• Fri, 17 May 2019 01:00
    THAI posts steep loss in first-quarter operations 
    THAI AIRWAYS International Plc (THAI) swung to a steep operating loss of Bt828 million in the first three months of 2019, mainly due to the baht’s appreciation, fierce competition and the US-China trade war.
    Corporate
  • Fri, 17 May 2019 01:00
    LOWER GROWTH SEEN 
    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.
    Economy
  • Wed, 15 May 2019 01:00
    Fall In PTT's Q1 net 
    PTT Group recorded a 28.20 per cent drop year-on-year in net profit to Bt53.74 billion for the first quarter of this year due to falls in petrochemical business and refining margin, and the US-China trade tension.
    Corporate
  • 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).
    Economy
  • Mon, 13 May 2019 15:09
     Lack of US-China trade deal weighs on Asian markets
    Hong Kong - Markets in Asia were down on Monday as the lack of a US-China trade deal cast a cloud over nervous traders.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 13 May 2019 01:00
    Grim outlook for exports as trade war escalates
    Trump frazzles nerves with gamesmanship as tough negotiations with Beijing continue.
    business
  • Sun, 12 May 2019 01:00
    US-China standoff heralds risky shake-up of global order: analysts
    Paris - Flaring tensions between Washington and Beijing are raising the prospect of new global diplomatic and economic fault lines, with consequences that analysts say could pose unfamiliar challenges to world leaders.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 10 May 2019 01:00
    Asean poised for gains from trade war
    INVESTORS from the United States and China are increasingly turning their sights to other regions, especially Asean markets, amid the protracted trade war between the superpowers, a conference has heard.
    Economy
  • 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.
    Economy
  • 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.
    Economy
  • 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.
    Economy
  • Wed, 01 May 2019 01:00
    Standard Chartered pegs GDP growth at 4% for 2019 
    Standard Chartered Bank has lowered Thailand’s GDP forecast for this year from 4.5 to 4 per cent due to political uncertainty and weakened exports from the US-China trade war. 
    Economy
  • Mon, 22 Apr 2019 12:35
    US-China trade war blamed for drop in export value
    Thailand’s exports for March 2019 were 4.9 per cent lower than the same month last year, leading to a drop of 1.6 per cent in the country’s exports in the first quarter of this year compared to the same period last year, the Commerce Ministry reported on Monday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 19 Apr 2019 16:53
    Bank of Thailand adjusts GDP forecast downwards citing political uncertainty and household debt
    The Bank of Thailand (BOT) has adjusted downwards its GDP forecast for 2019 amid rising uncertainties about Thailand’s political situation and the US-China trade war.
    Breaking News
  • 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.
    Economy
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