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July 31, 2014Exim to keep supporting SMEs, investment in Asean

The Export-Import Bank of Thailand will maintain its financial support of small and medium-sized enterprises and trade and investment expansion in Asean countries in the latter half of 2014 after registering net profit of Bt767 million in the first half. more info...

July 30, 2014TCEB expands education of world-class MICE professionals

The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) has revealed a "MICE capabilities" development plan, following the bureau's five-year (2012-2016) strategic development road map. more info...

July 29, 2014Thaitrade.com, the best E-Marketplace in Thailand

Thailand's No.1 EMarketplace, organized by the Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP) now features more than 200,000 product items, visited by more than 2,240,942 international buyers from 200 countries. more info...

July 29, 2014Logistics sector talks on its development in the AEC-era

The Thai National Shippers’ Council (TNSC) and the Department of Primary Industries and Mines (DPIM) yesterday held a seminar on the development of the logistics sector in preparation for the formation of ASEAN Economic Community (AEC). more info...

July 28, 2014June exports grow 3.9% on higher trade of agricultural and industrial goods

The Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP), Ministry of Commerce, has reported an increase of 3.9 percent in exports in June 2014, with a total value of 19.8 billion US dollars. more info...

July 28, 2014Exports grow by 3.9% in 17 months

The Director General of the Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP) has revealed that overall exports expanded in the first quarter of 2014 after 4 months of shrinkage. It was highest expansion in the 17 months since January last year. more info...

July 28, 2014Thai Retailers Association sees 6-7% growth due to improved economy in second half

The Thai Retailers Association estimates that economy in the second half of the year will improve due to more investment funds. It believes the overall growth in retail business is likely to reach 6 – 7%. more info...

July 26, 2014Thai exports back in positive territory after best performance in 17 months

Thailand's overseas shipments in June rebounded into positive territory of 7.2-per-cent growth year on year, thanks to economic recovery in major markets and strong export promotion, Commerce Ministry permanent secretary Chutima Bunyapraphasara said yesterday. more info...

July 25, 2014Khongkwan Clinic inks pact with medical centres in 6 markets

Khongkwan Clinic, Thailand's leading operator of laser surgery and beauty clinics, has signed a memorandum of understanding with other medical centres and clinics in six major markets for the sharing of special aesthetic treatments and the exchange of patients. more info...

July 25, 2014Lampang plans to brand the province as the "City of Lanna Culture"

Lampang province has held a seminar on building the 'Lampang Brand' with the 'City of Lanna Culture' as a gateway to welcome the upcoming ASEAN Economic Community (AEC). more info...

July 25, 2014Saraburi holds training session for civil servants to prepare for AEC

Saraburi province has held a training session for civil servants over concerns of new security threats in a bid for them to become better prepared for the upcoming ASEAN Economic Community (AEC). more info...

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July 23, 2014Ministry of Commerce advises Thai traders to ensure Fair Trade standard

The Ministry of Commerce is reminding Thai traders to ensure their products follow the ‘Fair Trade’ standard in order to restore the confidence of business partners towards the quality of Thai products. more info...

July 21, 2014Trade department preparing upmarket shift ro boost value of exports

THE INTERNATIONAL Trade Promotion Department is planning to promote Thailand as a manufacturing hub for many high-potential products in order to enhance the country's image in the world market and boost exports. more info...

July 20, 2014Special Report: Thailand gears up for arrival of ASEAN

A Directorate Center has been set up by the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) to prepare Thailand for the arrival ASEAN Community in 2015. The NCPO has also formed a committee to take charge of the operations of the center. more info...