Investment promotion requests exceeded 750bn baht in 2019

Investment promotion requests exceeded 750bn baht in 2019

Investment promotion requests exceeded 750bn baht in 2019 BANGKOK (NNT) – Thailand remained an investment destination for international investors last year, as reflected in the overall value of investment promotion requests in 2019, released by the Board of Investment (BOI) today, which exceed a 750 billion baht goal. An impressive 59% was in the Eastern Economic…

Thailand must start six EEC infrastructure projects this year

Thailand must start six EEC infrastructure projects this year

Thailand must start six EEC infrastructure projects this year To keep the momentum going, the Deputy Prime Minister, Dr. Somkid Jatusripitak, has instructed the Eastern Economic Corridor Policy Committee (EECPC) to ensure that six key infrastructure projects in the region begin this year. https://youtu.be/SZoBaCzpJvI The Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) continues to attract more investors. Last year, the…

Starbucks Thailand introduces paper straws from next Monday

Starbucks Thailand introduces paper straws from next Monday The Thai operators of Starbucks Coffee says it will provide paper straws to customers at all stores across Thailand starting next Monday, January 6. The announcement is most likely in response to the national mood to reduce usage of single-use plastic items although the local Starbucks franchise…

Forecasts for Bangkok property 2020 – CBRE

Forecasts for Bangkok property 2020 – CBRE A supply influx of new office space is on the way while the overall retail industry faces low consumer confidence. But, in 2019, the number of Chinese tourists to Thailand has started recovering, says CBRE, an international property consultant. Bangkok Office Market The office market in Bangkok continues…

ECONOMICSThai economy’s Deceleration confirmed in November (Bot)

Thai economy’s Deceleration confirmed in November (Bot)

Thai economy’s Deceleration confirmed in November (Bot) Thailand’s economy continued on a downward trend in November with exports contracting by 7.7 percent from the same period last year According to Bot’s latest Press Release, the Thai economy continued to be on a decelerating trend in November, prompting the Central Bank to use the exact same words from its previous…

Southeast Asia’s growth forecast is revised down slightly to 4.4% for 2019, as economic weakening in Singapore and Thailand prompts downward adjustments to their growth forecasts

ADB Trims Southeast Asia’s growth forecast to 4.4%

ADB Trims Southeast Asia’s growth forecast to 4.4% Southeast Asia’s growth forecast is revised down slightly to 4.4% for 2019, as economic weakening in Singapore and Thailand prompts downward adjustments to their growth forecasts The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has trimmed its forecasts for economic growth in developing Asia this year and next year as…