Longan growers seek help from Thai government as prices hit rock-bottom

Thailand’s longan growers are asking for help from the government after China has temporarily suspended purchases of the sweet and succulent fruit since August 13th, claiming that Thai exports were…

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A textile factory in Pathum Thani. (Photo by Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP)

Thailand’s manufacturing at risk as workers get infected with COVID

The COVID-19 crisis has continued to aggravate in Thailand with new cases rising at an alarming rate, exceeding over 15,000 a day in the last few days. The impact on businesses and people…

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China reports its exports up 28% and imports hit decade-high

China’s exports rose 27.9 percent in May while imports grew at the fastest pace in more than a decade as the global economy powers back from the pandemic crisis, data…

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This photo taken on January 28, 2021 shows workers making medical masks at a workshop of a company which produces medical protective equipment in Jishou, in central China’s Hunan province. (Photo by STR / AFP)

China exports spike to highest in decades after Covid-19 hit

China’s export growth jumped to the highest in over two decades, official data showed Sunday, with imports also surging in a sharp bounceback from the coronavirus outbreak that had brought…

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Thailand’s Internal Trade Department chief axed by PM

Internal Trade Department director-general, Mr. Vichai Pochanakit, has been transferred to assist at the Prime Minister’s Office, pending an investigation into complaints of hoarding and overcharging of face masks. Prime…

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Low-income workers will be hard hit by a drop of exports

The falling Thai exports will hurt low-income workers the most as manufacturers are expected to hire less and cut overtime employment, affecting the purchasing power of these grassroot segment. The…

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Wildlife groups want review of regulations on elephant exports 

Wildlife conservation groups and Chart Thai Pattana MP Nikorn Chamnong oppose the export of Thai elephants and are demanding that the Commerce Ministry review its elephant export regulations. Opposition to…

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Thailand to export elephants after 10-year ban

After a decade long ban on the export of Thai elephants, Thailand’s Foreign Trade Department has eased restrictions to pave way for the export of the protected species for non-commercial…

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ADB raises economic outlook for Thailand, cut forecast growth for Asean

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has raised Thailand’s economic growth forecast this year by 0.5% from a previous forecast in April to 4.5%, while cutting Asean’s economic growth forecast to…

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