Thailand agrees to open new border point with Cambodia

Thailand has agreed to open a new border crossing with Cambodia to boost trade, Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanawisit said on Wednesday.The crossing at the newly constructed Nong Ian-Stung Bot-Ban Friendship Bridge in Sa Kaeo province will be opened early as Thailand has yet to complete ...

The Nation Reporter

Border trade clocks up 41.70% growth in July [Video]

Exports across Thai borders rose to over 90 billion baht in July, a 41.7 percent increase. Deputy Prime Minister and commerce minister, Jurin Laksanawisit, said Thailand’s border commerce and trade grew 29 percent to a value of 147 billion baht in July.Keep watching ...

Border trade in June up 41.68% from last year

Thailand’s border and transit trade in June surged 41.68 per cent from same period last year, the Commerce Ministry reported on Wednesday. Total border-transit trade last month was worth 146.094 billion baht.Trade with four neighbouring countries was topped by Malaysia with a rise of 15.33 ...

The Nation Reporter

Government upbeat as cross-border trade rises

Cross-border trade rose by 26.7% in the first four months, increasing the government’s confidence such trade will grow by 3-6% this year after declining 1.7% in 2020.Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanawisit revealed on Tuesday the country’s overall cross-border trade, including transit trade, tallied 526 billion baht ...

Phusadee Arunmas

Cross-border trade with Myanmar via Ranong looking up

Thai-Myanmar border trade through Ranong province in January 2021 grew by 3.94 per cent in value compared to the previous month, with Thai exports increasing by 6.12 per cent, Wanida Arunothai, chief of Ranong Provincial Commercial Office under the Ministry of Commerce, revealed.The main exports ...

The Nation Reporter

Thai - Myanmar border trade remains unchanged amid the military takeover [Video]

The Ministry of Commerce is monitoring the situation in Myanmar to assess the situation and prepare to deal with any impact on exports and trade between Thailand and Myanmar.Keep watching ...

Myanmar coup to have “minimal” impact on Thai economy, government says

The Myanmar coup was expected to have minimal impact on the Thai economy, the government said Wednesday, but the investments in the Dawei Special Economic Zone will have to be put on hold for now.  The coup “should not be a problem” as cross-border trade, which ...

Border trade resuming in Mae Sot

Cross-border cargo trade resumed over the second Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge in Mae Sot on Monday morning after Covid-19 restrictions were eased.The lockdown imposed on two communities in the district will be lifted on Tuesday morningKeep reading ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

Cross-border trade drops by over 9% in first half

Thailand’s cross-border trade fell by 9.18% year-on-year in the first half, attributed to lockdown measures and the slowing economies of neighbouring countries.The Foreign Trade Department reported overall cross-border trade, including transit trade, totalled 627 billion baht for January to June, with Malaysia the biggest partner ...

Phusadee Arunmas

Thailand – Cambodia border reopening proposed to resume bilateral trade

A vice chairman of the Sa Kaeo provincial council has proposed the reopening of the Aranyaprathet border crossing to resume border trade.Thongwara Maksakhon, the vice chairman of the provincial council, said that he would like to ask relevant authorities to make it clear if or ...

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