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Home construction prices rise 3.8% in Q2

Business, Published on 23/07/2024

» The price index of standard home construction in the second quarter of 2024 rose 3.8%, with the biggest increases seen in the prices of wood and wooden products, as well as labour wages.

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CRG sees digital wallet spurring sales

Business, Kuakul Mornkum, Published on 19/07/2024

» Central Restaurants Group (CRG) expects the digital wallet handout scheme to help drive its sales growth by 5% in 2024, while the total value of the country's restaurant market is expected to reach 400 billion baht this year.

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Industrial confidence hits two-year low

Business, Ranjana Wangvipula, Published on 18/07/2024

» The Thai Industries Sentiment Index (TISI) fell to 87.2 points in June, hitting the lowest level in 24 months as the nation struggles to restore the economy amid a risk of higher operating costs for reeling small and medium-sized enterprises, says the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI).

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THAILAND

Businesses chafe at wage hike

Published on 16/07/2024

» The Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) in Chiang Mai has insisted hiking the daily minimum wage to 400 baht nationwide is excessive and unsuitable given the current economic conditions.

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Consumer confidence slips again in June

Business, Phusadee Arunmas, Published on 12/07/2024

» Thai consumer confidence dropped for a fourth straight month in June, falling to its lowest level since October last year on concerns over a global slowdown and political uncertainty, according to a survey carried out by the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (UTCC).

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THAILAND

Warning over inadequate funding for pensions

Wichit Chantanusornsiri, Published on 08/07/2024

» The Fiscal Policy Office (FPO) has warned that the Social Security Fund (SSF) may be insufficient to handle long-term payments.

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Tax measures to cushion blow of wage increases

Business, Wichit Chantanusornsiri, Published on 08/07/2024

» The Finance Ministry expects to introduce measures soon to alleviate the impact on businesses burdened by an increase in the minimum wage.

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US-China spat set to boost Thai exports, says panel

Business, Lamonphet Apisitniran, Published on 04/07/2024

» Thai exports should gain from the latest round of the US-China trade war, with growth estimated at 0.8-1.5%, up from an earlier projection of 0.5-1.5%, says the Joint Standing Committee on Commerce, Industry and Banking (JSCCIB).

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Shippers expect growth of 1-2%

Business, Phusadee Arunmas, Published on 03/07/2024

» Despite geopolitical tensions in Europe and the Middle East, the Thai National Shippers' Council (TNSC) expects the value of exports to expand by 1-2% in the second half this year.

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Mama upbeat on sales despite cost spike

Business, Kuakul Mornkum, Published on 02/07/2024

» Saha Pathanapibul Plc, the marketer and distributor of Mama instant noodles, believes the Thai instant noodle market will continue to grow this year despite the country's stagnant economy.