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March inflation shrinks after gov’t financial aid

SEVERAL cost of living reduction measures by the government and lower fresh food pricing have resulted in a slight decrease in Thailand’s inflation rate in March, according to a report from the Ministry of Commerce. The Ministry of Commerce reported a 0.08% reduction in the inflation rate in March, which is the smallest decline recorded

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Commerce Ministry plans to help Thai businesses in Myanmar

THE Commerce Ministry is planning to help Thai businesses in Myanmar as the prolonged political conflict is affecting their liquidity, productivity and goods transport, NNT said yesterday (March 31, 2021). Commerce Ministry Permanent Secretary Boonyarit Kalayanamit said following a meeting with businesses and Thai-Myanmar border traders that he will suggest the Commerce Minister push ahead

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Finance Minister says expected 2.8% growth not satisfactory

By Reuters Staff, published by Todayonline.com THAILAND’S economy may grow 2.8% this year but is still not satisfactory, but fiscal measures will continue to support economic recovery as tourism remains weak, the country’s finance minister said today (March 3) Southeast Asia’s second-largest economy, which is heavily reliant on tourism and exports, contracted 6.1% last year,

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New business registration tops highest since January 2019

  NEW business registration topped 7,283 in January, the highest since January 2019, driven by the promise of Covid-19 inoculations and upbeat sentiment on the country’s economic outlook, NNT said today (Feb. 27). Business Development Department Director-General Thosapone Dansuputra said the new business registration trend in 2021 is expected to come in line with the

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Thailand 2020 investment applications at over 480 billion baht led by E&E and food – BOI

The Thailand Board of Investment (BOI) has revealed that local and foreign investors in 2020 filed a total of 1,717 applications for investment promotion, representing a combined investment value of 481.1 billion baht ($6 billion), led by projects in the electric and electronics and the agriculture and food processing sectors, and a surge in the medical

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China’s clandestine economic warfare revealed

Financial warfare involves the deliberate efforts of weakening the financial system underlying the domestic economy of a target country. In today’s realm, national security embodies far more than physical borders and is far less straightforward than eyeing the perimeter for invaders. National security has become much more complicated, multifaceted, and can easily be compromised via

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