Thai agricultural products enjoying export growth spurt

Thailand’s agricultural product exports grew 17 per cent last year despite the Covid-19 pandemic, the Office of Agricultural Economics said.Chanthanon Wankhajorn, secretary-general of the Office of Agricultural Economics, said exports of Thai agricultural products from January to December last year were valued at Bt1.3 trillion, ...

The Nation Reporter

Thai food exports remain untouched by Covid crisis

Despite the Covid-19 fallout, the food and beverage industry has proved to be a stable income generator for most Thai exporters.Ronnarong Poonphiphat, director of the Trade Policy and Strategy Office (TPSO), said food and beverage exports accounted for 73 per cent of total exports in ...

The Nation Reporter

Jan-Sept exports rise 15.5% y/y

Thailand’s exports rose more than expected in September from a year earlier, helped by trade partners’ economic recovery, a weak baht and government trade promotion, the commerce minister said on Tuesday.Exports, a key driver of growth, increased 17.1% in September from a year earlier, beating ...

Weak baht helps Thai exports surge in July

Thai exports are maintaining their growth momentum, surging by 20.2% year-on-year in July despite ongoing Covid-19 outbreaks.The increase was boosted by the robust global economic recovery, depreciation of the Thai baht, rising oil prices, and export promotions by the Commerce Ministry and the private sector.The ...

Phusadee Arunmas

MPI forecast revised up to 4-5% on export growth

Thailand’s manufacturing production index (MPI) is expected to grow by 4-5% this year, up from an earlier forecast of 2-3% made by the Office of Industrial Economics (OIE), due mainly to fast-growing exports.The adjustment in the forecast was announced as the OIE reported the MPI ...

Lamonphet Apisitniran

FTI warns virus spread threatens exports

The ongoing Covid-19 outbreak is threatening to hinder the export sector from achieving its 8%-10% growth target as more factories are hamstrung by rising infections, says the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI).Kriengkrai Thiennukul, vice-chairman of the FTI, said disease transmission is affecting production capacity and ...

Lamonphet Apisitniran

Exports seen rising more than 7% y/y in Q3

Thailand’s exports are expected to rise more than 7% in the third quarter from a year earlier and 6% in the final quarter of the year, lifted by higher global demand and a weaker baht, the Thai National Shippers’ Council said on Tuesday.Exports could grow ...

Container shortage a bigger worry for shippers council than factory Covid clusters

The Thai National Shippers Council (TNSC) has revised upward its forecast for Thai exports in 2021, from 4-6 per cent growth to 6-7 per cent.Chaichan Charoensuk, chairman of TNSC, said in an exclusive interview that the export sector was the main engine to help drive ...

The Nation Reporter

Q2 exports seen up 15% y/y - shippers

Thailand’s exports are expected to rise 15% in the second quarter from a year earlier, powered by improved global demand and after coming off a low base last year, the shippers’ council said on Tuesday.While maintaining its export growth forecast of 6%-7% this year, the ...

Thai export market shows robust recovery as global economy slowly wakes up

The value of Thai exports in April had hit more than US$20 billion for three consecutive months, recording a growth of 13.09 per cent – the highest in 36 months.At the same time, Thai imports rose by 29.79 per cent to $21.25, especially the import ...

The Nation Reporter

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