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Thailand Business News is a comprehensive news service about Thailand with a business and financial perspective edited in Bangkok by Siam News Network

Thailand Board of Investment (BOI) opens its latest office in Stockholm

To expand its investment facilitating network in Northern Europe, Thailand Board of Investment (BOI) opened its latest office in Stockholm, Sweden, with a mission...

Japan's Mitsubishi Motors will hire 1,300 workers in Thailand

Japan's Mitsubishi Motors will hire another 1,300 workers in Thailand as the car market slowly recovers after being battered by the global recession. Japan’s sixth-largest automaker, plans to increase production at a plant in Thailand this month to meet growing demand for its vehicles in Asia. The carmaker will add a shift at the plant, which makes cars including Pajero Sport SUVs and Triton pickup trucks, it said in a faxed statement today. It will add 1,300 workers at the factory, it said.

Euro, Dollar, Yuan, Baht etc… Are Asian currencies undervalued ?

For the past several years the euro has been appreciating steadily against the US dollar. Given the Chinese yuan and other East Asian currencies are pegged to the dollar, that means the euro has been appreciating steadily against all.

Political conflict still key pressure on Thailand's economic growth

Using a comprehensive survey of 1,043 firms taken during April-November 2007, the new report, Thailand Investment Climate Assessment Update 2008, showed that more than two-thirds of the firms rated the uncertain economic and political environment as major or severe obstacles to doing business in Thailand that year.

Few pause in cashing and spending their Government cheques

About 75 per cent of the Bt2,000 "Help the country" cheques was spent immediately, with lowerincome recipients tending to save less than higherincome earners, according to an opinion poll released yesterday.

Economist Olarn Chaipravat wants 37 baht for a dollar to boost exports

Economist lauds US and China for proactive measures but says Thailand must address its own problems

Government urged to get moving soon on draft retail and wholesale act

Members of Parliament and the Board of Trade of Thailand have urged the government to move quickly on amending the draft retail and wholesale business law to allow small retailers to survive as giant modern retailers pursue aggressive expansion plans.

Abhisit government faces tough choice on Bangkok airport policy

This Wednesday, the Cabinet will be hard-pressed to decide if Bangkok should have one or two airports.

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