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US trade shifts on Covid and China tensions, but no 'decoupling' yet

US trade shifts on Covid and China tensions, but no 'decoupling' yet

US trade flows are realigning on the back of pandemic shocks and tensions with China, but efforts to reduce interdependence between the superpowers have not brought a swift decoupling.

13:34
China-Laos-Thailand rail link plans up for talks

China-Laos-Thailand rail link plans up for talks

Thailand and Laos are in talks about the potential of a China-Laos-Thailand railway link which could reduce cargo transport costs by 30%-50% in three to five years.

05:32 4

EXCHANGE RATE

Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
EUR
35.3951
36.1295
GBP
40.3285
41.1689
HKD
4.1578
4.2370
JPY
24.9883
25.6971
USD
32.7008
33.0269
CNY
4.7975
4.9418
Source: Bank of thailand (29 Jan 2023)

SET

SET
1,681.30
+9.96
SET50
1,003.12
+5.43
SET100
2,258.37
+13.55
sSET
1,106.20
+9.81
SETCLMV
1,013.39
+7.69
SETHD
1,206.20
+8.68
SETTHSI
1,067.62
+6.01
Source: settrade.com (29 Jan 2023)
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13:34

US trade shifts on Covid and China tensions, but no 'decoupling' yet

US trade flows are realigning on the back of pandemic shocks and tensions with China, but efforts to reduce interdependence between the superpowers have not brought a swift decoupling.

13:34
US trade shifts on Covid and China tensions, but no 'decoupling' yet
07:38

Committee supports Turkey FTA

The Fourth Meeting of the Thai-Turkish Joint Committee on Economic and Technical Cooperation (JETC) has agreed to help expedite negotiations for a free trade agreement (FTA) between Thailand and Turkey.

07:38 2
05:32

China-Laos-Thailand rail link plans up for talks

Thailand and Laos are in talks about the potential of a China-Laos-Thailand railway link which could reduce cargo transport costs by 30%-50% in three to five years.

05:32 4
China-Laos-Thailand rail link plans up for talks
28 Jan 2023

Another cruise ship with 3,000 aboard calls at Samui

SURAT THANI: Another cruise ship with about 3,000 passengers and crew arrived at Koh Samui for a one-day visit on Saturday. The visit was expected to generate 10 million baht for the resort island.

28 Jan 2023 4
Another cruise ship with 3,000 aboard calls at Samui
28 Jan 2023

Want more pay? Go to the office 5 days a week

LONDON: British companies are starting to pay a “five days in the office” premium to lure in staff who have retained bargaining power because workers are in such short supply, the country’s biggest recruitment agency says.

28 Jan 2023
Want more pay? Go to the office 5 days a week
28 Jan 2023

FPO maintains Thai GDP growth forecast

The Fiscal Policy Office (FPO) has maintained its Thai economic growth forecast this year at 3.8%, in line with the continued rebound of the tourism sector and declining inflation.

28 Jan 2023 2
FPO maintains Thai GDP growth forecast
28 Jan 2023

Bumrungrad sees revenue recovery

Bumrungrad International Hospital (BH) aims to benefit from the growing healthcare and wellness industry in Thailand, following the tourism recovery and China's reopening.

28 Jan 2023 2
Bumrungrad sees revenue recovery
28 Jan 2023

Business is booming for BDMS

From its origins owning a small hospital 50 years ago, today Bangkok Dusit Medical Services (BDMS) has become the largest hospital network in Asia-Pacific.

28 Jan 2023 1
Business is booming for BDMS
28 Jan 2023

Phiphat eager to address outrage

Tourism minister says reputation of police has been damaged by recent scandals involving provision of special services.

28 Jan 2023 9
Phiphat eager to address outrage
28 Jan 2023

Southeast Asia poised to scale up digital drive

Digital development is likely to be scaled up in Southeast Asia this year, defying a global economic slowdown and the headwinds of monetary tightening, says London-based think tank Asia House.

28 Jan 2023
Southeast Asia poised to scale up digital drive

EXCHANGE RATE

Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
EUR
35.3951
36.1295
GBP
40.3285
41.1689
HKD
4.1578
4.2370
JPY
24.9883
25.6971
USD
32.7008
33.0269
CNY
4.7975
4.9418
Source: Bank of thailand (29 Jan 2023)

SET

SET
1,681.30
+9.96
SET50
1,003.12
+5.43
SET100
2,258.37
+13.55
sSET
1,106.20
+9.81
SETCLMV
1,013.39
+7.69
SETHD
1,206.20
+8.68
SETTHSI
1,067.62
+6.01
Source: settrade.com (29 Jan 2023)