US businesses in Asean are looking forward to expansion of investment, workforce growth and profit increase next year, according to the Asean Business Outlook Survey.
A number of major Thai companies are continuing to increase their presence overseas thanks to emerging market and acquisition opportunities.
Thai franchises are hungering to take a bite of the huge borderless market opening up under the Asean Economic Community (AEC) in early 2016.
THE STATE ENTERPRISE Policy Office has approached an independent body, the Construction Sector Transparency Initiative (CoST), for help in setting rules and regulations to govern procurement for all state-owned enterprises.
THE COMMERCE MINISTRY will likely be forced to slash its export-growth target for this year from 3.5 per cent to 1.9 per cent after July's shipments continued to slide by 0.85 per cent year on year to US$18.89 billion.
The Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives (BAAC) has allocated Bt25 billion to support farmers in two projects: to free them from debt owed to loan sharks, and to back rubber agriculture.
Life insurers are focusing on technology development to enhance competitiveness and better match products to market requirements.
Banks are rushing to raise funds through debentures ahead of expected rate rises.
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It has been announced that the Asean framework for cross-border collective investment schemes (CISs) is operational in Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore.