ECONOMIC GROWTH Press Releases http://www.thailand4.com/economicgrowth/ Bangkok Bank reports first quarter 2019 net profit of Baht 9,028 million Thailand's economic growth in 2019 is expected to be 3.8 percent, decreasing from 4.1 percent in 2018. Amid slower world trade and risks from the US trade policies, exports declined for the first two months of the year. This has squeezed manufacturing th-TH Wed, 24 Apr 2019 9:24:06 +0700 EIC revises down Thai GDP growth in 2019 to 3.6% due to export slowdown amidst heightened global economic uncertainty and internal political risk http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2019-04-10/6292b828cdf4d04bfb139be361619f57/ EIC revises down GDP growth in 2019 to 3.6% from the previous forecast of 3.8% to reflect a lower growth of Thailand#s exports due mainly to global economic slowdown. Global economic growth is projected to decelerate more than previously expected and to http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2019-04-10/6292b828cdf4d04bfb139be361619f57/ Wed, 10 Apr 2019 12:32:57 +0700 Meeting Rising Asian Market Demands, Tongxing Technology to Introduce Full Range of CNC Machinery At ISLE 2019 http://www.thailand4.com/.evnt/2019-03-04/ea10930ceef509aa8b0b2c9362020320/ Robust economic growth in Southeast and South Asian countries is reflected in the growing number of registered buyers attending the 2019 International Signs and LED Exhibition (ISLE 2019), which is set to take place from March 3 to 6 at the Canton Fair http://www.thailand4.com/.evnt/2019-03-04/ea10930ceef509aa8b0b2c9362020320/ Mon, 04 Mar 2019 16:52:28 +0700 อธิบดีกรมการค้าต่างประเทศ กระทรวงพาณิชย์ เป็นพ่องานนำทัพจัดกิจกรรมเจรจาจับคู่ธุรกิจ ภายใต้งานหุ้นส่วนเศรษฐกิจชายแดนไทย-กัมพูชา ณ จังหวัดสระแก้ว http://www.thailand4.com/evnt/2019-02-15/1012fb0dda5b4a385315c351e7adb235/ นายอดุลย์ โชตินิสากรณ์ อธิบดีกรมการค้าต่างประเทศเป็นพ่องานนำทัพจัดงานหุ้นส่วนเศรษฐกิจชายแดนไทย-กัมพูชา ระหว่างวันที่ 25-26 กุมภาพันธ์ 2562 ภายใต้แนวคิด Forging Ahead Towards Sustainable Economic Growth ซึ่งภายใต้งาน ประกอบด้วย http://www.thailand4.com/evnt/2019-02-15/1012fb0dda5b4a385315c351e7adb235/ Fri, 15 Feb 2019 11:13:34 +0700 Thailand Investment Year Sets to Accelerate Economic Shift and Boost Economic Growth http://www.thailand4.com/.evnt/2019-02-11/e31c3d7c24cb74e2015e2472541f765c/ Thailand is making a remarkable move to stimulate big investments in technology-advanced targeted industries that will drive economic transformation and support investors# success. Thailand Investment Year incentive package by Thailand Board of http://www.thailand4.com/.evnt/2019-02-11/e31c3d7c24cb74e2015e2472541f765c/ Mon, 11 Feb 2019 17:09:10 +0700 Standard Chartered Bank: 2019 Global Economic Growth Expected to Ease Modestly http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2019-01-24/60e9d0a71a53b7b05d8a95e738046984/ he tide is going out for the global economy. Standard Chartered Bank expects the world growth to ease modestly to 3.6% in 2019 from 3.8% in 2018. Synchronised global growth at the beginning of 2018 has given way to more divergent growth trends. Several http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2019-01-24/60e9d0a71a53b7b05d8a95e738046984/ Thu, 24 Jan 2019 12:52:06 +0700 Bangkok Bank reports 2018 net profit of Baht 35,330 million http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2019-01-21/f16412efbb8834546b6bec32b5aac391/ Thailand#s economic growth in 2018 is expected to be 4.1 percent, up from 3.9 percent in 2017. While exports weakened in the second half of the year amid slower world trade and risks from the US trade policies, domestic demand continued to firm up. http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2019-01-21/f16412efbb8834546b6bec32b5aac391/ Mon, 21 Jan 2019 10:02:36 +0700 Global economic growth expected to slow in 2019 http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2019-01-16/9c2adba2b26f3cdc2122bee4643728c7/ The global economy as a whole is expected to slow in 2019 as G7 countries return to long-run average growth rates, according to new projections from PwC in its latest Global Economy Watch. PwC expects that the pick up in growth of most major economies