8.1 million poor people reported in Thailand   World

8.1 million poor people reported in Thailand

More than 8.1 million Thai people are poor, including 4.4 million living below the poverty line, according to the latest report by the Office of the National Economics and Social Development Council (NESDC).
Thailand posts highest economic growth in a year World

Thailand posts highest economic growth in a year

Thailand’s economic growth recorded the fastest pace in over a year, expanding by 4.5% year-on-year in the third quarter of 2022, thanks to tourism rebound, according to data from the National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC).
Thailand to revise economic forecast for 2022 World

Thailand to revise economic forecast for 2022

Thailand's Finance Ministry plans to revise its 2022 forecast for Thai economic growth next month, focusing on the impact of rising inflation and spiking energy prices, said a ministry source who requested anonymity.
Thailand hopeful for tourism-led recovery World

Thailand hopeful for tourism-led recovery

Thailand’s economy contracted 0.3 percent year on year in the third quarter with hopes for a gradual tourism-led recovery, announced the Office of the National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC) on November 15.
Thailand shifts focus to high value-added economy World

Thailand shifts focus to high value-added economy

Thailand’s National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC) has approved a framework for the country's 13th national economic and social development plan, spanning from 2022 to 2026, with the focus placed on high value-added economic development.
NESDC: Thai economy posts highest contraction since 1998  World

NESDC: Thai economy posts highest contraction since 1998

The State planning agency National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC) of Thailand said on February 15 that the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) shrank 6.1 percent in 2020 due to the wide spread of COVID-19 pandemic, the highest contraction in the past more than two decades.
Thailand to focus on socio-economic recovery in the next two years World

Thailand to focus on socio-economic recovery in the next two years

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has underscored that the country’s economic and social development plan over the next two years should focus primarily on community-level economic development, enhancing competitiveness, upgrading human resources and infrastructure development.
Thailand to adjust 20-year national strategy World

Thailand to adjust 20-year national strategy

The National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC) of Thailand has been ordered to revise the 20-year national strategy (2018-2037) and the 12th national economic and social development plan (2017-2021) to catch up with changing social and economic trends caused by the global economic slowdown and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Thailand promotes southern economic development scheme World

Thailand promotes southern economic development scheme

The National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC) plans to propose developing a Southern economic corridor (SEC) to the new government in a similar scenario to the ongoing Eastern economic corridor (EEC) scheme.