Thailand Growth forecast set to 3.8% for 2015 (BoT)


The central bank of Thailand has revised its economic growth projection to 3.8%, down 0.2% from 4% earlier, after the country faced slow growth in the fourth quarter last year.  More...

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By Boris Sullivan On Tuesday, March 17th, 2015
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Thai Labor force needs further improvment to prepare for AEC

It has been suggested that the quality of Thai skilled labor in all fields should be further developed in order to prepare for the free flow of ASEAN professionals after the formal establishment of the ASEAN Economic More...

By Olivier Languepin On Monday, March 16th, 2015

Network downtime in Thailand cost $297m in lost revenue

If you live and work in  Thailand, you probably already know what slow an unreliable internet connection feels like : very frustrating and time consuming. But now you can put a figure on these endless minutes More...

By Olivier Languepin On Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

Land and House tax bill lambasted in Thailand

Thailand's Finance ministry has proposed new rates for land and building taxes which will widen the ceiling tax waiver amount for residences to 1.5 million baht from earlier proposed 1 million baht in what was seen More...

By Olivier Languepin On Thursday, March 5th, 2015

No need to Restore Happiness in Thailand : It’s already there

Apparently, the military appointed government of Thailand led by general Prayut doesn't need to worry too much about "restoring happiness" in the country : it's already there.  More...

By Olivier Languepin On Thursday, February 26th, 2015
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Thai exports down 3.45 % in January, Target at +1.4% for 2015 unchanged

Thailand's Exports for January dropped by 3.46 percent to US$ 17.2 billion compared to the same period last year mainly due to global oil price reductions.  More...

By Olivier Languepin On Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Thailand’s Growth down to 0.7% in 2014, lowest since 2011

The National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB) revealed the latest economic figures in 2014 showing the country's economic growth falling to 0.7%, its lowest record in three years.  More...

By Boris Sullivan On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Thailand forecasts 28.5 to 29 million foreign visitors for 2015

Thailand forecasts  28.5 to 29 million foreign tourists to visit the country this year said the Minister of Tourism and Sports Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul. An upswing compared to 2014's arrivals,  down to 24,7 millions. More...