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    Jury still out on BoT measures

    Business, Published on 30/11/2020

    » The strengthening of the value of the baht is putting the Bank of Thailand in the hot seat again as an influx of offshore fund flows move into emerging market economies, spelling trouble for the export-reliant country.


    Trade nailbiter

    Business, Published on 02/11/2020

    » A lot is at stake on Nov 3 when all eyes will be fixed on the poll results of the US presidential election, which could greatly impact the world over the next four years.


    Arkhom hailed into cabinet

    Business, Published on 06/10/2020

    » Monday's appointment of Arkhom Termpittayapaisith, the former transport minister, as the new finance minister has received blanket praise from business and academic circles, lauding the appointment as bringing much needed stability with the recent chaos surrounding the ministry.


    Kitchen of the World takes stock

    Business, Published on 20/04/2020

    » As the Covid-19 pandemic continues its gallop across the world, concerns have flared over food security in food-insecure countries and how export restrictions could compound health and social problems for vulnerable citizens.


    The slowdown hits home

    Business, Published on 18/11/2019

    » If 2019 was already bad for businesses and policymakers, things may take a turn for the worse in 2020, as there are hints that an economic recovery is still out of sight, with a higher unemployment rate and shrinking factory production looming large.


    RCEP nears completion

    Business, Published on 11/11/2019

    » Notoriously labelled a ceremonial "talk shop" without any tangible outcomes, the latest Asean Summit in Bangkok finally proved critics wrong as regional leaders made progress in settling a mammoth trade pact despite India's departure.


    Hand-wringing over tariffs

    Business, Published on 04/11/2019

    » The US recently stunned long-time ally Thailand by revoking trade privileges worth US$1.3 billion (39.2 billion baht) under the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP), stirring up anti-American sentiment among locals online after the latest in a string of protectionist trade policies favoured by US President Donald Trump.


    Loss of GSP privileges insignificant

    Business, Published on 29/10/2019

    » The latest move by the US to suspend benefits under the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) for Thailand, which comes into effect in six months, is not expected to affect local exporters much, but further trade protectionism by Washington may be on the horizon, say analysts.


    Weeding through the hype

    Business, Published on 06/05/2019

    » The relatively rapid move to legalise medical marijuana in Thailand has struck a high note across the globe, paving a path for profit potential through fully legalised cultivation and export of the much-touted cash crop.


    Heavy lifting ahead

    Business, Published on 25/03/2019

    » Thailand headed to the polls on Sunday after lacking a general election for nearly eight years, with much speculation about the next chapter in Thai politics.

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