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Confidence index remains weak in Q1

Confidence index remains weak in Q1

The Tourism Confidence Index for the first quarter remained below the pre-pandemic level because of concerns over high energy costs and Chinese businesses using nominees.

05:46 3
Western slowdown to weigh on Thai production

Western slowdown to weigh on Thai production

Thai exports are likely to be indirectly affected by banking problems in the US and Europe, slowing an already sluggish sector and causing a drop in the Manufacturing Production Index (MPI), according to the Office of Industrial Economics (OIE).

06:51 7

EXCHANGE RATE

Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
EUR
36.7992
37.4835
GBP
41.8478
42.6724
HKD
4.3323
4.4046
JPY
25.7088
26.3709
USD
34.1167
34.4357
CNY
4.9235
5.0427
Source: Bank of thailand (30 Mar 2023)

SET

SET
1,602.49
-8.03
SET50
965.91
-5.54
SET100
2,162.87
-12.42
sSET
1,040.37
-4.42
SETCLMV
952.31
-5.23
SETHD
1,155.14
-5.10
SETTHSI
1,023.57
-5.28
Source: settrade.com (30 Mar 2023)
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13:09

Feb exports fall less than forecast

Thailand's customs-based exports contracted for a fifth straight month in February, down 4.7% from a year earlier, due to a slowing global economy, the Commerce Ministry said on Thursday.

13:09
Feb exports fall less than forecast
10:06

Higher sugar prices pose new threat to food inflation

Sugar, consumed in everything from chocolate to fizzy drinks and baked products, is becoming ever more expensive, raising costs for the industry and keeping up pressure on global food inflation.

10:06 5
Higher sugar prices pose new threat to food inflation
10:01

Forum calls for upgrades to cross-border payment systems

Thailand's cross-border e-commerce still has great potential for growth, but improvements in payment systems and one-stop services need to be accelerated.

10:01
Forum calls for upgrades to cross-border payment systems
06:51

Western slowdown to weigh on Thai production

Thai exports are likely to be indirectly affected by banking problems in the US and Europe, slowing an already sluggish sector and causing a drop in the Manufacturing Production Index (MPI), according to the Office of Industrial Economics (OIE).

06:51 7
Western slowdown to weigh on Thai production
05:46

Confidence index remains weak in Q1

The Tourism Confidence Index for the first quarter remained below the pre-pandemic level because of concerns over high energy costs and Chinese businesses using nominees.

05:46 4
Confidence index remains weak in Q1
05:17

AIS plans long-term ecosystem economy

Advanced Info Service (AIS) has unveiled its long-term business direction, which it calls an ecosystem economy.

05:17
AIS plans long-term ecosystem economy
04:53

Heineken sets out sustainable strategy

Dutch beer brand Heineken is committed to pursuing sustainable brewing and clean energy as part of its business priorities over the long term.

04:53 1
Heineken sets out sustainable strategy
04:00

Makro to invest up to B27.5bn

Siam Makro Plc, the operator of Makro cash & carry stores and Lotus's hypermarkets, has allocated 25.3-27.5 billion baht this year to expand its retail and wholesale businesses.

04:00
Makro to invest up to B27.5bn
04:00

Ministries told to monitor prices at hotels, eateries

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has directed relevant agencies to keep an eye on prices at hotels and restaurants, which have reportedly skyrocketed following the rapid recovery of tourism.

04:00
Ministries told to monitor prices at hotels, eateries
04:00

SEC mulls lifting ICO retail limit

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is preparing to lift the retail investment limit of 300,000 baht for initial coin offerings (ICOs) to stimulate investments in digital tokens, according to the regulator.

04:00
SEC mulls lifting ICO retail limit

EXCHANGE RATE

Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
EUR
36.7992
37.4835
GBP
41.8478
42.6724
HKD
4.3323
4.4046
JPY
25.7088
26.3709
USD
34.1167
34.4357
CNY
4.9235
5.0427
Source: Bank of thailand (30 Mar 2023)

SET

SET
1,602.49
-8.03
SET50
965.91
-5.54
SET100
2,162.87
-12.42
sSET
1,040.37
-4.42
SETCLMV
952.31
-5.23
SETHD
1,155.14
-5.10
SETTHSI
1,023.57
-5.28
Source: settrade.com (30 Mar 2023)