• Wed, 07 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    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.
  • Sat, 13 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Companies urged to exploit strong baht
    THAI companies should capitalise on the strong baht to import more machinery and equipment that will enable them to boost productivity and reduce costs, the Bank of Thailand (BOT) and Thai National Shippers' Council (TNSC) say.
  • Mon, 06 Nov 2017 18:00:46
    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.
  • Wed, 02 Aug 2017 01:00:00
    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.
  • Wed, 03 Feb 2016 01:00:00
    Shippers’ council bucks trend, forecasts 2%
    The Thai National Shippers’ Council (TNSC) is sticking with its forecast that exports this year will return to positive growth of 2 per cent, against other agencies that foresee continued export contraction.
  • Tue, 03 Nov 2015 01:00:00
    Shippers' council expects rebound of export growth in coming year
    The Thai National Shippers' Council (TNSC) expects exports next year to return to positive growth, of 2 per cent, after this year's projected contraction of 5 per cent. It predicts export value next year of about US$220.5 billion (Bt7.8 trillion).
  • Thu, 01 Oct 2015 17:32:00
    Private sector expects 5% export contraction
    Vallop Vitanakorn, vice chairman of the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) and the Thai National Shippers Council (TNSC), expects Thailand's export value to drop by 5 per cent on year in 2015.
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  • Mon, 31 Aug 2015 16:23:00
    Shippers council forecasts worse export slump
    Amid the tough global economic situation and weakening yuan, the Thai National Shippers Council (TNSC) predicts worsening exports this and next year due to tougher competition.
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  • Wed, 01 Jul 2015 01:00:00
    Export group sees dark outlook
    The THAI National Shippers' Council (TNSC) now believes that merchandise exports are heading for a contraction of at least 2 per cent this year and possibly even more, by up to 3.5 per cent, if existing and unpredictable detrimental factors begin to dark
  • Fri, 29 May 2015 01:00:00
    Growth an uphill task for Thai exports for 3 years
    Despite the weakening baht, Thailand's exports still face high risk of negative growth for three consecutive years due to the low competitiveness in many industries, according to the Thai National Shippers' Council (TNSC).
  • Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:24:00
    Export target revised down to zero per cent: TNSC
    Thai National Shippers Council (TNSC) has revised down Thailand's export growth target this year to zero per cent.
  • Sat, 31 Jan 2015 01:00:00
    Shippers council to call for integrated export strategy
    WITH a number of negative factors affecting Thailand's global competitiveness, the Thai National Shippers Council (TNSC) will propose to the prime minister that the government put on the national agenda the drawing up of a coordinated strategy for the ex
  • Wed, 10 Dec 2014 01:00:00
    Council urges urgent action to curb rising shipping costs
    The Thai National Shippers Council (TNSC) has called for the government to do something quickly to help solve rising shipping costs before they ruin Thai export competitiveness and worsen the burden for Thai shippers next year.
  • Thu, 02 Oct 2014 01:00:00
    Shippers' council forecasts negative export growth for 2014
    THE THAI NATIONAL Shippers Council (TNSC) has again lowered its export projection for this year, now expecting a decline of 0.25 per cent rather than the previous forecast of 1.6-per-cent expansion, because of the weak recovery of global economic growth.
  • Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00
    Shippers cuts export growth to 1.6%
    Amid a vague outlook for recovery of the global economy and the stronger baht, the Thai National Shippers Council (TNSC) has lowered its export-growth target for the second time this year to only 1.6 per cent, from previous projections at 3 and 5 per cent
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