Economic policy and administration

Business structures and legal registration

Thailand sees 23% rise in new businesses in first half

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, the first half of 2021 saw 41,022 new businesses established, or 23 per cent more than the same period last year. In comparison, only 4,930 businesses shut down or 21 per cent fewer than last year.The top three sectors that attracted ...

The Nation Reporter

New factory registrations drop in Q3

The Covid-19 pandemic has presented an unpleasant picture for new factory registrations, with a sharp decrease in new factories and facility expansions in the third quarter of 2021, according to the Department of Industrial Works (DIW).From October 2020 to June 2021, factory expansion projects decreased ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

August sees drop in new registrations

New business registrations continued to fall in August, dipping 7% from the same month last year as the business sector frets over the pandemic.The Business Development Department reported yesterday new business registrations totalled 5,538 in August, with combined registered capital worth 14.3 billion baht, a ...

Phusadee Arunmas

Thailand’s Amendments to Ease Doing Business

In June 2020, Thailand’s government approved new amendments to the Civil and Commercial Code (CCC) to simplify the process of setting up and conducting business in the country. It is anticipated that the proposed amendments will become law towards the end of 2020 or the ...

Business unusual

This moment is a uniquely testing time for us all. The speed at which Covid-19 has spread across the world and the severity of the disruption to the global economy have been unprecedented.With the pandemic affecting every element of business, from the robustness of supply ...

Registration of businesses goes online to cut virus risk

The Department of Business Development is shifting business certification and juristic person registration services online to reduce the risk of Covid-19 infection, according to its director-general, Vuttikrai Leewiraphan.“To comply with the government’s work-from-home policy and to promote social distancing, the Department of Business Development has ...

The Nation Reporter

Social Development and Welfare Dept continues to develop SE Online database

The Director General of the Department of Social Development and Welfare has continued to develop a database for requesting a social enterprise certificate online (SE Online).Social Development and Welfare Department Director General Napha Setthakorn said the Department of Social Development and Welfare is the main ...

Supawadee Wangsri

New business registrations up 11% in February

February saw 6,356 new private companies registered across the country, an increase of 11 percent from the same month last year, but a 9-percent drop from January, when 6,965 firms were logged.Keep reading ...

The Nation Reporter

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