A slowing of domestic and overseas demand, combined with uncertainty over Thailand’s political direction, cooled the economy in 2014, with most forecasts for this year indicating growth will remain...
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Economic Update | Thailand Year in Review 2014
29 Jan 2015
Economic Update | Pressure on Thailand’s rubber industry
20 Dec 2014
The world’s largest rubber producer has seen earnings and output plunge this year, with Thailand’s government stepping in to fund subsidy and buying programmes to support its rubber growers against a...
Economic Update | Turnaround for Thai economy
30 Sep 2014
Buoyed by a rise in consumer spending, Thailand narrowly avoided a technical recession thanks to a surprise upswing in the second quarter. The new government is hoping this shift, combined with its...
Economic Update | Thailand looking to power up
30 Apr 2014
A return to economic growth in Thailand is expected to drive greater demand for electricity, hastening efforts to look for alternative sources of energy, although continued political uncertainty...
Economic Update | Thailand focuses on free trade agreements
20 Mar 2014
While Thailand is pushing ahead with efforts to expand its network of free trade agreements (FTAs), the lack of a permanent government means that approval and implementation of any deals could be...