Thailand in Focus

Thailand’s Economic Front in Fighting COVID-19

Thailand has performed well in containing the COVID-19 outbreak and mitigating its impact. Since 27 April 2020, the number of new COVID-19 cases has increased only […]

Krisada clarifies rubber price slump, struggle for remidial measures to push up price

Energy policy office to increase proportion of biodiesel in automotive diesel

BANGKOK, 5 November 2018 (NNT) – Thailand’s Energy Policy and Planning Office (EPPO) has announced an increase in the proportion of biodiesel to be used in […]

Thailand jumps 20 places to 26th on World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business 2018

Thailand’s ranking on the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business 2018 index moved up to 26th from 46th last year, out of 190 countries worldwide. This […]

Thailand Stresses Sustainable Partnership between Asia and Europe

Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha has emphasized the importance of a sustainable partnership between Asia and Europe, in his remarks at the 12th ASEM Summit (ASEM12) and […]

Finance Ministry to inject another 50 billion baht to stimulate local economy

BANGKOK, 26 October 2018 (NNT) – Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak has instructed the Finance Ministry to inject another 50 billion baht into the Pracharat Fund. […]

PM says World Economic Forum improves Thailand’s standing in competitiveness index

BANGKOK, 22nd October 2018 (NNT) – The Prime Minister has expressed satisfaction over Thailand’s improved standing on the World Economic Forum’s 4.0 competitiveness index for 2018, […]

Cabinet approves Thailand’s accession to WIPO Copyright Treaty

BANGKOK, 17th October 2018 (NNT) – The Cabinet has approved the proposal for Thailand to accede to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Copyright Treaty. The […]

Monetary Policy Committee Maintains the Policy Rate at 1.50 Percent

The Bank of Thailand’s Monetary Policy Committee voted 5 to 2 to maintain the policy rate at 1.50 percent. Two members voted to raise the policy […]