• Fri, 17 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Trump’s ‘America First’ could torpedo Asia’s free-trade instincts
    As a metaphor for the wisdom of turning swords into ploughshares there could have been no better venue for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) forum than Danang.
    opinion
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Push for cross-border trade 
    Noriaki Goto, Krungsri President and CEO; Makoto Kobayashi, BTMU Managing Executive Officer and head of Financial Solutions Group; and Duangjai Asawachintachit, Secretary General of the Board of Investment recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in support of cross-border trades by Thai operators wishing to invest abroad as well as Japanese operators wishing to invest in Thailand.
    Economy
  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017 09:49:57
    Hong Kong to open trade office in Thailand
    HONG KONG – The government of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) will set up an economic and trade office in Thailand to promote ties with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), HKSAR Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said on Tuesday.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017 07:01:39
    Hong Kong to open trade office in Thailand
    The government of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) will set up an economic and trade office in Thailand to promote ties with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), HKSAR Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said on Tuesday.
    business
  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    TAX BREAK TO PROMOTE THAILAND GOLD FUTURES MARKET
    The Cabinet yesterday approved a value-added tax exemption for trades in gold bars at the Thailand Futures Exchange market, Nattaporn Jatusripitak, a minister adviser of the Office of Prime Minister said yesterday.
    Economy
  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Asean, HK sign free trade agreement
    ASEAN and Hong Kong signed a free trade and investment agreement on Monday, hoping to strengthen economic cooperation between the two parties and stimulate development in the region.
    Economy
  • Tue, 14 Nov 2017 07:01:29
    New York fines Credit Suisse $135 mn over forex manipulation
    US regulators hit banking giant Credit Suisse with a $135 million fine to resolve allegations its traders manipulated foreign exchange prices, New York officials announced Monday.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 14 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    China’s Silk Road revival hits rough patch
    From a stalled Indonesian rail project to an insurgency-threatened economic corridor in Pakistan, China’s push to revive Silk Road trade routes is running into problems that risk tarnishing the economic crown jewel of Xi Jinping’s presidency.
    opinion
  • Mon, 13 Nov 2017 10:03:44
    Government asks retailers to slash prices
    The Internal Trade Department has organized a meeting with the country’s biggest retailers to try to persuade them to cut some of their prices by up to 80 per cent.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 12 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Apec leaders swear by multilateral trading
    PRAYUT URGES LEADERS TO KEEP THEIR FAITH IN FREE TRADE; US WISHES ACCOMMODATED
    politics
  • Sat, 11 Nov 2017 09:19:40
    'Framework' agreed on Asia-Pacific trade pact without US
    Remaining members of a major Pacific trade deal abandoned by the United States have agreed to a new framework after days of stalled talks to revive the pact, Canada's trade minister said Saturday.
    business
  • Sat, 11 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    RP probes trade figures with China
    PHILIPPINES’ Bureau of Customs is looking into possible technical smuggling of goods from and to China, which deprives the government of billions of pesos in tax revenues, the Department of Finance (DOF) said.
    ASEAN+
  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 13:48:54
    Preliminary agreement reached on TPP: VN trade Minister
    Preliminary agreement has been reached among ministers from 11 countries participating in the negotiation of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) during their meeting on the sidelines of the APEC Economic Leaders’ Week.
    business
  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Kim should grasp olive branch offered by Trump  
    Trade and North Korea have been two constants in the tweets of President Donald Trump since he took office, so following his fractious exchanges with Kim Jong-un ahead of his first visit to Asia, it comes as no surprise that the Korean crisis and trade have been the focus of his talks so far.
    opinion
  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Academics express serious reservations about state enterprises bill with NLA
    ACADEMICS have expressed concerns over the state enterprises bill which is currently being vetted by the National Legislative Assembly, even as trade unions demand withdrawal of the bill fearing its passage would lead to privatisation.
    Economy
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