on digital transformation fast track’
    By 2021, digital transformation will add an estimated US$9 billion (Bt282 billion) to Thailand’s GDP and increase the growth rate by 0.4 per cent annually, according to a business study released on Tuesday.
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Export gains prompt another GDP revision
    AN INFLUENTIAL forecaster has raised its estimate for 2018 economic growth to 4.4 per cent, citing stronger than expected expansion in the economies of Thailand’s trading partners and the sustained gains in exports and tourism.
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Data reinforces optimism for economy
    GROWTH in the country’s economy is on track to accelerate this year after a strong final-quarter performance to close out last year, the National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB) said yesterday.
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    The Stock of Exchange of Thailand (SET) remains in consolidation mode, with investors waiting for the release of 2017 fourthquarter GDP data today as well as more finalquarter results by nonfinancial companies.
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:47:46
    UPS offers express freight delivery mid-day
    UPS has announced the introduction of UPS Worldwide Express Freight Midday, an extension of the current UPS Worldwide Express Freight service, which offers commitments to deliver at 12pm or 2pm from all 71 origin countries to 35 key destination countries that represent over two-thirds of global GDP.
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    EEC seen pushing GDP growth above 5%
    INVESTMENT drawn to the proposed Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) could push the country’s economic growth rate above 5 per cent by 2021, Siam Commercial Bank’s Economic Intelligence Centre (EIC) said.
  • Fri, 02 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    BAY sees bank’s loan growth rising above GDP expansion
    THE BANK of Ayudhya (BAY) expects its lending growth rate to rise above the growth in gross domestic product this year but concedes that the trend of rising interest rate would put pressure on its profits.
  • Tue, 26 Dec 2017 01:00:00
    Digital economy on the move
    THE value of Thailand’s digital economy has swelled by 20 per cent this year to Bt2.5 trillion, accounting for 17 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP), with even faster growth pencilled in for next year by a leading forecaster.
  • Mon, 25 Dec 2017 01:00:00
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    Exports help Indonesian GDP growth to touch 5.1%
  • Sat, 16 Dec 2017 01:00:00
    EU data rule exposes firms to fines for leaks
    THE EUROPEAN Union is set to enforce its so-called General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) law in May next year, leaving Thai companies with European customers vulnerable to potential costly liability on data leaks, according to Forcepoint, a cyber-security firm.
  • Thu, 30 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Pre-election investment upswing to drive 2018 GDP growth above 4% 
    THIS MONTH the Constitution Drafting Committee (CDC) will finalise two bills on the election of MPs and the selection of senators. Once these bills are promulgated, the election date must be held within 150 days.
  • Fri, 24 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Singapore growth view revised up
    SINGAPORE’S economy performed much better than expected this year due mostly to a strong showing in electronics, prompting the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) to upgrade its 2017 gross domestic product (GDP) forecast yesterday.
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