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  • EU, US look for 'fresh start' in trade talks

    01 Feb 2015 : BRUSSELS - US negotiators travel to EU headquarters in Brussels Monday to jumpstart talks on the world's biggest-ever free trade deal, which after nearly two years remain bogged down by public opposition.

  • Greece rejects new loans as money runs out

    01 Feb 2015 : ATHENS - The decision by Greece's anti-austerity government in Athens to refuse fresh EU-IMF loans has set economists guessing how long Greece's meagre finances can last.

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  • Australia's unemployment rate hits 12-year high

    11 Dec 2014 : Australia's jobless rate hit a 12-year high in November, data showed Thursday, as more people looked for jobs in a softening economy hurt by falling commodity prices and weak Chinese demand.

  • petrochemicals

    IVL upbeat about 2015 margins

    11 Dec 2014 : Aloke Lohia, chief executive of SET-listed Indorama Ventures Plc (IVL), one of the world's largest integrated polyester product makers, says the company is sustainable thanks to its strong principles, as polymers is a cyclical business.

  • Beverages

    ThaiBev lays out blueprint for success

    11 Dec 2014 : Thapana Sirivadhanabhakdi, president and chief executive of Thai Beverage Plc (ThaiBev), has revealed his blueprint for turning the company into a leading beverage producer in Asean.

  • SET mulls next step for gold

    11 Dec 2014 : Talks with major gold dealers over management of a proposed physical gold exchange have failed so far, and the Stock Exchange of Thailand is set to decide its next move early next year.


    Officials to meet on Dawei's initial phase

    11 Dec 2014 : Officials from Myanmar and Thailand will meet next month to approve the framework of the initial phase of the delayed Dawei development project.

  • agriculture

    Cane farmers crushed over shortage

    11 Dec 2014 : Sugar-cane planters have urged the Industry Ministry to seek a solution to the shortage of cane-crushing facilities in Sa Kaeo.

  • Minebea to expand Thai production

    11 Dec 2014 : Minebea Group, a ball bearing and electronic parts maker, plans to expand its production to serve increasing demand in the aviation industry.

  • beverages

    Sappe to ramp up output

    11 Dec 2014 : Sappe Plc, a maker of healthy drinks, expects revenue growth of 20% next year and 100% in 2017 after ramping up production capacity in the first half of 2015.

  • by  invitation

    Divergence is the name of the economic game

    11 Dec 2014 : In the coming year, "divergence" will be a major global economic theme, applying to economic trends, policies and performance. As the year progresses, these divergences will become increasingly difficult to reconcile, leaving policymakers with one option: overcome the obstacles that have so far impeded effective action, or risk allowing their economies to be destabilised.

  • Ookbee urges VAT exemption

    11 Dec 2014 : E-books could become cheaper if a value-added tax (VAT) exemption is applied next year, says Thailand's largest digital publication platform.

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