• Tue, 19 Feb 2019 01:00
    US-China trade talks: what’s under debate
    US and Chinese officials wrapped up days of trade talks in Beijing on Friday and will resume negotiations in Washington this week as the world’s top two economies try to smooth out their thorny trade dispute. 
  • Mon, 18 Feb 2019 01:00
    The grand delusion of modern money
    As the world goes through messy divorces of Brexit and the US-China trade spat, there is growing angst at whether we are moving into a period of disorder. This month will tell us if these relationships can be patched up, but it is already clear that Brexit will happen, deal or no deal, while a detente on US-China tariff negotiations will still leave damaged relations that will take a long time t
  • Sun, 10 Feb 2019 10:30
    High-stakes US-China trade talks resume as deadline approaches
    With a March 1 deadline fast approaching, US and Chinese officials resume negotiations next week to prevent escalation of a trade dispute that has major implications for the global economy.
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  • Fri, 08 Feb 2019 03:00
    Experts call for more trade within Asean to offset US-China trade war
    SINCE THE US-China trade war is expected to drag on this year and further depress exports, Thailand needs to seek long-term benefits from economic integration within Asean in order to offset the wounds inflicted by the war, international relations experts and financial sector representatives said yesterday.
  • Fri, 01 Feb 2019 01:00
    Thailand faces tough job as Asean chair amid trade conflicts, forum hears
    As Asean chair this year, Thailand must enhance the region’s cooperation amid growing US-China tensions that threaten to go beyond mere trade conflicts, international-relations experts said at a peace forum in Bangkok yesterday.
  • Tue, 29 Jan 2019 01:00
    Thailand to push RCEP deal this year
    THAILAND, as Asean chair, will push for conclusion of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) negotiations by the year-end in order to counterbalance the negative impacts of the US-China trade war. 
  • Tue, 29 Jan 2019 01:00
    US seeks to offset loss in soybean sales
    US SOYBEAN exporters have stepped up their marketing offensive to boost shipments to Thailand and other Asian countries in the wake of the US-China trade war.
  • Fri, 25 Jan 2019 01:00
    PRANDA Jewellery firm turns to home sales 
    Pranda Jewelry Plc expects total revenue of Bt3.5 billion this year, up 15 per cent from last year. It plans to boost domestic sales at a time when the export market faces negative impact from the US-China trade war, said Chanat Sorakraikitikul, the company’s chief financial and business risk.
  • Thu, 17 Jan 2019 01:00
    Global trade slowdown coming whatever US-China outcome
    FOR THE most part the adverse impacts of the US-China trade war were not felt in 2018, despite the series of import tariffs imposed by both countries and the political conflicts that ensued.
  • Tue, 08 Jan 2019 01:00
    Poll uncertainty, trade war hurting exports, investment: Somkid
    THAILAND’S economic outlook for 2019 is “uncertain and gloomy” due to the upcoming general election and the US-China trade war, deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak warned yesterday.
  • Thu, 03 Jan 2019 01:00
    How Thailand is affected by US-China trade conflict
    Amid an escalating trade war marked by tariffs and counter-tariffs on exports, the United States and China are in the midst of a 90-day ceasefire to allow both sides to negotiate.  As a leading Asean economy, Thailand faces both challenges and opportunities from the trade war.
  • Fri, 21 Dec 2018 01:00
    Trade war to sap Thai growth 
    THE US-China trade war is expected to shrink Thai export growth by 0.5-1.9 per cent next year, while Thai SMEs should prepare to cope with the likely influx of Chinese products into Asean, including Thailand, according to the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (UTCC).
  • Thu, 20 Dec 2018 01:00
    Supachai warns Thailand to prepare for a slowdown in global economy
    THE GLOBAL economy is in dissarray with no clear direction, while the US-China trade war is having an adverse impact on investors’ confidence worldwide, warned Supachai Panitchpakdi, former director-general of the World Trade Organisation.
  • Thu, 20 Dec 2018 01:00
    Global economy in bad shape, warns Supachai
    THE GLOBAL economy is in disorder with no clear direction, while the US-China trade war is having an adverse impact on investors’ confidence worldwide, warned Supachai Panitchpakdi, former director-general of the World Trade Organisation. 
  • Sat, 15 Dec 2018 15:35
    Trump says 'big' China deal possible after US pressure
    President Donald Trump on Friday predicted a major US-China trade deal in the near future, saying that Beijing's negotiating position had been weakened by the impact of the tariffs war between the world's top two economies.
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