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December 16, 2017USTR Lighthizer Announces Results of Special 301 Out-of-Cycle Review of Thailand

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer today announced the conclusion and results of the Special 301 Out-of-Cycle Review (OCR) of Thailand, including moving Thailand from the Priority Watch List to the Watch List. more info...

December 15, 2017GE scores its largest Renewable Energy order in Thailand

GE Renewable Energy and GE Power recently announced agreements to provide 270 MW of wind energy capacity to Wind Energy Holding (a member of Thailand's KPN Group) for the Theparak Wind Farm in Central Thailand. more info...

December 13, 2017Q4 economy shows signs of continuous growth

DITP has expected Thai economy in the 4th quarter of this year to continue to grow due to increased exports and tourism. DITP Director-General Chantira J. Vivatrat said Ministry of Commerce has taken measures to support start-up businesses and promote enhancement in product and service values. more info...

December 13, 2017200 percent tax measure to help SMEs and Thai software makers

The Digital Economy Promotion Agency (DEPA) has hosted a seminar titled “DEPA and Tax Measures to Support SME Adoption of Computer Programs… Who Wins?” to foster understanding of a tax measure designed to support Thailand’s software industry. more info...

December 13, 2017Ministry of Commerce holds silk festival to promote Pakthongchai of Nakhon Ratchasima

The event aims to support Pakthongchai District of Nakhon Ratchasima province, and advance the local silk industry as it is home to Thailand’s largest silk processing center more info...

December 13, 2017EEC economic zone sees high number of business permit applications, expansion requests

The Department of Industrial Works reported a rise in business permit applications and requests for expansion in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), thanks to the government's clear economic policy. more info...

December 12, 2017THAI Ranks Amongst the Best Long-Haul Airlines in Telegraph Travel Awards 2017

Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) has been ranked eighth place under the Best Long-Haul Airlines category from the Telegraph Travel Awards 2017. more info...

December 11, 2017DITP Praises Thai & Foreign Entrepreneurs' Shining at SIGGRAPH Asia 2017

DITP's business matching activity unveils enhanced potential and constant readiness of the computer graphics and digital content business more info...

December 11, 2017Chanthaburi holds 14th Chanthaburi World Gem Show

The event is held annually in order to promote the gem and jewelry industrial sector of Chanthaburi and make it more widely known in Thailand and foreign countries more info...

December 6, 2017Thailand Emerges as the Top Rice Exporter in the World

Thailand exported 9.22 million tons of rice from January 1 to October 31, 2017. With this export volume, it has become the world’s largest rice exporter. more info...

December 6, 2017eBay Collaborates with DITP to Support Thai Exporters to Enter the Global Online Retail Marketplace

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December 5, 2017Thailand National Day

On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I offer my heartfelt greetings to the people of the Kingdom of Thailand on your National Day, December 5th. We remember the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s deep and enduring friendship with the United States and we look forward to further nurturing that friendship under the leadership of His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn. more info...

December 5, 2017Thai Exports and Tourism Have Continued to Expand

The Thai economy in October 2017 continued to expand. Merchandise exports and the tourism sector expanded markedly, according to the Bank of Thailand’s release on the Economic and Monetary Conditions for October 2017 more info...

December 4, 2017Thai Union Celebrates Past, Positions Sustainability and Innovation as Key to Future during 40th Anniversary Exhibition

Thai Union Group PCL, one of the world’s leading seafood companies. more info...

December 4, 2017THAI Serves Special Desserts on Father’s day

Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) celebrates Father’s Day with special desserts made from fine quality raw materials from Royal Projects such as coffee and vanilla pods more info...