Thai Union Group unaffected by US GSP cut

Thai Union Group unaffected by US GSP cut

The decision by US President Donald Trump to cut Thailand’s access to preferential trade concessions under the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) programme will have no effect on Thailand’s largest seafood exporter A presidential decree signed Saturday (Oct 26) stripped access for about one-third of Thai exports eligible for the reduced import tariff. A statement […]

Trump’s GSP seafood cut gives Thailand 2020 GDP an early whack (video) *updated

Trump’s GSP seafood cut gives Thailand 2020 GDP an early whack (video) *updated

The struggling Thailand economy received an unexpected whack for the year ahead yesterday (Oct 26) when US President Donald Trump suspended $1.3 billion worth of duty-free trade for Thai items, including seafood, under the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) programme. President Trump is reported to have sent a letter to US House of Representatives Speaker, […]

Thailand English-language News for December 6

In Thailand English-language News for December 6, 2017, Newsline presenter Cholaphansa Narula tells us about: 00:44 | King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun yesterday hosted a Khon performance in front of Dusit Palace to celebrate the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s birthday. The King also urged citizens to attend an exhibition on the late King’s Sufficiency Economy Philosophy (Sep), which includes […]

Thailand English-language News For April 14, 2017

In Thailand English-language News for April 14, 2017, Newsline presenter Sandra Hanutsaha tells us about: • The Bureau of the Royal Household has affirmed that the Grand Palace will remain open during the 2017 Songkran holiday period to enable those wishing to pay their respects to the late king Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died last October 13 after a […]