Thailand drops to 40th in WEF Global Competitiveness Report

Thailand drops to 40th in WEF Global Competitiveness Report

Thailand drops to 40th in WEF Global Competitiveness Report Thailand’s competitiveness ranking has dropped two spots from 38th to 40th in the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Index rankings for 2019 Thailand is the 40 most competitive nation in the world out of 140 countries ranked in the 2018 edition of the Global Competitiveness Report…

US Fed poised to cut rates this week

US Fed poised to cut rates this week

US Fed poised to cut rates this week “Hiring, while strong, has slowed. Business investment is moribund. Exports are weakening. And manufacturing – always a vital economic weather vane – is in recession.” by Douglas Gillison Facing a dauntingly uncertain economic horizon and constant criticism, including insults and demands for stimulus from the US president, the…

Thailand’s economy grew at 2.3%YOY in 2019Q2, lowest in 19Q

Thailand’s economy grew at 2.3%YOY in 2019Q2, lowest in 19Q

Thailand’s economy grew at 2.3%YOY in 2019Q2, lowest in 19Q Agricultural sector contracted by drought effect while industrial sector’s deteriorated following the export-related production. Thailand’s economic growth in the second quarter of 2019 decelerated at 2.3%YOY, which is the slowest rate in nineteen quarters. This was significantly due to a drop in exports, both goods…

Thai Government to focus on EEC projects to propel economy

Thai Government to focus on EEC projects to propel economy

Thai Government to focus on EEC projects to propel economy PM Prayut Chan-o-cha will unveil his new government’s policy statement in Parliament when it sits formally on Thursday. Leaks to the media indicate his 12 ‘urgent’ and 12 ‘long-term’ policies will help Thailand step up to “developed-nation status” with many of the policies focussing on…

BoT trims growth forecast to 3.3% from 3.8%

BoT trims growth forecast to 3.3% from 3.8%

BoT trims growth forecast to 3.3% from 3.8% The bank of Thailand while maintaining a policy rate of 1.75 percent per year, announced that in 2019, the economy will expand at the lower rate of 3.3 percent from 4.1 percent in 2018, BANGKOK, 28 June 2019(NNT) – The Bank of Thailand (BOT) announced yesterday that…

Heroleads Thailand expands regional footprint with acquisition of Bdigital Indonesia

Heroleads Thailand expands regional footprint with acquisition of Bdigital Indonesia

Heroleads Thailand expands regional footprint with acquisition of Bdigital Indonesia Data-driven performance marketing company Heroleads (Thailand) has spread its wings to Indonesia by acquiring Bdigital, a local digital marketing agency, to form Heroleads Indonesia. The aim is to expand Heroleads digital performance solutions business for both medium and large enterprises to Indonesia and replicate the…