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...

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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...

By Boris Sullivan On Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

Thailand’s auto sales to pick up in 2015 after 33% drop in 2014

Thailand’s auto industry hit the breaks in 2014 as exports fell by 1.25% and domestic sales plunged 34%, but sales are expected to pick up in 2015.  More...

By Olivier Languepin On Thursday, December 18th, 2014
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Maximum levels of Corruption hitted Thailand in 2012

More than $35 billion was illicitly drained from Thailand through money laundering, tax evasion, crime and false trade documentation in 2012, according to Global Financial Integrity latest report.  More...

By Boris Sullivan On Monday, December 1st, 2014

At the crossroads of mainland Southeast Asia : Thailand’s logistic

Strategically located at the crossroads of mainland Southeast Asia, the Kingdom of Thailand shares a common land border with four neighboring countries totaling 5,582 kilometers. In fact, there are 30 Thai provinces More...

By Olivier Languepin On Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Indonesia’s carmakers are catching up with Thailand

Indonesia carmakers are slowly making up with Thailand, as their production should reach 1.6 million units in 2014, when Thailand should produce around 2 mln unit in 2014 due to poor domestic demand.  More...

By Olivier Languepin On Monday, November 10th, 2014
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Thai generals want more control on foreign businesses

Thailand’s military government is planning to amend the FBA (Foreign Business Act)  to prevent foreign directors from controlling joint venture firms that are majority-owned by Thai shareholders.  More...