• Wed, 17 Apr 2019 01:00
    Seek new markets, Thai exporters told 
    AS THE ongoing US-China trade war continues to dampen Thailand’s exports, representatives from both the public and private sectors suggest that Thai exporters should look to new markets and find opportunities to replace Chinese goods in the US market to boost their shipments abroad.
  • Fri, 08 Mar 2019 01:00
    Cambodia trade push sharpened
    THE Export-Import Bank of Thailand has officially opened a representative office in Phnom Penh to facilitate the operations of Thai exporters and investors and Cambodian importers of Thai products, says the bank’s president Pisit Serewiwattana. 
  • Wed, 26 Sep 2018 01:00
    Tax breaks used on $42.7 bn worth of exports in 7 months
    Thai exporters used tax incentives from the free trade agreement (FTA) and generalised system preference or GSP worth US$42.7 billion (Bt1.38 trillion) in the first seven months of this year – up 18.95 per cent from the same period of this year, Adul Chotinisakorn, director-general of the Department of Foreign Trade of the Commerce Ministry said yesterday.
  • Wed, 19 Sep 2018 01:00
    Exporters urged to cash in on Afta
    THE Department of Foreign Trade aims to increase the percentage of Thai businesses cashing in on tax incentives under the Asean Free Trade Agreement (Afta) to 70 per cent this year, up from 63.04 per cent in 2017.
  • Sat, 26 May 2018 01:00
    Rice exporters buoyed by bagging lion’s share of Philippine imports
    FOUR Thai exporters have won contracts to supply 212,500 tonnes of rice to the Philippines in a sales coup that makes up 85 per cent of that country’s imports of that rice type in the latest round of government to government (G2G) bidding.
  • Fri, 23 Feb 2018 01:00
    Are exporters a sitting duck amid wage hike and rising baht?
    LAO TZU ONCE said, “If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading”. This timeless quote could potentially portend eroding profits of Thai exporters if they could not adapt their business in response to adverse environments: higher costs from the government’s recently announced wage hike and the stronger-than-last year Thai baht.
  • Thu, 30 Nov 2017 17:10
    Thai online exporters treated to workshops on matching businesses
    A global e-commerce leader, eBay, has collaborated with the Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP) to organise the “eBay B2B2C Business Matching and Workshop” event to unlock the potential for Thai exporters to succeed in marketing their products in the global online market. 
  • Wed, 22 Nov 2017 01:00
    Exporters encouraged to boost China sales
    The Commerce Ministry wants to see Thai exporters boost their sales to China when a free-trade agreement between Asean and China comes into effect on January 1, Auramon Supthaweethum deputy director-general of Trade Negotiations Department of Commerce Ministry, said yesterday.
  • Tue, 21 Nov 2017 01:00
    Sluggish consumption growth despite robust exports
    ONE COULD say 2017 is the golden year for Thai exporters as shipments for the first nine months posted a high growth of 9.3 per cent from the same period last year, marking a six -year high and a boost to the local economy.
  • Mon, 10 Apr 2017 20:02
    Thai exporters urged to prepare for US trade sanctions
    Representatives from manufacturing, trade and banking sectors discussed on Monday the trade issues with the United States after the US government reviews trade policy with 16 countries which have trade surplus with the US.
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  • Wed, 25 Jan 2017 01:00
    Thai exports could benefit, face risks from Trump policies
    US President Donald Trump’s trade policies could result in both positive impacts and risks for Thai exporters, who should hedge the exchange rate to protect themselves from uncertainty, according to a study by the Commerce Ministry’s Trade Policy and Strategy Office.
  • Fri, 11 Nov 2016 01:00
    Thai exporters urged to gear for US policy changes
    THAI TRADE with the US is unlikely to be impacted this year, but Thai enterprises should prepare for a policy of protectionism and stringent regulations expected to come into force next year.
  • Thu, 08 Sep 2016 01:00
    SK Embassy helps govt after Hanjin bankruptcy
    THE SOUTH KOREAN Embassy in Bangkok is cooperating with the Commerce Ministry’s efforts to help Thai exporters affected by the bankruptcy of Hanjin Shipping, the world’s seventh-largest ocean shipper. Commerce Minister Apiradi Tantraporn said the ministr
  • Wed, 07 Sep 2016 16:29
    Help sought for Korea-bound exports
    The Commerce Ministry's International Trade Promotion Department has launched a hotline at 1169 for Thai exporters facing shipping problems related to the bankruptcy of Hanjin Shipping.
  • Thu, 04 Aug 2016 01:00
    Global rice market to enter price war
    THE GLOBAL RICE market will experience a price war next year as an oversupply is expected at the same time as trade slows, Thai exporters say, putting pressure on the Kingdom because its rice is quite expensive compared with other countries’.
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