• Thu, 18 Apr 2019 20:00
    Bangkok Bank reports quarterly profit of Bt9bn
    Thailand's economic growth in 2019 is expected to be 3.8 per cent, decreasing from 4.1 per cent in 2018. Amid slower world trade and risks from the US trade policies, exports declinded for the first two months of the year.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 15 Apr 2019 17:11
    Indonesia threatens to challenge EU at WTO in palm oil feud
    The government has threatened to bring its palm oil dispute with the European Union to the World Trade Organization's Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) if the EU proceeds to treat palm oil as a high-risk vegetable oil in its latest delegated act.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 22 Mar 2019 01:00
    EU QUOTA RE-ALLOCATION 
    Thailand’s Department of Trade Negotiations were in negotiations with the European Union (EU) and Britain on amending the obligations on tariff-rate quotas for 31 product items under the World Trade Organisation (WTO).
    Economy
  • Tue, 19 Mar 2019 00:12
    As Asean chair, Thailand can help fix WTO, says Canadian trade negotiator
    CANADIAN and Thai trade negotiators believe the Kingdom can play a leading role in reforming the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in order for the multilateral body to withstand protectionist forces and safeguard the principles of free trade.
    business
  • Fri, 15 Mar 2019 01:00
    Asean task force aims for consensus on joining trade pacts
    With few tangible and immediate results, Asean members agreed this week to tackle new challenges that arise in joining free trade agreements (FTAs) and increase its role in the World Trade Organisation (WTO).
    Economy
  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 01:00
    Doubts raIsed on US economy as world trade slows down 
    GLOBAL GROWTH is slowing. Some emerging economies are already in recession and much of the developed world has slowed down markedly, with Japan, Germany, Italy, Switzerland and Sweden contracting in late 2018. 
    Economy
  • 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.
    business
  • 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. 
    Economy
  • Fri, 30 Nov 2018 13:35
    G20 opens under assault from Trump on collective action
    G20 powers open two days of summit talks in crisis-hit Argentina on Friday after a stormy buildup dominated by US President Donald Trump's consensus-bucking crusade to realign world trade.
    business
  • Fri, 23 Nov 2018 07:08
    Soaring trade restrictions spark 'serious concern': WTO
    The world's biggest economies slapped import restrictions on nearly half a trillion dollars' worth of trade over the past six months, the World Trade Organization said Thursday, voicing "serious concern".
    business
  • Thu, 22 Nov 2018 09:40
    WTO to rule in spat over US tariffs
    The World Trade Organization agreed Wednesday to hear complaints from a range of countries over new US steel and aluminium tariffs, as well as complaints from Washington over retaliatory duties.
    business
  • Sat, 17 Nov 2018 10:42
    Meeting planned on WTO ruling on cigarette imports
    Thai Customs officials plan to hold a meeting next week on the ruling issued by a World Trade Organisation [WTO] against the country’s regulations on cigarette imports, a spokesperson of Customs Department told The Nation on Saturday.
    national
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 01:00
    China ramps up pressure on Trump
    World Trade Organisation sanctions on Washington could tilt the trade dispute in Beijing’s favour
    opinion
  • Thu, 06 Sep 2018 01:00
    Border-crossing rules in Mekong subregion ‘need to be standardised’
    SETTING standards for the crossing of borders is an urgent requirement for logistics in the Mekong sub-region, the former chief of World Trade Organisation (WTO), Supachai Panitchpakdi, said yesterday.
    Economy
  • Fri, 31 Aug 2018 15:30
    'Shape up or we'll quit', Trump tells WTO
    President Donald Trump has threatened to pull the United States out of the World Trade Organization if it does not "shape up."
    business
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