Thailand pushes to finish RCEP talks by November

Thailand pushes to finish RCEP talks by November

Thailand pushes to finish RCEP talks by November The RCEP initiative was launched in November 2012 with the aim of boosting economic cooperation between 10 ASEAN countries and six dialogue partners, namely China, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Australia, India and New Zealand.   With US President Donald Trump withdrawing his country from the Trans-Pacific…

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…

Thailand’s Q2 growth rate at 2.3%, lowest in 19 quarters

Thailand’s Q2 growth rate at 2.3%, lowest in 19 quarters

Thailand’s Q2 growth rate at 2.3%, lowest in 19 quarters Thailand’s economic think-tank warned that something must be done quickly by the government, otherwise the economic situation will get worse. Thailand’s economic growth rate for the second quarter of this year registered at 2.3%, compared to 2.8% for the first quarter, which is the lowest…

Growth of Thai economy lowest in nearly five years

Growth of Thai economy lowest in nearly five years

Growth of Thai economy lowest in nearly five years The Thai economy registered growth of just 2.3% in the second quarter of 2019, compared with 2.8% in the first quarter. This is the lowest rate of growth in 19 quarters, according to Tossaporn Sirisamphan, secretary-general of Thailand’s economic think-tank, the National Economic and Social Development…

Thailand Ecommerce Market: Shooting For Success

Thailand Ecommerce Market: Shooting For Success

Thailand Ecommerce Market: Shooting For Success At present, the Thai ecommerce market is valued at USD 3.5 billion. According to a Google Temasek study, Thailand’s e-commerce market value is expected to surge to 13 billion USD by 2025 on the back of strong global demand for Thai products. Thailand’s nascent e-commerce industry is thriving and…

Softening Chinese yuan no threat to Thai baht

Softening Chinese yuan no threat to Thai baht

Softening Chinese yuan no threat to Thai baht The Chinese yuan dropped sharply to its weakest level against the US dollar in more than a decade, raising fears of further dangerous escalation in the US-China trade war. Yesterday, the Chinese yuan dropped below the 7 yuan to the US dollar threshold, marking the first time…