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June 30, 2014Thai Tinplate sees continued hike in demand

Thai Tinplate Mfg sees no change to its position as a leading supplier of tinplate and tin-free steel for the canned food and drink industry - thanks to substantial demand in the sector and global recognition. more info...

June 30, 2014Thai garments at World Cup forefront

World Cup 2014 in Brazil this year has seen Thailand's garment industry to the forefront as top class football players of more than 10 countries competing in the world tournaments are wearing team uniforms made in Thailand. Not only the World Cup has stimulated many business sectors in Thailand, the Thai textile industry has become a part of this world class game. more info...

June 30, 2014Thai rice exports in 2014 projected at 9 million tonnes

The Thai Rice Exporters Association has estimated that Thailand will be able to export nine million tonnes of rice this year, the highest level in three years, which should generate revenue of US$4.75 billion. more info...

June 30, 2014Government Public Relations Department to promote ASEAN progress

The Public Relations Department Director-General Apinant Chantharangsi has decided on the creation of a framework and road map for promotion at a global level. Meanwhile the department aims to clarify the current political situation in Thailand with other countries. more info...

June 29, 2014OTOP products: a way to promote Thai local wisdom and culture

The Trang Community Development Provincial Office is developing OTOP products which it's believed are able to promote the local wisdom and culture of Thailand. more info...

June 28, 2014One-Stop Service centres set up for migrant workers

In order to facilitate migrant workers and employers as well as stemming corruption, the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) has established a One-Stop Service centre in Samut Sakhon province, said NCPO leader Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha. more info...

June 28, 2014Business groups seek long-term strategy for growth

BUSINESS ORGANISATIONS yesterday called on the National Council for Peace and Order to draw up a national economic road map to support the country's long-term sustainable growth. more info...

June 27, 2014Online trading the way to go, govt agency says

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...

June 27, 2014Commerce lowers 2014 export growth target to 3.5% from 5%

The Commerce Ministry has lowered its export growth target for 2014 to 3.5% from the previous target of 5% due to a weakening economy in Thailand’s major trading partners and the price slump of agricultural products in the global market. more info...

June 27, 2014Thaitrade.com Center opened as the official Thai E-marketplace

The Department of International Trade Promotion, Ministry of Commerce has launched the Thaitrade.com Center as the official electronic-trading hub of Thailand. It's intended to enhance the potential of Thai entrepreneurs in preparation for the ASEAN free trade. more info...

June 27, 2014Saha Group plans Bt2-bn Asean expansion

Saha Group, one of Thailand's largest manufacturing and trading conglomerates, will invest Bt2 billion in expanding its manufacturing and distribution facilities both in Thailand and regional markets between this year and 2015 when the Asean Economic Community (AEC) kicks off, group chairman Boonsithi Chokwatana said. more info...

June 24, 2014Thailand sets up center to prepare for AEC

At a meeting of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) at Government House today, Ms. Patamaporn Ratanadilok Na Phuket, Mass Communications Officer of the the NCPO said that a center facilitating the preparation of Thailand for the commencement of the ASEAN Economic Community has now been established. more info...

June 24, 2014Ministry of Commerce: Middle East market turns to focus on quality products

The Ministry of Commerce is advising entrepreneurs to study changing consumption trends in the Middle East market to focus on quality products, particularly health care products. more info...

June 24, 2014Introducing Kanchana Organic Mulberry Tea - The best organic healthy tea from the farm to your hand.

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June 23, 2014Two Thai universities in Asian higher education rankings

King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT) is now ranked among Asia's 50 best universities, according to the Times Higher Education rankings. more info...