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  • FETCO calls for a follow-up stimulus package

    The Federation of Thai Capital Market Organizations (FETCO) chairman Paiboon Nalinthrangkurn announced that the FETCO meeting was set to unveil a series of proposals to the Ministry of Finance related to increasing savings, extending Super Savings Fund and exempting taxes on dividends.


  • Thai public health authority launches online system to reduce COVID-19 infection risks

    "Applied technologies will bring about convenience to the public, save their time and expense, minimize mobility and reduce the risk of COVID-19 infection", said Dr. Natthaphong.


  • MOAC works to bail Thai agriculture out of the epidemic impact and orders all affiliates to formulate aid measures, says Minister Chalermchai

    MOAC works to bail Thai agriculture out of the epidemic impact and orders all affiliates to formulate aid measures, says Minister Chalermchai


  • Thai PM orders precautionary plans to cope with Stage 3 spread of Covid-19

    Prime Minister and Defense Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha chaired a meeting of the National Committee for the Prevention and Control of Emerging Infectious Diseases.


  • Thai Finance Minister urges Treasury Department to give full play to state-owned assets to boost economic growth and monitor the use of land through big data

    Following an inspection visit to the Treasury Department, Thai Finance Minister Uttama Savanayana urged the department to respond to national key strategies to promote the development of the country's grassroots economy.


  • Thai Finance Minister to submit second phase of handout to Cabinet

    Regarding the measures for "gourmet, shopping and consumption" handout scheme of the second phase, it is expected that the plan will be submitted to the Cabinet for deliberation within October.


  • MPC report: export decline dents Thai economic growth and proper tools to be used to implement fiscal policy

    Bank of Thailand (BOT) revealed the report of the 6/2019 meeting of Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) held on September 25, 2019. MPC made an assessment and reckoned that decreased export has affected domestic demand and Thai economic growth may be lower than expectation.


  • MOC minister leads delegation of Thai enterprises for CAEXPO to boost export of Thai farm produce to China

    Ms. Onmon Subthawitham, director-general of the Department of Trade Negotiations (DTN) of the Ministry of Commerce (MOC), revealed that Mr. Jurin Laksanawisit, deputy prime minister and commerce minister of Thailand, plans to attend the 16th China-ASEAN Expo in China on September 20, 2019.


  • Deputy PM Somkid invites Turkey to invest in EEC, and accents the government's support for increasing industrial added value and promoting innovation- and technology-driven development

    A Turkish business and media delegation visited Thailand mainly to organize Turkish businessmen, investors and media to visit the Eastern Economic Corridor and have a meeting with Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak, according to Ms. Narumon Pinyo Sinwat, spokesperson for the Prime Minister.


  • MOF asks SOEs to accelerate investment progress to boost private sector's confidence and pull Thai economy out of recession together

    Thai Finance Minister Uttama Savanayana accented that global economic fluctuations have sent Thailand's economy not into recession, but downturn, or more precisely, slowdown.


  • MOF and BOT to follow closely family debt and believe it will not affect economic growth in the second half of this year

    Mr. Uttama Savanayana, minister of Thai Ministry of Finance (MOF), revealed that the Office of the National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDB) showed concerns over family debts in Thailand.


  • Thai research center forecasts main agricultural product prices in September

    Mr. Somkiat Kimawa, manager assistant of Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives (BAAC), revealed that the Research and Innovation Development Center of BAAC had compiled the forecast report for prices of agricultural products in September 2019.


  • Thai Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives to hold cooperative product exhibitions

    The Cooperative Promotion Department is going to hold 2019 cooperative product exhibition themed on "Fresh from Farm Co-op" from August to September 2019 across the country, according to Deputy Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Mananya Thaiset.


  • Thai Chamber of Commerce and Board of Trade: hotel and homestay operators shall finish business license registration

    Kalin Sarasin, chairman of the Thai Chamber of Commerce and Board of Trade of Thailand, revealed that currently, Thai tourism shows a trend of sustained growth, and tourism revenue accounts for a high percentage in total GDP.


  • MOC suggests Thai exporters formulate plans to explore healthy food market in Australia

    Flannerys Organic & Wholefoods Store summarized the trend of healthy food in Australian market in 2019, and nutritionists and health professionals gave a list of 8 kinds of popular food in Australia.


  • UTCC: CCI in July 2019 drops to 75.0, the lowest in 22 months

    The Center of Economics and Business Forecasting of University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (UTCC) released the Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) in July 2019, which dropped from 76.4 in June 2019 to 75.0, the 5th consecutive month of decline and the lowest in 22 months.


  • Political stability to boost customer confidence and drive the housing market to sustain growth in H2 2019, says Thai HBA

    Thai residential housing market will see a rebound after the new Thai government came in, according to Ms. Siriporn Singharan, chairwoman of Home Builder Association (HBA), citing that the establishment of the new government will boost the confidence of consumers planning to build a house.


  • Thai government urges organic exporters to secure upmarket in India

    India boasts an enormous market. In 2018, 266 million people had purchasing power, accounting for 20 percent of the total population (1.332 billion), according to Ms. Supatra Sawaengsri, executive director of Thai Trade Center and consul (Commercial), Royal Thai Consulate General in Mumbai.


  • Thai industry minister to release measures for Industry 4.0

    Mr. Suriya Juangroongruangkit, newly installed minister of the Ministry of Industry plans to discuss with the Ministry of Finance to integrate multiple measures, for example, measures dedicated to helping SMEs secure financing, tax measures or additional government financing measures.


  • Thai finance minister and his deputy push for stimulus measures

    After sworn in by His Majesty The King on the evening of July 16, 2019, Thai newly installed Finance Minister Uttama Savanayana and his deputy Santi Promphat attended a worship ceremony on the first day in office.


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