• Fri, 22 Mar 2019 01:00
    IMPORT/EXPORT  Thailand posts surplus  of $4.03 bn in February 
    Thailand recorded US$21.55 billion in exports last month, up 5.9 per cent from the same month last year, according to Commerce Ministry reports yesterday.
    Economy
  • Thu, 21 Mar 2019 01:00
    Sagging exports sap growth
    A PROJECTED slump in export growth has prompted the Bank of Thailand (BOT) to cut its forecast for the country’s economic expansion this year to 3.8 per cent, from an earlier estimate of 4 per cent.
    Economy
  • 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.
    Economy
  • Wed, 06 Mar 2019 01:00
    UPS enhances pick-up options for exports 
    US-based logistics firm UPS has launched an enhanced “Saturday export pick-up” service for international shipments from the US to 57 key international markets, including Thailand. 
    Corporate
  • 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.
    Breaking News
  • 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.
    business
  • Mon, 04 Feb 2019 01:00
    Upside seen in emerging markets as funds return 
    Funds have started flowing back into emerging markets as global interest rates peak in most parts of the world. The global economy is slowing as seen in shrinking exports and decelerating growth in manufacturing.
    business
  • Mon, 04 Feb 2019 01:00
    Food industry hits alarm button over baht appreciation
    Food industry representatives are urging the Bank of Thailand (BOT) and the Finance Ministry to address worries that the baht will appreciate this year, dampening exports and reducing the income of local farmers. 
    business
  • Tue, 22 Jan 2019 01:00
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    THAI EXPORTS HIT RECORD IN 2018, BUT BELOW TARGET
    Economy
  • 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. 
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 18 Jan 2019 01:00
    Nissan eyes Thai base as second hub for EV exports 
    Nissan is studying the possibilities of exporting electric vehicles from Thailand, serving as an additional EV production base to Japan.
    Auto & Audio
  • Thu, 17 Jan 2019 14:11
    Cambodia imports $16m in Thai ACs
    Air conditioner imports from Thailand were valued at about US$16 million last year – a fraction of the total US$5 billion Thailand earned from its air conditioner exports to international markets, Thailand’s Department of International Trade Promotion at the Ministry of Commerce said.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:00
    Vietnam exports to be sold via Amazon
    THE VIETNAM Trade Promotion Agency under the Ministry of Industry and Trade will work with Amazon to help Vietnamese small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) join the firm’s e-commerce system.
    ASEAN+
  • 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.
    Economy
  • Tue, 15 Jan 2019 01:00
    Industrial rubber masterplan being proposed for Rayong
    The Rubber Authority of Thailand (RAOT) has mapped out a masterplan to increase annual rubber exports from Bt250 billion to Bt800 billion, while establishing a rubber industrial estate in Rayong province, part of the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC).
    Economy
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