• Wed, 26 Jun 2019 16:06
    JETRO, Thai government pledge future cooperation
    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Wednesday asked the Japanese External Trade Organisation (JETRO) for added investment in the aviation, medical and digital economy sectors during a meeting with the outgoing president of the organisation and his successor.
    national
  • Wed, 26 Jun 2019 01:00
      Supply chains re-routed to Asean
    CHINESE investment in the region's manufacturing sector will intensify in the upcoming decade as China uses its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) to reorientate the global supply chain towards Asean in response to its trade battle with the United States, a geopolitical expert predicts. 
    Economy
  • Tue, 25 Jun 2019 19:04
    Prayut to raise new economic trends in G20 summit
    As Asean chair, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha will at this weekend’s G20 summit in Osaka raise discussions on new trends in world economy, trade and investment, innovation and inequality, government spokesman Werachon Sukondhapatipak said.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 26 Jun 2019 01:00
    RISE IN EXPORTS
    Thailand’s total export under the 12 Free Trade Agreements (FTA) and the Generalised System of Preference (GSP) rose to US$24.2 billion in the first four months of this year, an Increase of five per cent from the same period last year, Adul Chotinisakorn director-general of Foreign Trade Department of Commerce Ministry said yesterday.
    Economy
  • Wed, 26 Jun 2019 01:00
    Factories slump as trade war (and) politics take toll 
    THE superpowers’ trade war has weighed down the country’s manufacturing industry, with a key gauge of activity dropping last month by the most in almost three-and-a-half years. 
    Economy
  • Tue, 25 Jun 2019 01:00
    Room for CLMVT trade growth: PM
    THE CLMVT (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam and Thailand) subregion is set for significant growth in internal cooperation and investment in the next decade, said Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha along with trade officials from the five countries.
    Economy
  • Mon, 24 Jun 2019 01:00
    What is the RCEP trade deal and will it be signed this year?
    Led by China – and excluding the United States – the sprawling Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RECP) is poised to become the biggest global trade deal, linking half the world’s people and marking Beijing’s dominance in Asian trade. 
    opinion
  • Sat, 22 Jun 2019 13:34
    Win-Win Cooperation, rather than Unilateralism is the Right Choice
    The international economy and trade is facing mounting downward pressure and uncertainties, among which, the trade war unilaterally provoked by the US Administration is the biggest source of risk, posing grave threat to prosperity and stability of the world, and Asia in particular.
    national
  • Fri, 21 Jun 2019 20:32
    Why waste trade should be on the Asean Summit agenda
    Asean leaders meet this week in Bangkok as their countries reel from an unprecedented deluge of foreign waste dumping. Yet neither waste trade nor waste is on the agenda, especially considering the summit’s stated theme, “Advancing Partnership for Sustainability”.
    opinion
  • Fri, 21 Jun 2019 01:00
    ‘Trash plastic waste trade’
    Campaigners want Asean to target more than just marine plastic pollution
    national
  • Thu, 20 Jun 2019 01:00
    Exporters to gain under trade pact
    PREFERENTIAL export taxes offered under the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) are expected to be promulgated in Vietnam this month.
    ASEAN+
  • Wed, 19 Jun 2019 10:07
    Asian markets extend global rally as Trump fuels trade deal hope
    Asian markets rallied Wednesday after Donald Trump hailed "very good" phone talks with Xi Jinping and said the two would meet at the G20 next week, renewing hopes of a deal to end a painful China-US trade war that has jolted the global economy.
    business
  • Wed, 19 Jun 2019 01:00
    DISCUSSIONS OVER  HEALTH INSURANCE
    The Commerce Ministry will discuss with the Office of Insurance Commission (OIC) making revisions to health insurance to match with the recent announcement of controls on drug prices and services by the Internal Trade Department of the ministry.
    Economy
  • Mon, 17 Jun 2019 11:46
    EXIM introduces export credit insurance
    The Export-Import Bank of Thailand (EXIM Thailand) is ready to support Thai exporters’ in this era of global trade-on threats through export credit insurance and buyer risk assessment, it announced on Monday
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 17 Jun 2019 11:33
    Sabina profits from US-China trade spat, works to increase OEM share
    Lingerie maker Sabina revealed on Monday that it is benefiting from the US-China trade war, which has effectively increased its bargaining power vis-a-vis Chinese manufacturers, lowered OEM costs and will lead to a 1-3 per cent year-on-year in GPM (from 51.6 per cent).
    Breaking News
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