Thailand’s exports plunge in June World

Thailand’s exports plunge in June

Thailand’s exports declined by almost 23.2 percent in June compared to the same period last year, the strongest fall since July 2009, but the country’s Commerce Ministry still expects improvement in the second half of 2020.
Cambodia, China conclude FTA talks: Ministry World

Cambodia, China conclude FTA talks: Ministry

Cambodia and China have wrapped up trade talks following a video conference between Cambodian Commerce Minister Pan Sorasak and his Chinese counterpart Zhong Shan on July 20, the Cambodian Commerce Ministry said in a press release.
Thailand: Committee to be formed to weigh up CPTPP membership World

Thailand: Committee to be formed to weigh up CPTPP membership

Thailand’s cabinet has agreed to set up a committee to consider whether the country should sign up to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), amid widespread concerns about its harmful effects on the agriculture industry.
Thailand: COVID-19 presents no hurdle for RCEP negotiations World

Thailand: COVID-19 presents no hurdle for RCEP negotiations

Thailand is expecting the signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) to go forward this year as the COVID-19 is presenting no hurdles for the trade deal, the negotiations of which can be sped up through video conferencing.
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 pushes fruit consumption in domestic market World

Thailand pushes fruit consumption in domestic market

The Commerce Ministry of Thailand has teamed up with the Agriculture Ministry to adjust a fruit management plan, focusing on the domestic market to offset exports hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, local media reported.
Partners vow to ink RCEP agreement in 2020 World

Partners vow to ink RCEP agreement in 2020

Dialogue partners of ASEAN are still committed to signing the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement by the end of 2020 as scheduled despite the spreading novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, according to the local media.