• Fri, 17 May 2019 01:00
    University of Thai Chamber of Commerce (UTCC) has slashed its forecast for this year’s economic growth to 3.5 per cent from its earlier estimate of 3.8 per cent, due mainly to the escalating US-China trade war which has affected Thai exports, Thanavath Phonvichai, director of UTCC’s Centre Economic and Business Forecasting, said.
  • Wed, 15 May 2019 01:00
    New approach needed as trade war wallops Thai exports
    THE RECENT escalation of the US-China trade war may lead Thai exports to grow by only 0.5 per cent in 2019, warned Aat Pisanwanich, director of the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce’s Centre for International Trade Studies (CITS).
  • Fri, 10 May 2019 01:00
    Export growth tipped to halve in fallout from trade conflict
    AN ESCALATION of the US-China trade war is likely to slash growth in Thai exports to less than half that of last year, said economists from Krungthai Bank and Standard Chartered Bank.
  • Thu, 09 May 2019 01:00
    Flare-up in US-China trade conflict risks deepening slump in exports
    A POTENTIAL escalation in the US-China trade war may send growth in Thai exports spiralling down below 3 per cent in 2019, compared with expansion of more than twice that last year, the nation’s peak private-sector advisory grouping said.
  • Tue, 07 May 2019 01:00
    Bid to revive slumping exports
    THE TRADE Policy and Strategy Office (TPSO) is rushing to draw up plans to stimulate exports and complete negotiations on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) within this year amid fears Thai exports saw a decline in the first quarter of this year due to the prolonged US-China trade war.
  • Mon, 29 Apr 2019 01:00
    Amid glum outlook, experts warn stimulus packages not a panacea for economic ills
    THE BLEAK economic outlook under the shadow of political uncertainty as well as the global economic slowdown has impacted Thai exports and the latest government stimulus is not likely to help much, say experts.
  • Tue, 23 Apr 2019 01:00
    Fall in March export leads to 1.6% contraction for first quarter
    THAI EXPORTS in March were down 4.9 per cent year on year (YoY), leading to a 1.6-per-cent contraction in exports in the first quarter of this year compared to the same period last year, according to the Commerce Ministry.
  • Wed, 03 Apr 2019 01:00
    Sluggish exports a worry
    The global economic slowdown, the prolonged US-China trade war, lack of clarity on Britain’s exit from the EU and trade sanctions from other countries have led to Thai exports failing to achieve their target in the first quarter of the year, the Thai National Shippers’ Council (TNSC) said, while urging quick formation of the new government to set an economic stimulus package.
  • 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.
  • Fri, 22 Feb 2019 15:18
    Thai exports drop 5.65% in January
    Thai exports saw a 5.65 per cent year on year contraction in January, largely due to the impact of the US-China trade war, the Thai baht appreciation and increase in competition from Asean markets.
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  • Mon, 21 Jan 2019 12:36
    Exports shrink in December, up overall for 2018
    Thai exports contracted 1.7 per cent in December to a combined value of US$19.4 billion, the Commerce Ministry reported on Monday. 
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  • Tue, 15 Jan 2019 01:00
    China cuts import tax to drive Thai exports 
    China has reduced import tax on 1,585 products from an average of 10.5 per cent to 7.8 per cent, effective since November 1 last year, in order to drive Thai exports to China, the International Trade Promotion Department of Commerce Ministry reported yesterday.
  • Thu, 20 Dec 2018 01:00
    Exports caught up in trade cross-fire 
    THE trade war between China and the US is eroding confidence in the outlook for Thai exports, even as other segments of the economy are picking up, a gauge of business sentiment shows.
  • Wed, 21 Nov 2018 13:01
    Exports boom in October, exceeding target
    Thai exports rebounded in October from last month’s contraction, reaching US$21.8 billion in value and registering 8.7 per cent growth.
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