http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2019-01-16/9c2adba2b26f3cdc2122bee4643728c7/ Wed, 16 Jan 2019 17:12:30 +0700 January 2019 Investor Confidence Index remains neutral as it falls for the third straight month due to concerns over US trade policy, capital flows after US and Thai policy rate increases, and weaker global economic growth forecasts. http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2019-01-10/90fe2beb895adc50259044f967632ef2/ January 2019 Investor Confidence Index remains neutral as it falls for the third straight month due to concerns over US trade policy, capital flows after US and Thai policy rate increases, and weaker global economic growth forecasts. Nevertheless, http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2019-01-10/90fe2beb895adc50259044f967632ef2/ Thu, 10 Jan 2019 15:01:51 +0700 Osotspa to help boost economic growth by teaming up with Thongfah (Blue Flag) Pracharat projects to offer consumers a wide array of products at discounted prices http://www.thailand4.com/.evnt/2018-12-24/09c70aa64b84dd05ae8ee3cfa4dd2e7a/ Osotspa Public Company Limited, or OSP, has reinforced its commitment to supporting the government#s efforts to drive growth by teaming up with the Ministry of Commerce to offer Thais selected, high-quality goods through several initiatives including: 1) http://www.thailand4.com/.evnt/2018-12-24/09c70aa64b84dd05ae8ee3cfa4dd2e7a/ Mon, 24 Dec 2018 15:57:26 +0700 Thai-listed securities 9-month earnings up 13 pct to THB 759 bln http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-11-26/5ab83d9a76caef8997345b56b320e026/ - Nine-month total sales up 11.82 pct to THB 8.62 trillion, propelled by momentum of Thailand#s continued economic growth Securities listed on The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) reported a net profit of THB 759.13 billion (approx. USD 23 billion) in http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-11-26/5ab83d9a76caef8997345b56b320e026/ Mon, 26 Nov 2018 18:11:52 +0700 EXIM Thailand Finances Bangkok Airways Acquisition of Aircraft to Serve Route Expansion and Economic Growth in Asia http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-09-26/05c7b82fedeb2266150dd647204fb22e/ Mr. Pisit Serewiwattana, President of Export-Import Bank of Thailand (EXIM Thailand), and Mr. Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth, President of Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited, signed a financial facility agreement at Bangkok Airways# Head Office on http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-09-26/05c7b82fedeb2266150dd647204fb22e/ Wed, 26 Sep 2018 14:06:39 +0700 Focus on China-CEE Cooperation During Prague Leg of CEIBS Europe Forum http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-09-26/568ed2c5828259256db685829c57f740/ The historic Prague Castle was the venue for a frank and fruitful discussion on how China and the countries of Central and Eastern Europe can work together to drive mutual economic growth. Attended by about 200 participants, the event saw keynote http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-09-26/568ed2c5828259256db685829c57f740/ Wed, 26 Sep 2018 9:45:49 +0700 Investor Confidence Index for September 2018 up for third consecutive month, staying in neutral zone for fifth month. http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-09-10/12b7076df186ad5d1c61a9dee958836e/ Investor Confidence Index for September 2018 up for third consecutive month, staying in neutral zone for fifth month. Domestic economic growth buoys investor confidence while international trade barriers and capital flows negatively impact investor http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-09-10/12b7076df186ad5d1c61a9dee958836e/ Mon, 10 Sep 2018 15:50:37 +0700 Public Debt Outstanding Report as of July 31, 2018 http://www.thailand4.com/.gen/2018-09-06/b29e527f8c7e6166e3da7f32e0a7420a/ Public Debt to GDP as of July 31, 2018 was at 40.88% of GDP. The Government borrowed to boost the economy and lay the foundations for long-term economic growth, which included the disbursement for public infrastructure investment projects, such as, Mass