Published: Aug 11, 2022
Border trade in Myawady, Kaying State, is being impacted greatly by the weakening Myanmar currency against the US dollar and Thai baht, forcing some border trade activities to stop, according to local merchants.
Published: Feb 03, 2022
Commere Minister Jurin Laksanawisit has said that the world economy and that of neighbouring economies still have opportunities to grow, while the baht’s continued depreciation, as compared to the first half of 2021, will only increase the competitiveness of Thai exports.
Published: Feb 21, 2021
Immigration Police chief Pol Lt-General Sompong Chingduang, together with high-level police officers, travelled to inspect the northern border checkpoint to plan preventive measures against the spread of Covid-19 from Myanmar, which is currently beset with pandemic and political problems.
Published: Feb 14, 2021
Thai-Myanmar border trade through Ranong province in January 2021 grew by 3.94 per cent in value compared to the previous month, with Thai exports increasing by 6.12 per cent, Wanida Arunothai, chief of Ranong Provincial Commercial Office under the Ministry of Commerce, revealed.
Published: Nov 25, 2020
After visiting the Customs Department on Wednesday, Finance Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith said he has instructed officials to use technology to reduce the time spent on inspection so goods can be released quickly as well as to ensure transparency.
Published: Sep 22, 2020
Goods transport at the major Mae Sai border crossing in Chiang Rai has plummeted from about 1,000 trucks per day to just six, after Myanmar imposed strict disease controls to combat a surge in Covid-19 cases.