• Fri, 19 Apr 2019 17:27
    Outgoing govt plans Bt20 bn stimulus amid slowdown signs
    The government is planning to inject Bt20 billion into the economy amid signs of economic slowdown and political uncertainty after last month’s election.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 16 Apr 2019 01:00
    Thailand sees dip in hotel prices
    The latest Hotel Price Index (HPI) from Hotels.com revealed no sign of a slowdown for the global travel industry. The price travellers paid for overnight accommodation rose 3 per cent globally in 2018 across every regional index, except for the Pacific including Thailand. 
  • Mon, 15 Apr 2019 01:00
    Thailand to unveil Asean tourism push
    Thailand is set to release comprehensive gastronomy guidelines for the Asean region by the end of this year to facilitate the recovery of tourism figures, after the industry has been hurt by a string of challenges, including dangerous air pollution in the North, the global economic slowdown and the strengthening of the baht.
  • 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.
  • Tue, 02 Apr 2019 18:22
    KResearch lowers 2019 growth projections for Thai economy, exports amid challenging global slowdown
    KResearch on Tuesday held a panel discussion on “Measuring the Thai Economic Temperature after the Election”, at which it said it was lowering its forecast for this year’s economic growth to 3.7 per cent, as well as cutting its projection for export growth.
  • Wed, 03 Apr 2019 01:00
    Baht strengthening propels Thai outbound travel
    DESPITE forecasts of an economic slowdown, Thai outbound travel is set to continue growing by 8-8.5 per cent this year after the baht continued to appreciate late last year, according to the Association of Thai Travel Agents (ATTA).
  • Mon, 01 Apr 2019 01:00
    Inverted yield curve  stokes recession fears 
    In our Economic & Strategy note this month, we had said that the probability of a recession/slowdown in the next few months as indicated by inverted yield curve in the US was elevated but probably overstated. 
  • Tue, 26 Feb 2019 01:00
    NGOs seek slowdown of Group worries about environmental impact of speedy development on lives of local people
    Environmentalists are urging the government to slow down the development of the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) in order to protect locals from environmental impacts and related conflicts.
  • Fri, 22 Feb 2019 01:00
    Close to half of Asean CEOs see slowdown in global growth 
    NEARLY HALF of chief executive officers in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean ) expected a decline in global economic growth in 2019, according to PwC’s 22nd Annual Global CEO Survey.
  • Mon, 21 Jan 2019 01:00
    Amid the ongoing slowdown in global growth, key indicators of major economies are pointing to further deceleration in economic activities.
  • Fri, 18 Jan 2019 01:00
    Germany’s Hafele keeps its faith in  Myanmar, despite current slowdown
    THOUGH SOME multinational companies still wait and see to enter Myanmar, Hafele Ltd, a German company providing architectural hardware and electronic access control systems with presence in more than 150 countries, remains confident in the market, according to Thasaphong Eurnithilert, director of Hafele (Myanmar) Ltd.
  • 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.
  • Wed, 16 Jan 2019 12:16
    World Bank sees Thai economy slowing to 3.8% this year
    Amid a global slowdown and elevated trade tensions, the Thai economy is projected to grow by 3.8 per cent in 2019 and 3.9 in 2020, according to the World Bank’s Thailand Economic Monitor released on Wednesday.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 15 Jan 2019 01:00
    Automakers brace for sharp slowdown in growth this year 
    Major car brands are bracing for multiple challenges in 2019 after basking in the success of a 20-per-cent year-on-year growth in 2018. 
    Auto & Audio
  • Fri, 11 Jan 2019 01:00
    BOT ‘ready to act in slowdown’
    WHILE some analysts take aim at what they call the Bank of Thailand’s (BOT) hawkish stance on monetary policy for risking a deeper economic slowdown, the central bank’s chief insists the BOT is prepared for any dip in the economy.
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