http://www.thailand4.com/.gen/2018-09-06/b29e527f8c7e6166e3da7f32e0a7420a/ Thu, 06 Sep 2018 17:00:48 +0700 Thai listed securities post H1 net profits up 7.6 pct to THB 551 bln http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-08-22/f531be1dfef6708b019bf1243a2af687/ - H1 total sales up 9 pct to THB 5.9 trillion, propelled by higher oil price and improved economic growth. Securities listed on The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) delivered an aggregate net profit of THB 551 billion (approx. USD 16.7 billion) for http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-08-22/f531be1dfef6708b019bf1243a2af687/ Wed, 22 Aug 2018 17:00:36 +0700 August 2018 Confidence Index up for the second month and in neutral territory for the fourth consecutive month. Investor confidence boosted by domestic economic growth but dampened by international capital flows and trade wars. http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-08-06/55333e9891e415f3911cb63d50d9abfe/ Paiboon Nalinthrangkurn, Chairman of the Federation of Thai Capital Market Organizations (FETCO), commented on the August 2018 FETCO Investor Confidence Index (ICI): The Investor Confidence Index for the next three months was up for the second month http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-08-06/55333e9891e415f3911cb63d50d9abfe/ Mon, 06 Aug 2018 15:28:42 +0700 CSST Taps Planet for Daily Imagery to Spur Economic Growth in New Zealand http://www.thailand4.com/.it/2018-07-31/3b7db77adda168372b1d337f9386dd7f/ Planet , an integrated aerospace and data analytics company, and New Zealand#s Centre for Space Science Technology (CSST) announce today a partnership to help drive regional economic growth by distributing Planet#s daily, global Earth observation data http://www.thailand4.com/.it/2018-07-31/3b7db77adda168372b1d337f9386dd7f/ Tue, 31 Jul 2018 8:47:41 +0700 July 2018 Confidence Index rises for the first time in 5 months while remaining in neutral territory. Investors feel confident about domestic economic growth but are keeping an eye on international capital flows. http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-07-11/5fcdb3197baae1d7f56ead14c9509c9d/ Paiboon Nalinthrangkurn, Chairman of the Federation of Thai Capital Market Organizations (FETCO), commented on the July 2018 FETCO Investor Confidence Index (ICI): The Investor Confidence Index for the next three months rose for the first time in five http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-07-11/5fcdb3197baae1d7f56ead14c9509c9d/ Wed, 11 Jul 2018 10:48:51 +0700 Mazda sales break 33,000 mark during first half of 2018 Annual target raised to 65,000 units due to economic growth http://www.thailand4.com/.auto/2018-07-09/e82103afdb3c9d95729b78b97df503e3/ Mazda Sales (Thailand) Co., Ltd. has announced a record-breaking performance during the first 6 months of 2018 with sales of 33,593 units, achieving growth of more than 41 per cent. Mazda#s historic achievement is result of an improving Thai economy and http://www.thailand4.com/.auto/2018-07-09/e82103afdb3c9d95729b78b97df503e3/ Mon, 09 Jul 2018 15:34:23 +0700 China (Shenzhen) Gifts Home Fair, Organized by Reed Huabo Exhibitions, will take place in October 2018 in Shenzhen http://www.thailand4.com/.gen/2018-07-06/599cd0a5ba82d2c23814cb1a8062d56c/ Many people know China as a major supplier of all kinds of products to the world. However, with rapid economic growth, China is now becoming a major consumer of the world#s luxury products. Now that China is the second-largest economy in terms of http://www.thailand4.com/.gen/2018-07-06/599cd0a5ba82d2c23814cb1a8062d56c/ Fri, 06 Jul 2018 13:00:49 +0700 Photo Release: KResearch revises upward its 2018 economic growth forecast to 4.5 percent http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-28/d7eb10e3fc89d3df841a210cee31df92/ At KBank Phahon Yothin Building, Dr. Charl Kengchon (third from right), KResearch Managing Director, and other executives recently held a press conference to announce a newly revised economic growth forecast for 2018 at 4.5 percent, up over the 4.0 http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-28/d7eb10e3fc89d3df841a210cee31df92/ Thu, 28 Jun 2018 13:27:18 +0700 IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with Lebanon http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-22/9e909d498148a93938a9de7d35e64c77/ On May 11, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation [1] with Lebanon. Lebanon#s economic growth remains low, estimated at about 1-1.5 percent in 2017 and 2018. The traditional drivers of http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-22/9e909d498148a93938a9de7d35e64c77/ Fri, 22 Jun 2018 9:23:33 +0700 Ugandan Agriculture Must Commercialize to Drive Economic Growth and Reduce Poverty http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-20/e2bd08c232a1df98297f0fec9323ab63/ KAMPALA, June 19, 2018The Government of Uganda and the World Bank today launched Closing the potential performance divide in Ugandan agriculture report that provides an unprecedented review of the structural context of Ugandan agriculture, its http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-20/e2bd08c232a1df98297f0fec9323ab63/ Wed, 20 Jun 2018 9:07:32 +0700 Nez Perce County, ID COP Rating Raised To #AA-# From #A+# On Region#s Economic Growth http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-15/d46fecb2596044836d29403cae99ba6c/ CENTENNIAL (SP Global Ratings) June 14, 2018-SP Global Ratings raised its underlying rating (SPUR) to #AA-# from #A+# on Nez Perce County, Idaho#s outstanding certificates of participation (COPs). The outlook is stable. The raised rating http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-15/d46fecb2596044836d29403cae99ba6c/ Fri, 15 Jun 2018 9:23:04 +0700 Vietnams economic prospects improve further, with GDP projected to expand by 6.8 percent in 2018 http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-15/8e56843c28ae2473088ba889f121d002/ Recent growth uptick driven by favorable domestic and external conditions may gradually moderate. Hanoi, June 14, 2018 - Vietnam#s economic growth momentum remains robust and is accompanied by broad macroeconomic stability. According to Taking Stock, http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-15/8e56843c28ae2473088ba889f121d002/ Fri, 15 Jun 2018 9:06:22 +0700 Global Migration Can Be a Potent Tool in the Fight to End Poverty Across the WorldNew Report http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-15/6a6fdef106845a0a6319bcf3d372a35f/ High-income destination countries could realize even bigger gains with efficient labor market policies WASHINGTON, June 14, 2018 Global migration has lifted millions out of poverty and boosted economic growth, a new World Bank report finds. But http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-15/6a6fdef106845a0a6319bcf3d372a35f/ Fri, 15 Jun 2018 9:05:04 +0700 IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Tunisia http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-13/3561b6cdbf699b76069022300b2ff29e/ On March 23, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV Consultation with Tunisia. [1] Economic growth almost doubled to 1.9 percent in 2017, as confidence strengthened on the back of improved security and http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-13/3561b6cdbf699b76069022300b2ff29e/ Wed, 13 Jun 2018 9:01:02 +0700 Mazda responds to Thai governments regional investment hub plan with new global production standards http://www.thailand4.com/.auto/2018-06-11/0fc3be38ceb49586fe47778bb33a635d/ Continued popularity of Mazda vehicles in Thailand has enabled the brand to score a 48-per cent growth in May with sales of 5,881 units while year-to-date sales reached 26,886 units, reflecting Thailand#s spectacular economic growth in 2018 Mr. Chanchai http://www.thailand4.com/.auto/2018-06-11/0fc3be38ceb49586fe47778bb33a635d/ Mon, 11 Jun 2018 14:23:15 +0700 Romania: IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-07/c1d5caeaa35694f66ef03b8cdca8a02e/ On June 4, 2018 the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation [1] with Romania. Romania recorded strong economic growth in 2017, with record low unemployment and an improving financial sector. Private http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-06-07/c1d5caeaa35694f66ef03b8cdca8a02e/ Thu, 07 Jun 2018 9:06:41 +0700