Thai exports figures rise in January

Thai exports figures rise in January

Thai exports figures rise in January Whilst there’s been plenty of economic challenges around for Thailand, including the high Thai baht and a levelling out of tourist arrivals, exports for January 2020 unexpectedly rose according to ministry figures. It’s the first rise in six months, and an increase of 3.35% from the exports 12 months…

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…

Thailand’s economy improved slightly in December 2019

Thailand’s economy improved slightly in December 2019 The Thai economy improved slightly in December 2019, but overall economic activity in the fourth quarter of 2019 continued to be on the decelerating trend. According to the latest Press Release on the Economic and Monetary Conditions for December and the fourth quarter of 2019 Bank of Thailand,…

Online grocery shopping gains popularity in Thailand

Online grocery shopping gains popularity in Thailand

Online grocery shopping gains popularity in Thailand Squeezing the avocados and smelling the mangoes may become a thing of the past as online grocery buying is quickly growing in popularity. The intense competition in online grocery sales is expected to surge in 2020. Online Apps like Line, Grab and Lazada are making major inroads into…

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…