Thailand's export forecast to increase 12 percent in 2021 World

Thailand's export forecast to increase 12 percent in 2021

Thailand's exports are expected to rise 12 percent this year thanks to the global economic recovery and a return of economic activities after a widened coverage of vaccinations among major trading partners, according to the Thai National Shippers' Council (TNSC).
Thailand’s exports affected by COVID-19 World

Thailand’s exports affected by COVID-19

The COVID-19 crisis has resulted in a serious labour shortage in factories, and hard hit Thailand’s exports, its main economic engine, according to CEOs surveyed by the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI).
Thailand pins high hope on FTAs to boost exports ASEAN

Thailand pins high hope on FTAs to boost exports

Thailand’s Commerce Ministry looks set to propose negotiation frameworks for the Thailand-EU free trade agreement (FTA) and ASEAN-Canada FTA for cabinet approval in the third quarter, aiming to boost the country's exports.
Thailand’s economic growth forecast revised down World

Thailand’s economic growth forecast revised down

The Joint Standing Committee on Commerce, Industry, and Banking (JSCCIB) of Thailand has decided to lower the national economic growth forecast for the year to 0 - 1.5 percent from the earlier projection of 0.5 - 2.0 percent, due to a prolonged third wave of COVID-19 infections.
Thailand to resume FTA talks with EU World

Thailand to resume FTA talks with EU

Thailand has set a target of achieve a joint understanding document that paves the way to begin talks for the long-awaited free trade agreement (FTA) with the European Union (EU) this year.
Thailand promotes geographical indication registration abroad World

Thailand promotes geographical indication registration abroad

Thailand is quickening the registration of geographical indication (GI) for its products in four countries to prevent foreign sellers from claiming they make the products, with the hope to increase Thai exports during the COVID-19 pandemic this year.
Thailand rice exports likely to fall 12 percent in 2020 World

Thailand rice exports likely to fall 12 percent in 2020

Thailand’s rice export volume is estimated to reach 5.7 million tonnes in 2020 with revenue of about 3.8 billion USD, down 12 percent year on year, according to Thai Rice Exporters Association (TREA) Honorary President Chookiat Ophaswongse.
Thailand, European Union to resume FTA talks World

Thailand, European Union to resume FTA talks

Thailand’s Commerce Ministry has said it is ready to revise long-delayed free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations with the European Union (EU) and has scheduled public hearings nationwide before proceeding with proposals of the talks for cabinet approval by November.