• Sat, 20 Oct 2018 14:23
    Moody's downgrades Italy credit rating on debt, deficit concerns
    Moody's has cut Italy's credit rating by a notch over concerns about plans for larger deficits and the high public debt load as the country's populist government clashes with Brussels over its budget.
  • Thu, 07 Jun 2018 01:00
    Public debt Level to be capped at 50% of GDP
    Public Debt Policy Office (PDMO) will keep Thailand’s public debt at no more than 50 per cent of the nation’s gross domestic product (GDP) in the next 10 years, despite the government’s planned investment in mega infrastructure projects worth over Bt2 trillion in the next four to five years.
  • Wed, 21 Mar 2018 01:00
    The Cabinet yesterday agreed to a revised public debt management plan for the 2018 fiscal year that will raise Thailand's estimated public debt to the country's gross domestic product, from 42.7 per cent to 42.8 per cent, for the year.
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 01:00
    The Public Debt Management Office (PDMO) will borrow a total of Bt1.124 trillion this year to finance mega infrastructure projects and offset Thailand's budget deficit for the fiscal year 2019, starting from October of this year.
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 01:00
    Outstanding public debt rises 7.6% to Bt6.37 tn in 2017
    THAILAND’S outstanding public debt reached Bt6.37 trillion at the end of 2017, a rise of 7.6 per cent from the end of the previous year, the Finance Ministry’s bond market adviser, Theeraj Athanavanich, said.
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 01:00
    Nod to debt management change
    THE NATIONAL Legislative Assembly (NLA) yesterday approved amendments to the public debt management legislation to better define what constitutes public financial obligations in the second and final readings.
  • Thu, 16 Nov 2017 01:00
    New bill to boost govt’s loan capacity
    THE NATIONAL Legislative Assembly (NLA) will today deliberate on a new public debt bill which excludes debts of the Bank of Thailand and state-owned financial institutions, among others, to expand the government’s capacity to borrow from capital markets.
  • Wed, 08 Nov 2017 01:00
    Theeraj Athanavanich, a bond market Adviser, said Thailand’s public debt outstanding as of September 30, 2017 stood at Bt6.36 trillion or 42.29 per cent of GDP. 
  • Mon, 04 Sep 2017 17:31
    Thai public debt 41.8% of GDP at end-July
    Thailand’s outstanding public debt stood at Bt6.22 trillion, or 41.83 per cent of gross domestic product, as of July 31, bond-market advisor Theeraj Athanavanich said on Monday.
  • Mon, 17 Jul 2017 18:05
     Finance Ministry outlines government bond issue for 2018
    The Public Debt Management Office (PDMO) of the Finance Ministry plans to issue government bonds worth up to Bt300 billion in the year 2018 after issuing Bt90 billion this fiscal year.
  • Wed, 31 May 2017 01:00
    Public debt rises to Bt6.26 trillion 
  • Tue, 30 May 2017 10:06
    Public debt up Bt101 bn in April compared to March
    Theeraj Athanavanich, a bond market adviser, reported that Thailand’s outstanding public debt as of April 30 was Bt6.26 trillion - or 42.64 per cent of gross domestic product
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  • Mon, 24 Apr 2017 01:00
    ‘Yields dropping as govt bonds more popular now’
    INVESTORS have flocked to subscribe to government bonds auctioned by the Finance Ministry after the Bank of Thailand tapered off its short-term-bond issuance this month, said Suwit Rojanavanich, director-general of the Public Debt Management Office.
  • Sat, 22 Apr 2017 10:52
    Lao government allowed to issue Bt7 billion bonds 
    The Finance Ministry has given its Lao counterpart the green light to issue baht-denominated bonds worth Bt7 billion to refinance its debt, Suwit Rojanavanich, director- general of the Public Debt Management Office said.
  • Thu, 13 Apr 2017 01:00
    Public debt up 0.5% in February
    THAILAND’S public debt outstanding as of February 28 was Bt6.09 trillion, up Bt30.58 billion or 0.5 per cent from January 31, while the Japan Credit Rating Agency (JCR) has maintained Thailand’s credit-rating ceiling at “A+” with “stable” outlook, the Finance Ministry’s Public Debt Management Office (PDMO) reported yesterday.
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