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…

Bank of Thailand expects 3% economic growth in 2021

Bank of Thailand expects 3% economic growth in 2021 The Bank of Thailand has released its latest overview of the Thai economy, which it expects will grow more than 3 percent in 2021. Meanwhile, the latest report by the National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC) reported 2.4 percent growth in 2019, but has downgraded…

Thailand’s growth slips to a 5-year low at 2.4%

Thailand’s growth slips to a 5-year low at 2.4%

Thailand’s growth slips to a 5-year low at 2.4% Thailand has recorded its slowest economic growth in five years at 2.4% according to the National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC) Thailand’s economy grew by 2.4 per cent in 2019, the National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC) said on Monday February 17th. Thailand has…

Thai Cabinet approves new economic stimulus measures

Thai Cabinet approves new economic stimulus measures

Thai Cabinet approves new economic stimulus measures The Thai government has rolled out new stimulus measures intended to boost full-year economic growth to 2.8% The Thai Cabinet today approved three new stimulus packages to prop up the softening economy, said Finance Minister Uttama Savanayana. The government expects the measures to propel full-year economic growth to…

NESDC cuts Thailand’s growth to 2.6%

NESDC cuts Thailand’s growth to 2.6%

NESDC cuts Thailand’s growth to 2.6% GDP growth this year is now expected down to 2.6 percent, but the council now expects 2020 GDP to grow at least 2.7 percent when the export sector is expected to recover BANGKOK (NNT) – The Office of the National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC) has announced that…

EIC cuts 2019’s growth forecast to 3.3%.

EIC cuts 2019’s growth forecast to 3.3%.

EIC cuts 2019’s growth forecast to 3.3%. EIC has revised down the forecast for Thailand’s GDP growth in 2019 to 3.3%, from the previous projection of 3.6%. The Office of the National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC) reported that Thailand’s GDP expanded by 2.8%YOY (compared to the same period last year), or 1.0%QOQ_sa (seasonally…

Thai GDP forecast cut to 3.3% to 3.8%

Thai GDP forecast cut to 3.3% to 3.8%

Thai GDP forecast cut to 3.3% to 3.8% THE National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC) has adjusted down its GDP forecast from 4 per cent to 3.3 to 3.8 per cent, citing the impact on Thai exports from the escalating US-China trade war as the key factor. “The escalation of the trade war is…