Thailand’s Exports Rise by 13% as the Economy Recovers

Thailand’s Exports Rise by 13% as the Economy Recovers

The Thai economy is on track to recover from the adverse effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, as illustrated by the recent announcement that the South East Asian´s exports rose to over USD 21 billion in value in April 2021, growing 13.1% year-on-year. This represents the...
Foreign Players Target Clean Energy Investments in Thailand

Foreign Players Target Clean Energy Investments in Thailand

In May 2021, it was revealed that five Japanese companies, among which Toyota, expressed interest in investing in renewable energy businesses at Smart Park industrial estate in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) zone. The move is part of a broader collaboration...
Thailand’s Clean Energy Goals Attract Solar Rooftop Players

Thailand’s Clean Energy Goals Attract Solar Rooftop Players

Thailand’s latest Power Development Plan states that the country aims to draw 35% of its energy from non-fossil fuels by 2037. One of the most promising clean segments is solar rooftop, where several foreign players are investing in key projects. One of these is...
Thailand Spearheads 5G Developments in the Region

Thailand Spearheads 5G Developments in the Region

Thailand just announced that its Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) will become the first special economic region in South East Asia to offer 5G telecommunications services. The EEC, a 13,000-square kilometer hub, is already the base of some of the largest global...
Thailand to Construct New Deep Seaport in Rayong

Thailand to Construct New Deep Seaport in Rayong

In June 2021, the Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand (IEAT) announced its intention to commence the construction of the third phase of Map Ta Phut deep seaport in Rayong. The current facilities in the port have reached their full potential. Therefore, IEAT has...
US Company Enters the Thai Genomics Market

US Company Enters the Thai Genomics Market

American multinational technology company NVIDIA just announced the installation of an NVIDIA DGX™ A100 system and NVIDIA Clara Parabricks sequencing analysis software at the National Biobank of Thailand. The aim is to accelerate genomic sequencing as part of the...
700 New 7-Eleven Stores Planned in Thailand

700 New 7-Eleven Stores Planned in Thailand

In June 2021, Thai operator of 7-Eleven convenience stores CP All announced that it will expand its 7-Eleven store network with 700 new outlets by the end of the year. According to Bangkok Post, the company will invest around USD 380 million for its expansion plan....