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Kasikorn predicts household debt to GDP could rise to 90 per cent

Amid the economic downturn, Thai household debts could rise to 90 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP), according to Kasikorn Research.They said that household debts could become more fragile due to the...

Analysis: Market euphoria could burn some investors as economic turnaround is not around the corner

The momentum of trading on the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) seems to have returned as daily trading values have seen a marked increase over the past months.As investor’s confidence returns the daily trading...

Six candidates vie for Bank of Thailand governorship

The deadline to apply for the Bank of Thailand (BOT)’s governor position passed on Friday and six candidates are in contention for the position.Veerathai Santiprabhob, the current governor of the central bank,...

Coronavirus causing sharp drops in FDI, Industrial Estate investment

As Thailand reels from the coronavirus-induced economic slowdown, analyst warn that a slowdown in Foreign Direct Investment could hamper the economy even further.The country is set to see a double-digit decline in...

CARE Group says international travel is possible with right precaution and necessary for businesses to keep the light on

International tourism is possible with proper management system while travel bubbles for foreign tourists is a must, experts from the medical and tourism sector said at CARE Group’s tourism forum on Saturday.The Thai...

The government accepts private sector’s proposal to set up an economic recovery center

The government has set up an economic recovery center following the outbreak of the coronavirus, a government official said on Friday. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha met with members of the economic cabinet and his...

Cross-border trade down but transit trade with Singapore and China up

The cross-border trade dropped nearly 10 per cent in the first five months of 2020, the Foreign Trade Department said on Thursday.The nationwide lockdown, which began in March, has resulted in the temporary...

BOT’s latest monetary report provides factors that could derail its economic projections for 2020 and 2021

The Thai economy would continue to face “high uncertainties”, the Bank of Thailand (BOT) said in its latest monetary policy report on Wednesday. The quarterly monetary report for the month of June said the...

The cabinet approves of the first phase of economic relief measures worth 100 billion baht

The cabinet has on Wednesday approved the disbursement of a 100 billion baht budget for the first phase of its economic relief measures. The measures will concentrate on the agricultural sector and job creation...

The “never-ending” construction on Rama 2 Road to begin construction once again

Rama 2 Road, or better known as ‘7ชั่วโคตร’ for being under construction for the past seven generations, is going to see more construction starting Wednesday, prompting concerns from local residents.Rama 2 Road,...

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Kasikorn predicts household debt to GDP could rise to 90 per cent

Amid the economic downturn, Thai household debts could rise to 90 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP), according to Kasikorn Research.

Opinion: The people should not have to suffer for the government’s incompetence

When I heard the news about two imported coronavirus cases from overseas, I thought of people who sacrificed everything by cooperating with...

Analysis: Market euphoria could burn some investors as economic turnaround is not around the corner

The momentum of trading on the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) seems to have returned as daily trading values have seen a...

Sources: Sethaput front-runner to be Bank of Thailand governor

With the current central bank governor Veerathai Santiprabhob due to retire at the end of September, the government has for months been...