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Thai economy to grow more than 3.3%YOY in 2017 (EIC)

EIC expects a continuous expansion for the Thai economy, forecasting a 3.3%YOY growth for 2017

Race to finance Asia’s infrastructure heats up

Asia will need $1700bn per year in investments in power, transport, telecommunications and water through 2030, according to ADB latest estimation.

China’s SAIC Motor to build $870M second plant in Thailand

The venture, SAIC-CP Motor, is currently building its second plant in the country southeast of Bangkok, and is reportedly spending more than 30 billion baht ($870 million).

Flying High with the Thai Group

The founding of the Thai Group to manage Thai Airways, Thai Smile Airways, and Nok Air is another step in the national carrier's move towards comprehensive services

Protectionism will not be able to stop global trade

Despite fears of rising protectionism in the global economy, trade expansion will continue and remain an unstoppable force.This was the key message delivered by...

The impact of new Land and Building Tax Law on Thai property

EIC sees the new Land and Building Tax Law coming into effect on January 1st, 2019 having both negative and positive effects on Thai property developers.

Global headwinds will check pace of Asian growth in 2017

Exactly a year ago I wrote on the dominance of Factory Asia (China and south-east Asia supply chains) in contributing half of the world’s...

ASEAN at 50: Carry on soul searching?

After five decades of existence, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations continues to do what it has always done best -- soul searching.

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