APEC Summit to start in Bangkok from November 14

 APEC's 21 members aim to create greater prosperity for the people of the region by promoting balanced, inclusive, sustainable, innovative and secure growth and by accelerating regional economic integration. Read the rest of APEC Summit to start in Bangkok from November 14 on Thailand Business News
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Thailand-Japan exports gain benefits from RCEP

There are around 6,000 Japanese companies that invest in Thailand, while the total value of Thai goods exported to Japan last year was recorded at 25 billion U.S. dollars, with at least 10% growth expected this year. Read the rest of Thailand-Japan exports gain benefits from RCEP on Thailand Business News
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Thailand’s Growth disappoints despite boost from reopening

A breakdown of GDP showed that growth was uneven. Encouragingly, the recovery in household spending gained further traction, rising 6.9% y/y (1.7% q/q) following a more substantive easing in domestic and border restrictions. Read the rest of Thailand’s Growth disappoints despite boost from reopening on Thailand Business News
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APAC region records 119% QoQ growth in M&A deal value in Q2 2022

India, Australia and China were the top three countries when measured in terms of M&A deal value in Q2, with India accounting for half of the top 20 deals. South Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Japan were the next top countries that contributed to a surge in M&A deal value. Read the rest of APAC region records 119% QoQ growth in M&A deal value in Q2 2022 on Thailand Business News
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SET invests in Singapore-based end-to-end digital securities platform ADDX

The investment is to gain knowledge from and share experience with experts to advance the Thai digital asset market, and expand business of market participants in the capital market for mutual growth. Read the rest of SET invests in Singapore-based end-to-end digital securities platform ADDX on Thailand Business News
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Thailand could Earn $3.4 Billion with Digital and Circular Economy says World Bank

The financial institution said in a statement that Thailand, a $544 billion economy before the pandemic hit, needs an innovation-led growth model. It added that the Kingdom needs to address existing foreign investment constraints in order to create better jobs and become a high-income nation. Read the rest of Thailand could Earn $3.4 Billion with Digital and Circular Economy says World Bank on Thailand Business News
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Omicron key risk to Thailand’s economic recovery

Thailand’s outbreak of the Omicron coronavirus variant could have a bigger impact than expected on an economic recovery, according to the Bank of Thailand latest last policy meeting.

According to the Ministry of Public Health, the country is entering a new wave of COVID-19 infections, following the long New Year holidays, with over 2,000 cases of the Omicron variant of coronavirus detected in Thailand to date

Thus the Omicron outbreak could have more widespread, severe, and prolonged effects than the baseline projection, depending on the severity of the situation and the strictness of containment measures.

Looking ahead, global financial markets would remain highly volatile according to Bank of Thailand given:

(1) the risk that central banks could adopt a faster pace of monetary policy normalization to curb high inflation,

(2) the spread of Omicron that could hamper the global economic recovery

(3) the …

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