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  • Thailand registers a trade surplus of USD 183 million in July

    Thailand's Ministry of Commerce (MOC) announced that its exports in July 2021 rose 20.27 percent from a year earlier to 22.65 billion U.S. dollars. The above data reflect that Thailand's exports continue to expand.


  • The Ministry of Commerce joins hands with the International Chamber of Commerce to promote economic development in Thailand

    Thailand has seen its economy began to pick up in December last year, and the export data will continue to improve this year thanks to the active cooperation between the Ministry of Commerce and private enterprises,said the Trade Policy and Strategy Office.


  • Thailand sees its economy on a downward trend in Q1

    Thailand's GDP growth in the first quarter of 2021 will show a downward trend from last year due to the pandemic, according to Ms. Chayawadee Chai-anant, Senior Director of Macroeconomics, Bank of Thailand,


  • Thailand's Sustainability Bond wins another regional award in Asia

    Thailand's Sustainability Bond won the Roll of Honour of Regional Awards.


  • The conference RESTART THAILAND 2021 held to recover Thailand's industry in 2022

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Energy Supatthanaphong Phanmechaow said on the conference "RESTART THAILAND 2021" that economic indicators have gradually improved since April 2020.


  • Thailand has 1,568 companies cancelled in September

    Director General, Department of Business Development Thosapone Dansuputra announced that 5,636 companies applied for registration as joint-stock ones in September 2020 in Thailand, down 19 percent from the same period last year and registered assets totaling 12.782 billion baht.


  • Thai BOT reveals shrinking in almost all economic activities in April

    In April 2020, the temporary interruption of economic activities in many sectors incurred by the strict COVID-19 containment measures at home and abroad deteriorated the economic downturn in Thailand.


  • Thai consumer confidence index in April falls to 47.2

    Thailand's consumer confidence index fell to 47.2 in April 2020 from 50.3 in March 2020, while the overall economic confidence index fell to 39.2 in April from 41.6 in March, according to the Center for Economic and Business Forecasting at the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (UTCC).


  • Relief fund scheme for marginalized SMEs to be established

    Thai Finance Minister Uttama Savanayana ordered Fiscal Policy Office (FPO) to study and set up a fund to provide relief to marginalized enterprises that are unable to obtain loans from the financial institution system.


  • CRES's economic and social advisory committee calls for high alert while relaxing controls

    Dr. Charas Suwanwela, chairman of the economic and social advisory committee of Centre for Resolution of Emergency Situation (CRES), said after its first meeting that the government is now trying to relax controls, which might lead to the second outbreak.


  • The Ministry of Public Health researches Andrographis paniculata for COVID-19

    Deputy Director General of Department of Traditional and Alternative Medicine, the department is researching Thai Andrographis paniculata to treat COVID-19, and on the next Tuesday (February 25).


  • AOT adjusts plan to make tourism industry resilient to 2019-nCoV, plus price cut and awards to airlines

    Airports of Thailand (AOT) revealed that yesterday (February 3), the board meeting presided over by Chairman Mr. Prasong Poonthanes passed a measure for better flight schedule management of six airports.


  • Thai PM orders MOC purchase enough masks for people

    Ahead of the cabinet meeting, Thai Prime Minister and Defense Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha stressed that Thailand is not short of face masks, and if masks are found to be sold at high prices, relevant staff should be notified for inspection.


  • The cabinet approves a series of financial and fiscal-tax measures to mitigate the impact on Thai tourism

    The Information Office of Chaeng Watthana Government Complex revealed that relevant financial and fiscal measures have been approved at the cabinet meeting to mitigate the impact on the tourism industry in 2020.


  • Thai cabinet approves 372-million-baht budget for palm oil inventory measuring equipment

    The cabinet approved the budget of 372.51 million baht for the palm oil volume measuring equipment project to be implemented by the Ministry of Commerce.


  • NBTC to launch 5G auction

    Thai offical reveals that 5G spectrum auction will be launched on February 16, 2020 and 5G services will be offered from July 2020.


  • Thai industry sentiment hits 12-month low

    The Thai Industries Sentiment Index (TISI) in September hit its lowest level in 12 months, dropping to 92.1 from 92.8 in August.


  • Thai car sales figure down in September

    The export volume of cars recorded 97,540 units in September 2019, down 6.36 percent from the same period last year, according to Surapong Paisitpatnapong, vice chairman and spokesman of the Automotive Industry Club of the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI).


  • BOI OKs four major inv't promotion projects worth THB28 billion

    Board of Investment of Thailand (BOI) approved four large-sclae investment promotion projects with a total investment of over 28.27 billion baht, which is expected to help improve Thailand's competitiveness, and develop target industries through high technology.


  • BOI adopts measures to accelerate investment

    Thai Prime Minister and Defense Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha presided over the BOI meeting, at which investment promotion measures under the Thailand Plus Package approved by the Economic Cabinet on September 6, 2019 were adopted.


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