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Federation of Thai Industries

Thailand’s exports surge despite strong baht

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Despite a considerably strong domestic currency, Thailand’s exports in August grew at their fastest pace since January 2013, far better than expected as demand...
Thailand approves $3.7b of investment in various industries

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Thailand's investment agency Board of Investment (BoI) said on June 18 that it approved applications for 18 projects worth about $3.7 billion, mainly in...
Ruling Thai general to chair country’s Board of Investment

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The ruling general of Thailand's junta which took over power on May 22, Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha, will chair a new 18-person Board of Investment...
Thailand: 30,000 auto workers lost jobs

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Thailand’s auto sector, Southeast Asia’s biggest, has fired more than 30,000 subcontracted workers this year and slashed production, as sales plunge after months of...
Thai SMEs hardest hit by political volatility

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The Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) warned on April 21that at least 100,000 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the country will be forced...
Bangkok protesters cripple key ministries

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After occupying the finance and foreign ministries as well as the public relations department of the government in Bangkok on November 25, thousands of...
Thailand’s next problem: Car output drops

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One of the few Thai industry sectors that so far supported the country's already moderate 2013 GDP growth - besides tourism -, the car...
Thai industry confidence hits new low

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The Thai industries sentiment index (TISI) for September 2013 dropped from 91.3 points in August to its lowest level in 23 months at 90.4,...
Thailand’s first-car buyer incentive scheme a failure

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The so-called first-car buyer scheme in Thailand, an incentive introduced in 2012 by the populist government, turned out to be a huge failure. Under the...

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All eyes will be on the Bank of Thailand on May 29 when the monetary policy committee meets to decide on a benchmark interest...