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May 31, 2014Nakorn Sri Thammarat, the ‘City of Charm’, to join China-ASEAN Expo

Nakorn Sri Thammarat has been selected as the City of Charm for the China-ASEAN Expo, to be held from September 19 to 22 in Nanning, China. more info...

May 30, 2014The Current Situation in Thailand

Remarks by Mr. Sek Wannamethee, Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, On the Current Situation in Thailand at Naradhip Auditorium, Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday 29th May 2014, 10.30hrs more info...

May 30, 2014Export sector to rebound soon, govt agency says

THE COMMERCE MINISTRY |is optimistic that exports will re-cover soon after bottoming out |last quarter, as it does not expect |the coup to hold commerce back. more info...

May 30, 2014Manheim set to open Chiang Mai branch

Manheim, a leading vehicle auction and remarketing company, is opening a new branch in Chiang Mai as it expands into northern Thailand. more info...

May 30, 2014Ministry chops export growth target to 3.5% on external factors

The Commerce Ministry has slashed its 2014 export target to only 3.5 per cent from 5 per cent, as the global economy faces a long and rocky road to recovery, particularly in China, which swallows up some 10 per cent of Thai shipments and is also a major source of demand for other countries' products. more info...

May 29, 2014Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) and Thai Airways Search for Best Itinerary for Business Travelers

Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) and Thai Airways International (THAI) recently launched an online challenge: “The Itinerary Contest,” to be held from May – August, 2014, in order to showcase creativity in planning destinations and activities for a given business trip in Thailand. more info...

May 28, 2014TAT to stage Thailand Tourism Festival 2014: the kingdom’s largest travel fair

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has announced that the annual Thailand Tourism Festival (TTF) 2014 will be held as scheduled from 4 to 8 June at Challenger Hall 1-3, IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Centre Muang Thong Thani in Bangkok. more info...

May 28, 2014Chumphon plans to build giant stadium to welcome AEC

Chomphon Province is planning to build a giant national stadium to hold sporting events in the province and to prepare for the upcoming ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in 2015. more info...

May 26, 2014Retail giants preparing for AEC

Major retailers including Central Group and The Mall are expanding into several high-potential locations, particularly in the border provinces and tourism cities, to cash in on next year's implementation of the Asean Economic Community, which will attract more customers. more info...

May 25, 2014Department of International Trade Promotion: US and EU reactions to coup won't affect trade with Thailand

The Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP) has affirmed that the reactions of the United States and the European Union (EU) to the military seizing power in Thailand will not affect Thailand’s international trade because international business concerns only the private sector. more info...

May 24, 2014Organiser of SME Biz Asia wants best in Asean crown

There have been almost 2 million visits from 31 countries to the International Trade Promotion Department's website Thaitrade.com, as more businesses move to trading online. more info...

May 24, 2014Organiser of SME Biz Asia wants best in Asean crown

A spate of companies, agencies and associations are set to open new trading platform at SME Biz Asia 2015 - a premier and modern B2B tradeshow that will showcase products and services in Thailand. more info...

May 23, 2014Trat trains its Public Relation officers to prepare for upcoming AEC

Human Resource management training officials in Trat province are in the process of improving the skills of its Public Relations officers to prepare for the upcoming ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in 2015. more info...

May 21, 2014Ministry of Commerce urges Thai Trade Centers globally to issue statements to restore confidence

The Ministry of Commerce says exports numbers for the year so far can not yet be summarized, while urging all directors of Thai Trade Centers around the globe to issue statements to restore confidence in foreign partners. more info...

May 21, 2014More incentives planned for businesses before AEC

The Revenue Department plans to provide more incentives for businesses and to improve tax collection efficiency in preparation for the Asean Economic Community in 2015. more info...