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  • July exports remain negative at 11.4 percent

    The Ministry of Commerce disclosed Thailand's trade statistics in July 2020 and found that exports shrank 11.4 percent to 18.8195 bln U.S. dollars in July.

    August25,2020


  • Thailand's energy consumption drops 10.1 pct in H1

    Energy consumption in Thailand dropped 10.1 percent in the first half of 2020 due to the impacted industrial chain by COVID-19, reduced energy demand and stagnant domestic economic growth,said the Energy Policy and Planning Office (EPPO) Director-General Watanapong Kurowat.

    August13,2020


  • Thai Internet content operation turns to China's online entertainment market

    China's online entertainment development in the post-COVID world, showing an increasing Internet usage for entertainment purposes from December 2019 to March 2020.

    August13,2020


  • CCI rises for the third consecutive month to 50.1 in July

    The Center for Economic and Business Forecast of the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce announced that the consumer confidence index (CCI) rose for the third consecutive month to 50.1 in July 2020 from 49.2 in June.

    August11,2020


  • Thai agriculture minister stresses sustained reliefs to affected farmers

    Thailand's Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Chalermchai Sri-on said at the meeting of the House of Representatives that in order to provide relief measures for the agricultural sector challenged by COVID-19.

    June02,2020


  • Thai NSC Secretary-General discloses third phase of easing restrictions

    At its meeting, the Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) chaired by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha decided to implement the third phase of easing restrictions on economy, livelihood, and sports, healthcare and entertainment.

    June02,2020


  • Thailand sees rubber glove exports grow as demand surges due to COVID-19

    The COVID-19 outbreak has caused demand for rubber gloves to soar several times, mainly because these products are essential protective gear for health-care workers.

    May28,2020


  • Thai deputy PM urges economic development authority to draft local economy stimulus plan

    Thai Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak said that he had ordered the Loan Use Review Committee to develop the model of and guidelines for projects to stimulate the local economy and submit them to the cabinet for deliberation in May.

    May06,2020


  • Thai telecommunication authority and operators announces 45-day free service

    Thailand's National Broadcasting and Telecommunication Commission (NBTC), together with the six operators has announced that they are all ready to provide 100-minute toll-free telephone services for 45 days to help customers cut expenses during the COVID-19 outbreak.

    May06,2020


  • COVID-19: MOPH establishes business place hygiene supervision regulations before relaxing control measures

    Dr. Bancha Khakhong, chief of the Ministry of Public Health (MOPH), indicated that the MOPH will establish business place hygiene supervision regulations before relaxing control measures.

    April20,2020


  • Ministry of Commerce of Thailand points out the COVID-19 won't impede the signing of RCEP

    Ms. Onmon Sapthawitham, Director-general of Department of Trade Negotiations (DTN), revealed that many countries put restrictions on the exit and entry.

    April20,2020


  • Ministry of Commerce of Thailand points out the COVID-19 won't impede the signing of RCEP

    Ms. Onmon Sapthawitham, Director-general of Department of Trade Negotiations (DTN), revealed that many countries put restrictions on the exit and entry.

    April20,2020


  • BAAC of Thailand prolongs the payment period of life insurance by 3 months

    Apirom Sukprasert, Manager of the Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives (BAAC) of Thailand, revealed that BAAC has adopted measures to offer assistance to life insurance buyers.

    April20,2020


  • EGAT to take strict measures fighting COVID-19 and confident in power supply

    Viboon Rerksirathai, director-general of the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT), revealed that EGAT has made preparations for power generation, power supply personnel and equipment, to prevent and reduce risks of COVID-19 and ensure household power supply.

    March18,2020


  • Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Energy reveals plans to decrease 50 satang/liter of surcharge of ex-refinery prices

    Thai Energy Equity Working Group Meeting composed of representatives from the government and the public reviewed the reference structure of ex-refinery prices, and approved the decrease of 50 satang/liter of surcharge in the formula of ex-refinery prices to ensure fairness.

    February24,2020


  • Three ministries formulate plans to promote economic development and enhance competitiveness of Thailand

    Thailand has an advantageous geographical location and is located in the center of ASEAN region, but it didn't conduct research and planning on infrastructure construction before, and thereby lost the good opportunities for infrastructure investment and development.

    February24,2020


  • ASEAN High-level Task Force meets to step up economic partnership agreement negotiations

    Mr. Pitak Udomwichaiwat, deputy permanent secretary of the Ministry of Commerce, revealed that he was entrusted by the permanent secretary of the Ministry of Commerce to attend the 37th meeting of the High-level Task Force on ASEAN Economic Integration held in Hanoi, Vietnam on February 12, 2020.

    February19,2020


  • THAI steps up screening for flights from Cambodia

    President of Thai Airways International revealed that the Westerdam cruise ship reported confirmed cases of Covid-19 infection, and Thai authority has decided to ban foreign passengers on the ship from entering Thailand until the end of a 14-day observation period starting from February 14, 2020.

    February19,2020


  • Thai Monetary Policy Committee cuts policy rate by 0.25 pct

    The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decided to cut the policy rate by 0.25 percent to 1.00 percent, because it believed that monetary and fiscal intervention is necessary as the overall financial fragility rise.

    February13,2020


  • Tourism Council of Thailand calls for government support to help ailing tourism operators

    Mr. Chairat Triratanatcharaphon, chairman of the Tourism Council of Thailand (TCT) said the current outbreak of the novel coronavirus has severely imperiled the tourism industry, as China has suspended all tours and many other countries have also halted travel because of a lack of confidence.

    February13,2020


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