UTCC predicts 2% export expansion, first time in four years

Posted at January 13, 2016

UTCC states that Thailand’s export sector will enjoy a growth in a range of between 0.1 – 4.1 in 2016. This could possibly earns Thailand anywhere between US$214 to 222 billion. A growth of 2%, which amounts to US$ 218 billion, is predicted and this will mean that the country’s exports will expand for the […]

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Cabinet now helps fledgling businesses

Posted at January 13, 2016

The approved measures designed to support new businesses or start-ups and promote greater research-and-development in the country. Accordingly, other criteria that were also approved were greater emphasis on improved marketing, providing greater access to investment funds and promoting greater awareness in energy savings to push start-up businesses to become the driving force in the Thai […]

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PWO told to buy 100,000 tonnes of rubber from farmers

Posted at January 12, 2016

Current market price averages 35 baht/kg and it is expected that the “leading” or above-market price offered by the PWO will help drive the market price up. Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan said officials concerned would go directly to rubber farmers to buy rubber at price agreed upon by the two parties. Local cooperatives may […]

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TNSC forecasts 2% export growth

Posted at January 12, 2016

TNSC deputy chairman Wallop Vittanakorn said the government’s export growth target of 5% would be difficult to achieve due to the slowing global economy. Instead he was optimistic the Thai export should expand in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam and he urged exporters to target major cities in these countries as their export destinations instead […]

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