• Wed, 06 Mar 2019 01:00
    Negative factors squeeze export numbers in January
    Thai exports saw an unexpected 5.7 per cent slump year on year in January, pointing to impact from the baht’s appreciation, the Thai National Shippers’ Council (TNSC) said, while urging exporters to use local currencies to reduce financing costs and foreign exchange risks.
  • Wed, 09 Jan 2019 01:00
    Exporters fret over baht appreciation
    The secretary-general of the Thai National Shippers’ Council said yesterday that exporters were concerned about the appreciation of the baht against the US dollar. 
  • Fri, 05 Oct 2018 01:00
    Shippers see 9%rise in exports 
    THE THAI National Shippers’ Council (TNSC) has set the year’s export growth target at 9 per cent while closely following developments of the on-going trade war between US and China as well as appreciation of the Thai baht. 
  • Wed, 09 May 2018 01:00
    Export surge prompts revision to 8% growth for year
    THE Thai National Shippers' Council (TNSC) has raised its forecast for export growth to 8 per cent for this year, scrubbing out an earlier estimate for 6 per cent expansion after the value of shipments hit a record high in March.
  • Sat, 14 Apr 2018 01:00
    Bt23m bonus as Thai women reach World Cup finals
    THE THAI national women’s football team have booked their place at next year’s World Cup in France after a 3-1 win over the Philippines in the Asian Cup in Jordan.
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 01:00
    Strong baht may rewrite export goal
    THE Thai National Shippers’ Council (TNSC) said export growth this year could come in well below its estimate of 5.5 per cent due to a stronger baht and the recent increases in the country’s minimum daily wage. The more downbeat view has prompted the influential group to call on the government to launch relief measures to shore up Thai exports.
  • Tue, 09 Jan 2018 14:55
    Export figures continue to grow
    Thailand’s exports in November last year surged 13.4 per cent year-on-year to US$21.435 billion (Bt691 billion), the highest growth over the past six years, according to a statement issued by the Thai National Shippers’ Council on Tuesday.
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  • Mon, 06 Nov 2017 18:00
    Export growth estimate revised upwards 
    The Thai National Shippers’ Council (TNSC) has revised up its estimate of export value this year from 6 per cent growth to 8 per cent.
  • Mon, 04 Sep 2017 14:42
    Thai exports tipped to grow 5% in 2017
    The Thai National Shippers' Council has forecast Thailand's exports in 2017 to grow 5 per cent after being worth US$18.85 billion in July - up 10.5 per cent on the year.
  • Fri, 04 Aug 2017 08:45
    Thais tell Facebook: “This is Thailand – you’re not doing enough to block illegal content”
    The Thai national broadcasting authority has told Facebook they are not doing enough to block content deemed illegal in the kingdom.
  • Wed, 02 Aug 2017 01:00
    Caution rules on economy despite raised forecast for export growth
    THE THAI National Shippers' Council (TNSC) has scaled up its forecast for this year’s growth in exports to 5 per cent from an earlier projection of 3.5 per cent, while the country’s peak private-sector grouping is sticking with its estimate of economic growth of 3.5-4 per cent for 2017.
  • Sat, 01 Jul 2017 01:00
    Export growth could hit 5% this year, shippers’ council says
    EXPORTS are on track to meet the 3.5-per-cent growth estimate this year, but have a good chance of hitting 5 per cent if the global economy stays on the recovery path, according to the Thai National Shippers’ Council.
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 01:00
    Baht strength dims export outlook 
    CURRENCY weakness in some of Thailand’s key developed country trading partners is clouding the outlook for exports despite some otherwise positive signs this year, said Wisit Limluecha, vice chairman of the Thai National Shippers' Council, yesterday.
  • Sun, 07 May 2017 11:02
    Thailand spiker and setter tie the knot
    Thailand’s ace spiker Wilavan Apinyapong married Nutthapon Kesaphan, a former setter of the Thai national men’s volleyball team, at her home in Nakhon Ratchasima with team-mates, including superstar Pleumjit Thinkaow, Onuma Sittirak and Malika Kanthong, and distinguished men and women from Thai volleyball fraternity present at the traditional wedding ceremony on Sunday.
  • Thu, 04 May 2017 01:00
    Shippers’ Council raises export growth forecast to 3.5 per cent
    THE THAI NATIONAL Shippers’ Council has revised up its forecast for this year’s export growth to 2.5-3.5 per cent from its earlier estimate of 2-3 per cent.
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