Thai Commerce Ministry pushing for cabinet approval for joining CPTPP World

Thai Commerce Ministry pushing for cabinet approval for joining CPTPP

The Commerce Ministry of Thailand is pushing for cabinet approval for the country's bid to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) amid fierce opposition from civil groups which have argued the move will have an adverse impact on food security and access to medicines, local media reported.
Thailand tightens control of face mask price World

Thailand tightens control of face mask price

Face masks and alcohol-based hand sanitiser have been included on the state price control list which will be proposed to the Thai cabinet on February 4, as part of efforts to contain the new coronavirus outbreak, local media reported.
Thailand promotes trade to support exports World

Thailand promotes trade to support exports

Thailand’s Ministry of Commerce plans to cooperate with the private sector to promote trade in 16 countries to boost export growth in 2020, according to a local official.
ASEAN optimistic about finalisation of RCEP ASEAN

ASEAN optimistic about finalisation of RCEP

The 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and its six trading partners remain optimistic about making a breakthrough on the long-delayed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) deal, Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanawisit.
Thai Deputy PM inspects Phuket airport project site World

Thai Deputy PM inspects Phuket airport project site

Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanawisit has visited Phuket and followed up on the progress of the second Phuket airport project in Phang Nga, designed to accommodate over 5.5 million passengers yearly.
Thailand eyes to boost border trade with Malaysia World

Thailand eyes to boost border trade with Malaysia

The government of Thailand is making efforts to remove hurdles to cross-border trade with Malaysia as the Thai Commerce Ministry will host a business matching event for enterprises of the two countries next month to boost bilateral trade, local media reported.
Thailand sets guaranteed palm oil price World

Thailand sets guaranteed palm oil price

The National Oil Palm Policy Committee of Thailand has approved a guaranteed price for palm oil and will submit the guarantee to the cabinet for approval within two weeks.