Political crisis ‘manageable’

Political crisis ‘manageable’
April 9th, 2014 in Economy

Despite the prolonged political conflict, business leaders remain confident that any effects are unlikely to be …[More]

Joint panel wants firms to look abroad

Joint panel wants firms to look abroad
April 9th, 2014 in Economy

The Joint Standing Committee of Commerce, Industry and Banking is prodding local companies with the …[More]

Former finance minister sees light at the end of the tunnel

Former finance minister sees light at the end of the tunnel
April 8th, 2014 in Economy

Despite concerns that economic growth may nosedive in the wake of prolonged political turmoil, former finance …[More]

Infrastructure freeze threatens logistics

Infrastructure freeze threatens logistics
April 8th, 2014 in Economy

Thailand’s lofty plan to cut logistics costs as a share of GDP by two percentage points by the end of 2016 is …[More]

‘Spend more on health, education’

‘Spend more on health, education’
April 7th, 2014 in Economy, Featured

The Asian Development Bank has prescribed a bigger son health and education in Asian developing countries …[More]

2014 revenue could miss target, finance official says

2014 revenue could miss target, finance official says
April 7th, 2014 in Economy

Government revenue for fiscal 2014 could fall below target as a result of the ongoing political uncertainty, says …[More]

Policy rate cut, ongoing political chaos affect March

Policy rate cut, ongoing political chaos affect March
April 7th, 2014 in Economy

The central bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) voted 4-3 to cut the benchmark rate by 25 basis points …[More]

Thailand’s credit rating: Once junk but never again despite political tensions

Thailand’s credit rating: Once junk but never again despite political tensions
April 4th, 2014 in Economy, Featured

The Constitutional Court sent shock waves through financial markets, again, when it nullified the Feb 2 election. …[More]

Consumer confidence ‘may sag to crisis levels’

Consumer confidence ‘may sag to crisis levels’
April 4th, 2014 in Economy

The University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce has forecast that the next consumer-confidence survey will …[More]

Employers set to raise salaries a further 6% this year to retain talent, research suggests

Employers set to raise salaries a further 6% this year to retain talent, research suggests
April 4th, 2014 in Economy

Salaries will go up by an average of 6 per cent this year in Thailand, compared with 5.4 per cent in 2013, according …[More]

Prasarn warns of cancerous impact on economy if conflict persists

Prasarn warns of cancerous impact on economy if conflict persists
April 3rd, 2014 in Economy

THE CENTRAL BANK has warned that if the country’s protracted political problem lasts much longer, it could …[More]

Growth ‘may be less than 2%’

Growth ‘may be less than 2%’
April 2nd, 2014 in Economy, Featured

The Asian Development Bank has warned that Thailand’s economy might not expand even 2 per cent this year …[More]

March inflation at 9-month high but within target, Commerce Ministry reports

March inflation at 9-month high but within target, Commerce Ministry reports
April 2nd, 2014 in Economy

The Thai Consumer Price Index is on a trend to grow continuously in the first half of the year mainly from rising …[More]

BoT optimistic about exports, tourism rebound

BoT optimistic about exports, tourism rebound
April 1st, 2014 in Economy, Featured

Economic growth in the first quarter may contract compared with the previous quarter as there are solid signs …[More]

Lower revenue handcuffs FPO

Lower revenue handcuffs FPO
April 1st, 2014 in Economy

The government’s falling revenue is becoming a stumbling block for a new administration to implement …[More]

Salaries expected to rise 6% in 2014

Salaries expected to rise 6% in 2014
April 1st, 2014 in Economy

Overall salaries in Thailand are projected to increase by 6% this year, compared with 5.4% in 2013, driven mainly …[More]

Shippers’ council worried about possible US downgrade

Shippers’ council worried about possible US downgrade
April 1st, 2014 in Economy

The Thai National Shippers’ Council is highly worried by the prolonged political conflict and the possibility of …[More]

Economic growth in 2014 will rely on the performance of exports, tourism

Economic growth in 2014 will rely on the performance of exports, tourism
March 31st, 2014 in Economy

CLEARLY the economy this year will grow slower than 3 per cent or maybe 2.5 per cent, as there is only one …[More]

Employment picture darkens

Employment picture darkens
March 31st, 2014 in Economy

Thai unemployment may rise further than earlier forecast as the political impasse continues to take a toll on the …[More]

FPO lowers 2014 growth forecast again

FPO lowers 2014 growth forecast again
March 28th, 2014 in Economy, Featured

The Finance Ministry’s Fiscal Policy Office (FPO) has again revised down its 2014 economic growth forecast …[More]

The economic consequences of Thailand’s political crisis

The economic consequences of Thailand’s political crisis
March 28th, 2014 in Economy

Similar to other emerging countries, Thailand’s economy is usually dependent on the global economic situation …[More]

ITD pledges to cut the pork

ITD pledges to cut the pork
March 28th, 2014 in Economy

Widespread drought is expected to increase consumer prices, particularly for vegetables and livestock, but …[More]

Populism ‘will worsen the situation’

Populism ‘will worsen the situation’
March 27th, 2014 in Economy, Featured

Thailand is expected to pay a price over the next two years for a raft of populist policies implemented by the …[More]

Shipments enjoy rebound in February

Shipments enjoy rebound in February
March 27th, 2014 in Economy, Featured

Exports rebounded in February, driven by the weak baht and the global economic recovery. …[More]

FPO likely to cut forecast for growth

FPO likely to cut forecast for growth
March 27th, 2014 in Economy

The Finance Ministry’s Fiscal Policy Office (FPO) is set to trim its 2014 economic growth forecast to 2%-plus …[More]

Phatra cuts 2014 growth forecast

Phatra cuts 2014 growth forecast
March 26th, 2014 in Economy

Phatra Securities Plc is revising down its 2014 economic growth forecast from 2.8%, given the rising downside …[More]

Ministry hails brighter farm outlook despite threats

Ministry hails brighter farm outlook despite threats
March 25th, 2014 in Economy

The Agriculture Ministry says the farm sector is on a path to recovery, with 2014 growth forecasts ranging from …[More]

Ruling increases downside risks

Ruling increases downside risks
March 25th, 2014 in Economy

Moody’s Investors Service has warned the ruling by the Constitution Court nullifying the Feb 2 general election …[More]

New highway links should boost trade with GMS

New highway links should boost trade with GMS
March 24th, 2014 in Economy

The Commerce Ministry has suggested that Thai traders and investors take advantage of new highway links …[More]

Exports at risk ‘by bad planning’

Exports at risk ‘by bad planning’
March 21st, 2014 in Economy, Featured

Exports this year could dip by almost 14% if the political unrest continues until the second quarter, as 40% …[More]

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