How the COVID-19 situation may affect Thailand’s export sector

Thailand’s export sector could face damage of 200-300 billion baht if the situation cannot be brought under control within six months.

Pandemic drives sea freight prices to record high

The Covid-19 pandemic, which initially brought global shipping to a virtual standstill, did not bode well for the industry and led to “an unprecedented drop in demand”

Thailand and EU resume FTA negotiations

Thailand and the European Union (EU) are now back in talks to establish a Free Trade Agreement (FTA), for the first time since the initiative was put on hold in 2014.

Thailand to increase rice exports to 6 million tons this year

BANGKOK (NNT) – The Commerce Ministry has launched measures to increase rice…

UK exporters’ use of Singapore as ASEAN’s supply chain gateway boosted by new bilateral trade agreement

Singapore’s role as a hub for UK companies, whether as exporters or investors accessing Southeast Asia’s and broader Asian dynamic economies, was elevated by the new UK-Singapore trade agreement (UKSTA) which came into effect on 1st January 2021.

Thai government may subsidise an unlimited domestic air pass

The government looks to offer a subsidy for an unlimited travel pass to people who buy domestic air tickets in advance to help struggling airlines in Thailand.

Canada, Indonesia Trade Talks Begin for Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement

The CEPA would benefit Canadian exporters and importers as it will improve access to ASEAN’s largest economy and the world’s fourth most populous country.