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Thai rice exports drop 45% in first half of 2012

BANGKOK, July 25- Thai rice exports in the first six months of this year dropped by 45 per cent to 3.45 million tonnes...

Thailand Tourism Receipts Up 30%, Highlighting Value for Money Factor

Bangkok, July 16, 2012 -- Thailand recorded a 31% increase in tourism receipts in 2011 over 2010, according to Ministry of Tourism and...

EU postpones withdrawal of trade privileges for Thailand

BANGKOK, July 16 – The European Union (EU) decided to postpone withdrawal of Thailand’s Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) import privileges from 2013 to...

TAT prepares to adopt new strategy for fear of Euro crisis

BANGKOK, 5 July 2012 -The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has instructed all TAT offices in Europe to monitor the Euro-debt crisis and...

Five-month gem export sees significant drop due to EU crisis

BANGKOK, 20 June 2012  – The gems and jewelry industry is facing a significant drop in its export figures as a result of the...

Photo Release: Thailand Travel Mart 2012 Forum for Buyers and Sellers...

Bangkok, June 7, 2012 - The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) today opened Thailand’s largest travel & tourism trade exhibition, Thailand Travel Mart...

China firmly in control

It is only a decade ago that the mode of transport in China was a bicycle.  Those days have really changed, and China is...

Khao Kheow Open Zoo introduces new Barbary sheep babies

CHONBURI, 30 April 2012  – Two baby Barbary sheep were recently born in the Khao Kheow Open Zoo. They will be introduced to...

Thai women are among powerful businesswomen in Asia

BANGKOK, 4 February 2012  – Three Thai businesswomen have been named in Forbe’s inaugural lists of Asia's 50 Power Businesswomen and 15 Women...

Commerce Ministry targets Thai exports to grow 15% this year

BANGKOK, Feb 7 – The Commerce Ministry has targeted pushing Thai exports to grow 15 per cent this year while in the first quarter...

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