Shippers keep faith in 5-8% growth view

A group of Thai exporters remains bullish on the country’s prospects this year, despite slower growth in April.Chaichan Chareonsuk, chairman of the Thai National Shippers’ Council (TNSC), said the council believes 5-8% growth for the country’s export sector is still achievable, with key drivers including ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

Thai Feb exports rise 16.2per cent y/y, beat forecast

Thailand’s exports rose by a more than expected 16.2per cent in February from a year earlier on improved global demand while the Russia-Ukraine war had yet to affect trade, the commerce minister said on Thursday.That compares with a forecast for a rise of 10.2per cent ...

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

Nov exports top forecast, seen up 15-16% this year

Thailand’s exports rose more than expected in November from a year earlier, helped by stronger global demand and a relatively weak baht, and full-2021 growth could be the highest in more than a decade, the Commerce Ministry said on Monday.Exports, a key driver of the ...

Thai exports under FTAs up 25% in first 9 months of 2021

Business under Thailand’s 13 free-trade agreements (FTAs) has been expanding despite the Covid-19 crisis, its trading partners in Asean, China, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, India, Chile and Peru.In the first nine months of the year (January to September), the total trade ...

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 ...

Exports seen up 10-12% this year - shippers

Thailand’s exports are expected to rise 10-12% this year as the global economy recovers, but the country’s coronavirus outbreak remains a negative factor, the National Shippers’ Council said on Tuesday.In the third quarter, exports, a rare bright spot in the economy, are forecast to increase ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

July exports rise, but Covid curbs hit activity

The economy in July was increasingly impacted by the country’s worst Covid-19 outbreak and tighter restrictions that extended into August, but fiscal policy and exports lent some support, the central bank said on Tuesday.The nation’s containment measures were imposed in July and August in Bangkok ...

Private investment falls in July

Private investment declined in July as a result of the prolonged pandemic, but the export sector has continued to expand for five consecutive months, said Fiscal Policy Office deputy spokesperson Wuttipong Jittungsakul.On Monday the office published economic data for July, which revealed that sales of ...

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