Somkid in Wal-Mart talks on farm and fisheries products

Febuary 24, 2017
Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak yesterday held talks with Wal-Mart Stores Inc executive vice president Scott Price, and said the US retail giant was interested in Thailand's agricultural and fisheries products and praised the country's solutions to its illegal-fishing problems.

Thai - Myanmar talks due

Febuary 1, 2017
Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak will be leading major Thai businesses to meet a team of Myanmar officials and businesses to seek further cooperation in developing industrial estates in Myanmar and border trade operations on Feb 3-4. Industry Minister Uttama Savanayana said the Thai business group, which comprise PTT Plc (PTT), Siam Cement Group (SCG) and Ch. Kanchang Plc (CK), are due to meet the team of Myanmar officials, which includes an adviser to Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi.

Nissan to start assembling cars in Myanmar this year

Febuary 18, 2016
Nissan Motor Co will start assembling cars in Myanmar for the first time this year as the company expands its presence in one of Asia’s final economic frontiers.

Toyota to upgrade its factory in philippines

January 18, 2016
Toyota Motor Philippines Corp will initially invest more than 1 billion yen (Bt 310.5 million) for an assembly facility in Laguna,

Car prices jump VN after tax adjustment

January 12, 2016
The prices of cars in Vietnam have soared since the beginning of the year because of the government’s adjustment of special consumption taxes on imported automobiles.

Flat growth seen for Southeast Asia car marker

December 21, 2015
With the overall regional economy still cloudy, the Southeast Asian car market is expected to remain flat next year.
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