Laos re-opens all local border checkpoints World

Laos re-opens all local border checkpoints

The Lao Government has allowed the re-opening of all local and traditional border checkpoints to facilitate trade and travelling of people in border areas after more than three years of closure to fight COVID-19.
Thailand’s cross-border trade projected to grow 9 percent this year World

Thailand’s cross-border trade projected to grow 9 percent this year

The Thai government expects cross-border trade to expand by as much as 8-9 percent this year, propelled by the global economic recovery, baht weakening, and ongoing efforts by the Commerce Ministry to speed up the reopening of border checkpoints, as well as cooperation with the private sector.
Thailand optimistic about cross-border prospects in 2021 World

Thailand optimistic about cross-border prospects in 2021

The Thai Government has become more optimistic about the country's cross-border trade prospects in 2021 after overall cross-border trade, including transit trade, recorded healthy growth of 31.2 percent in the first eight months.
Vietnam, China look for ways to bolster trade Business

Vietnam, China look for ways to bolster trade

Vietnam and China should extend the working hours for customs clearance at border gates and restore cross-border trade at markets along the border, Le Hoang Oanh, Director of the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT)’s Asia-Africa Market Department, told an online meeting on August 13.