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News Thailand Commerce: Deputy Minister of Commerce anticipates increasing popularity of Thai handicrafts.

Published on: Sunday 02 February 2020
Deputy Minister of Commerce anticipates increasing popularity of Thai handicrafts.
News source: https://www.bangkokpost.com/thailand/pr/1850444/deputy-minister-of-commerce-anticipates-increasing-popularity-of-thai-handicrafts-

Mr. Weerasak Wangsuphakitkosol, Deputy Minister of Commerce, presided over the opening ceremony of “The 11th Identity ... who have been praised by the SUPPORT Arts and Crafts International Center of ...

News Thailand Commerce: Amazon, Facebook facing Thai tax crackdown in new backlash

Published on: Wednesday 09 October 2019
Amazon, Facebook facing Thai tax crackdown in new backlash
News source: https://www.gulf-times.com/story/643881/Amazon-Facebook-facing-Thai-tax-crackdown-in-new-b

Thailand is considering forcing online giants such as Amazon.com and Facebook to collect value-added tax on e-commerce sales, echoing an Indonesian clampdown on transactions that skirt the levy.

News Thailand Commerce: Bureaucratic maze hampers e-commerce growth

Published on: Tuesday 08 October 2019
Bureaucratic maze hampers e-commerce growth
News source: https://www.bangkokpost.com/opinion/opinion/1768014/bureaucratic-maze-hampers-e-commerce-growth

E-commerce in Thailand is growing quickly and furiously. Yet the majority of operators refuse to be under the state regulatory system. You can't blame them. Blame the bureaucratic maze that keeps them out.

News Thailand Commerce: Amazon and Facebook Face Thai Tax Crackdown in Latest Backlash

Published on: Tuesday 08 October 2019
Amazon and Facebook Face Thai Tax Crackdown in Latest Backlash
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/amazon-facebook-face-thai-tax-210000545.html

(Bloomberg) -- Thailand is considering forcing online giants such as Amazon.com Inc. and Facebook Inc. to collect value-added tax on e-commerce sales, echoing an Indonesian clampdown on transactions that skirt the levy.Cross-border purchases by Thais routed through global online marketplaces, as well

News Thailand Commerce: India keen to import more Thai rubber

Published on: Friday 27 September 2019
India keen to import more Thai rubber
News source: https://www.bangkokpost.com/business/1760249/india-keen-to-import-more-thai-rubber

Thailand looks set to boost shipments of agricultural products to India, in particular rubber to supply the latter's strong automotive industry. Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanawisit, who led a ...

News Thailand Commerce: ‘Thailand keen to export rubber products to India’

Published on: Friday 27 September 2019
‘Thailand keen to export rubber products to India’
News source: https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/thailand-keen-to-export-rubber-products-to-india/article29533092.ece

The Indian economy has been growing steadily as it has not been impacted by trade wars, said Jurin Laksanawisit, Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand and Minister of Commerce in Thailand, here.

News Thailand Commerce: More cargo needed to fill Lao-Thai freight train

Published on: Tuesday 13 August 2019
More cargo needed to fill Lao-Thai freight train
News source: https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/more-cargo-needed-fill-lao-thai-freight-train

A newly launched Lao-Thai transit freight train service requires more cargo shipments to be successful. The train can carry 10 to 20 containers in and out of Laos, but it appears that the number of exporters is smaller than that of importers. This is a problem that the parties involved must address by working together.

News Thailand Commerce: Japan firms' sentiment in Thailand turns negative

Published on: Tuesday 06 August 2019
Japan firms' sentiment in Thailand turns negative
News source: https://www.bangkokpost.com/business/1726251/japan-firms-sentiment-in-thailand-turns-negative

Business sentiment among Japanese companies operating in Thailand has plummeted over the US-China trade war, with a diffusion index for the January-June period going negative for the first time since the second half of 2015.

News Thailand Commerce: Thai business group calls for more easing after surprise rate cut

Published on: Saturday 10 August 2019
Thai business group calls for more easing after surprise rate cut
News source: https://www.zawya.com/mena/en/legal/story/Thai_business_group_calls_for_more_easing_after_surprise_rate_cut-TR20190808nL4N2542M7X1/

there is no independence," he said. Thanavath Phonvichai of the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce, said more rate cuts are needed to help boost domestic spending as consumer confidence in ...

News Thailand Commerce: ORIGIN Thailand | 3rd edition of Origin by TechNode is coming up in Bangkok

Published on: Monday 05 August 2019
ORIGIN Thailand | 3rd edition of Origin by TechNode is coming up in Bangkok
News source: https://technode.com/2019/08/06/origin-thailand-3rd-edition-of-origin-by-technode-is-coming-up-in-bangkok/

Thailand, apart from being one of the most popular destinations ... He is actively investing in B2B e-commerce, FinTech, and SaaS space, helping portfolio companies expand throughout the region. ...

News Thailand Commerce: The Ministry of Commerce Ready to Organize

Published on: Friday 09 August 2019
The Ministry of Commerce Ready to Organize
News source: https://www.bangkokpost.com/thailand/pr/1727999/the-ministry-of-commerce-ready-to-organize

The 64th Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair with the Theme Thailand’s Magic Hands Targeting Exports to Grow at 1% Bangkok, August 8th, 2019 – The Ministry of Commerce by the Department of International Trade ...

News Thailand Commerce: The Development and Promotion of MICE in Thailand

Published on: Tuesday 23 April 2019
News source: https://www.eturbonews.com/250376/the-development-and-promotion-of-mice-in-thailand

is leveraging the development of Thai MICE business in long haul markets in collaboration with foreign chambers of commerce representing Australia, UK, USA and Germany. Mr. Chiruit Isarangkun Na ...

News Thailand Commerce: Agencies join hands to support startups in major drive to e-commerce

Published on: Tuesday 23 April 2019
News source: http://www.nationmultimedia.com/detail/Startup_and_IT/30368219

The move is seen as a key step in facilitating e-commerce and e-transaction activities in Thailand. ETDA predicts that the total e-commerce market in Thailand will increase significantly by about 14 ...

News Thailand Commerce: TCEB inks MoU with four foreign Chambers of Commerce

Published on: Friday 26 April 2019
News source: https://www.thephuketnews.com/tceb-inks-mou-with-four-foreign-chambers-of-commerce-71238.php

is leveraging the development of Thai MICE business in long-haul markets in collaboration with foreign chambers of commerce representing Australia, the UK, the US and Germany. TCEB President Chiruit ...

News Thailand Commerce: TAT and Thailand's Ministry of Commerce sign "Trade and Tourism Alliance" MOU

Published on: Wednesday 24 April 2019
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/tat-thailands-ministry-commerce-sign-054700065.html

Six departments under the Ministry of Commerce will work with TAT to identify trade and tourism links. BANGKOK, April 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) recently ...