• Mon, 22 Apr 2019 12:35
    US-China trade war blamed for drop in export value
    Thailand’s exports for March 2019 were 4.9 per cent lower than the same month last year, leading to a drop of 1.6 per cent in the country’s exports in the first quarter of this year compared to the same period last year, the Commerce Ministry reported on Monday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 19 Apr 2019 16:53
    Bank of Thailand adjusts GDP forecast downwards citing political uncertainty and household debt
    The Bank of Thailand (BOT) has adjusted downwards its GDP forecast for 2019 amid rising uncertainties about Thailand’s political situation and the US-China trade war.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 17 Apr 2019 01:00
    Seek new markets, Thai exporters told 
    AS THE ongoing US-China trade war continues to dampen Thailand’s exports, representatives from both the public and private sectors suggest that Thai exporters should look to new markets and find opportunities to replace Chinese goods in the US market to boost their shipments abroad.
    Economy
  • Thu, 11 Apr 2019 01:00
    Trade war puts brakes on growth
    SIAM Commercial Bank’s (SCB) economic research unit has whittled back its expectations for the country’s economic growth this year to 3.6 per cent as the US-China trade war keeps exports under pressure.
    Economy
  • Thu, 04 Apr 2019 01:00
    Trade war dampens mood as GDP growth view scaled back to 3.7%
    CONCERNS over political uncertainty and the impact of the US-China trade war have prompted the nation’s peak private sector advisory grouping to cut its forecast for economic growth this year to as low as 3.7 per cent.
    Economy
  • Wed, 03 Apr 2019 01:00
    How trigger-finger Trump is losing the trade war with China
    Re: “Why US and China can’t make a trade deal”, Opinion and Analysis, February 28.
    your say
  • 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.
    Economy
  • Tue, 12 Mar 2019 01:00
    America is trampling civil rights to win trade war
    Re: “Chinese irony: Huawei chief screams about her ‘civil rights’” and “Huawei’s hilarious state of affairs”, Have Your Say, March 5 and March 9.
    your say
  • Tue, 05 Mar 2019 01:00
    Huawei Myanmar calls for govt to facilitate change
    DESPITE being caught in the trade war between China and the United States, Chinese giant Huawei Technologies Co remains confident of continued healthy growth in Myanmar thanks to the rising demand from locals, Liman Zhang, chief executive of Huawei Myanmar, said.
    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
  • Fri, 08 Feb 2019 01:00
    Risks to auto supply chains flagged
    A TOP planning agency has expressed concerns for the impact on Thailand from disruptions to vehicle supply chains arising from the prospect of a flare-up in the trade war between the US and China.
    Economy
  • Fri, 01 Feb 2019 01:00
    Thailand faces tough job as Asean chair amid trade conflicts, forum hears
    As Asean chair this year, Thailand must enhance the region’s cooperation amid growing US-China tensions that threaten to go beyond mere trade conflicts, international-relations experts said at a peace forum in Bangkok yesterday.
    ASEAN+
  • Wed, 30 Jan 2019 01:00
    SET experts pick three sectors 
    THE best-performing stocks this year are expected to be in the healthcare, transportation and real estate sectors with returns likely to peak in the third quarter, after uncertainties surrounding the upcoming election and global trade war subside, experts from the Siam Commercial Bank Securities Co Ltd (SCBS) and the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) said yesterday. 
    Economy
  • Tue, 29 Jan 2019 01:00
    Thailand to push RCEP deal this year
    THAILAND, as Asean chair, will push for conclusion of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) negotiations by the year-end in order to counterbalance the negative impacts of the US-China trade war. 
    Economy
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