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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.

  • SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONES

    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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