Thailand tries 2-prong strategy to get perishables to China

Thailand tries 2-prong strategy to get perishables to China

Thailand tries 2-prong strategy to get perishables to China Thailand is bypassing supply-chain roadblocks to deliver its perishables – mainly agricultural and food products – to China, its biggest market in Asia. Since Thailand shares no border with China, perishable goods like fruit and vegetables have traditionally been sent from Thai farms and warehouses by…

Somkid’s departure sees baht drop further

Somkid’s departure sees baht drop further

Somkid’s departure sees baht drop further The baht’s current shine as the ‘safe’ current in Asia has lost its lustre. After riding high as Asia’s best performing currency last year, the baht has wiped out all of its 8% gains this year during the Covid-19 crisis, and yesterday’s announcement of the resignations of Deputy PM Somkid Jatusripitak…