• 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.
    Economy
  • Mon, 14 Jan 2019 01:00
    Testing times for DEVELOPERS
    THE PROPERTY market this year will be affected by five key factors – a rising interest rate, a Bank of Thailand measure to restrict access to mortgage loans for second and third homes, a strong baht, the impact on exports caused by the trade war between the US and China, and the upcoming election – say property experts.
    Real Estate
  • Thu, 10 Jan 2019 01:00
    Exports, tourism to face heat amid global strains
    EXPECTATIONS for sluggish economic growth this year are firming, with the nation’s peak private-sector grouping flagging potential hits to exports and tourism from the prospect of simultaneous slowdowns in China and the United States and the trade war they are waging.
    Economy
  • Tue, 08 Jan 2019 01:00
    Poll uncertainty, trade war hurting exports, investment: Somkid
    THAILAND’S economic outlook for 2019 is “uncertain and gloomy” due to the upcoming general election and the US-China trade war, deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak warned yesterday.
    business
  • Thu, 03 Jan 2019 01:00
    How Thailand is affected by US-China trade conflict
    Amid an escalating trade war marked by tariffs and counter-tariffs on exports, the United States and China are in the midst of a 90-day ceasefire to allow both sides to negotiate.  As a leading Asean economy, Thailand faces both challenges and opportunities from the trade war.
    opinion
  • Sat, 22 Dec 2018 15:01
    Third straight rout end worst weak for Dow, Nasdaq since 2008 crisis
    Wall Street ended its worst week in a decade with more bruising losses Friday, and with the tech-rich Nasdaq entering a bear market amid worries about trade wars and a possible US government shutdown.
    business
  • Sat, 22 Dec 2018 07:11
    Dow, Nasdaq close worst week since late 2008
    Wall Street suffered a third straight rout Friday, ending its worst week since late 2008 at the start of the global financial crisis in a sell-off prompted by worries over trade wars and a possible government shutdown.
    business
  • Sat, 22 Dec 2018 07:09
    US Fed could rethink rate hikes as Trump trade wars drag on economy
    The US central bank sent a strong signal on Friday that it would be willing to reconsider expected interest rate hikes amid new data showing President Donald Trump's multi-front trade wars are dragging on the economy and shaking up investors.
    business
  • Fri, 21 Dec 2018 18:52
    Exports drop 0.95% in November
    Thailand's exports for November this year dropped 0.95 per cent, or US$21.7 billion (Bt709 billion), due to the impact of the trade war, the Commerce Ministry reported on Friday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 21 Dec 2018 01:00
    Trade war to sap Thai growth 
    THE US-China trade war is expected to shrink Thai export growth by 0.5-1.9 per cent next year, while Thai SMEs should prepare to cope with the likely influx of Chinese products into Asean, including Thailand, according to the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (UTCC).
    Economy
  • Thu, 20 Dec 2018 01:00
    Supachai warns Thailand to prepare for a slowdown in global economy
    THE GLOBAL economy is in dissarray with no clear direction, while the US-China trade war is having an adverse impact on investors’ confidence worldwide, warned Supachai Panitchpakdi, former director-general of the World Trade Organisation.
    business
  • Thu, 20 Dec 2018 01:00
    Exports caught up in trade cross-fire 
    THE trade war between China and the US is eroding confidence in the outlook for Thai exports, even as other segments of the economy are picking up, a gauge of business sentiment shows.
    Economy
  • Thu, 20 Dec 2018 01:00
    Global economy in bad shape, warns Supachai
    THE GLOBAL economy is in disorder with no clear direction, while the US-China trade war is having an adverse impact on investors’ confidence worldwide, warned Supachai Panitchpakdi, former director-general of the World Trade Organisation. 
    Economy
  • Mon, 17 Dec 2018 01:00
    Accumulate stocks at the SET Index of 1600 points.
    A selling spree from local institutional and foreign investors significantly pressured down the SET Index last week due mainly to uncertainties over the trade war, money market fluctuations which led to US bond yield’s inverted yield curve, and profit-taking in Thai energy stocks after the bid result for the gas fields in the Gulf of Thailand.
    Economy
  • Fri, 14 Dec 2018 01:00
    Trade war fallout hastens efforts to deliver deal on mega-trade pact
    THAILAND is determined to help bring about an agreement by the end of next year for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) to proceed as a counterbalance to the impact of the trade war between the US and China.
    Economy
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