Thailand’s exports predicted to drop 5 percent in 2015
15:16 | 07/10/2015 Global Economy
Thailand’s exports in 2015 are forecast to drop at least 5 percent due to slow global economic recovery and fluctuating exchange rates between the baht and other currencies, according to Nopporn Thepsithar, Chairman of the Thai National Shippers’ Council (TNSC).
APEC ministers seek to promote SME integration
11:47 | 30/09/2015 Global Economy
Ministers from the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum gathered at a meeting in the Philippines on September 25 to seek support policies for micro-small-, small- and medium-sized enterprises (MSME) to enter the global market.
US called for talks on Asia-Pacific trade deal
16:10 | 28/09/2015 Global Economy
The US called for the next round of ministerial meeting for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement next week in a bid to clinch the deal, Office of the United States Trade Representative announced on September 24.
Singapore strengthens measures to protect investors
15:34 | 25/09/2015 Global Economy
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) will strengthen its regulatory framework to safeguard investor interests by proposing amendments to the Securities and Futures Act (SFA) that will be discussed at the country’s parliament next year.
ADB forecasts robust Cambodian economic growth
14:52 | 24/09/2015 Global Economy
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) forecasts 7 percent gross domestic product (GDP) growth for Cambodia in 2015 and 7.2 percent in 2016, according to the bank’s Asian Development Outlook Update report released on September 22.