Thailand’s Investment Rose by 80 Percent in Value in the First Quarter

A total of 401 investment projects, worth 123.4 billion baht (USD 3.9 billion), have sought promotional privileges from the Thailand Board of Investment (BOI) during the first quarter of 2021, representing an increase of 14 percent in number and 80 percent in value, compared with the same period of last year.   According to BOI […]

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mai welcomes integrated ICT service provider “PROEN” on April 29

BANGKOK, April 28, 2021 – Market for Alternative Investment (mai) will list PROEN Corp pcl, a service provider of integrated information communication and technology (ICT), as well as construction contractor for telecommunication and infrastructure projects, on April 29, under the ticker symbol “PROEN”. The company has a market capitalization at its initial public offering (IPO) […]

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SET welcomes integrated property developer “ASW” on April 28

BANGKOK, April 27, 2021 – The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) will list Assetwise pcl, an integrated property developer, on April 28, under the ticker symbol “ASW”. The company has a market capitalization at its initial public offering (IPO) of THB 7.47 billion (approx. USD 238 million).   SET Senior Executive Vice President Manpong Senanarong […]

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Thailand’s GDP growth forecast to drop this year from 2.8% to 1.6% due to COVID-19

Thailand’s economic growth rate projection for this year is expected to shrink from to 1.6%, from 2.8%, due to the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the latest forecast by the Economic and Business Forecast Centre of the Thai Chamber of Commerce University. The report says that many more people have been infected […]

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Income Generation through Franchise Businesses to Fight COVID-19

The Cabinet, during its meeting on 20 April 2021, approved a fund of 68 million baht for the Department of Business Development (DBD) to carry out a project to generate income through franchise businesses, as a way to stand up against the COVID-19 situation. The project will be implemented for eight months, from May to […]

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MOU on Cooperation in Peanut Production and Marketing in Pattani

Secretary-General of the Southern Border Provinces Administrative Center (SBPAC) Rear Admiral Somkiat Pholprayoon has presided over the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on cooperation in peanut production and marketing to promote agriculture in the local way of life in the deep South. The MOU was signed on 17 July 2020 between the Ban […]

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Thailand Remains a Good Place to Do Business

Governor of the Bank of Thailand Dr. Sethaput Suthiwartnarueput stated that, despite COVID-19 impacts on the Thai economy, Thailand remains a good place to do business because of at least three reasons.   The first reason is the country’s resiliency. Thailand has an economy that is very resilient and has been able to withstand a […]

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