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Thais, Russians aim for US$10bn in trade by 2023

Thais, Russians aim for US$10bn in trade by 2023 Thailand and Russia have agreed to raise bilateral trade to US$10 billion in 2023, in part to help reboot the economy after the Covid-19 outbreak. Speaking after Thursday’s video conference with Vladimir Ilichev, Russia’s deputy minister of the Economic Development Ministry, during the fourth meeting of…

BoT sees slower recovery in 2021

BoT sees slower recovery in 2021 Thailand’s economic recovery is expected to take longer than previously anticipated, mainly due to the drastic decline in foreign tourist numbers, says the Bank of Thailand. The central bank slashed its GDP growth forecast for 2021 from 5% to 3.6% as the pandemic continues to hamper international travel. The…

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

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. Bangkok (VNA) – Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has underscored…

Thai cabinet adds 2 more 4-day long weekends

Thai cabinet adds 2 more 4-day long weekends

Thai cabinet adds 2 more 4-day long weekends A holiday-led economic recovery. That appears to be a part of the government’s agenda following yesterday’s meeting of the Thai cabinet. 2 new holiday weekends have been created, one in November, one in December, in efforts to further stimulate the economy. In both cases the extended weekends…

Thailand’s New Economic Team Takes Charge as Growth Sputters

Thailand’s New Economic Team Takes Charge as Growth Sputters (Bloomberg) — Former banker Predee Daochai was inaugurated as Thailand’s new finance minister in Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha’s revamped Cabinet that’s tasked to lead the country out of its worst-ever economic crisis amid mounting anti-government protests. King Maha Vajiralongkorn sworn in Predee and Supattanapong Punmeechaow, a…

UTCC: 11.4% contraction in GDP forecast for 2020

UTCC: 11.4% contraction in GDP forecast for 2020

UTCC: 11.4% contraction in GDP forecast for 2020 Thailand’s economy is likely to contract by as much as 11.4% this year, its worst showing, attributed largely to the pandemic impact, volatile foreign exchange, widespread drought and the continued US-China trade spat. Thanavath Phonvichai, president of the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce, said the…