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  • Business News

    Lay’s chips in: PepsiCo to grow revenue by 15% for Thai farmers

    Pepsi-Cola (Thai) Trading Co (PepsiCo), the producer and distributor of Lay’s potato chips, has intensified efforts to boost agricultural productivity among its 5,800 contract farmers, aiming to increase revenue by 15% for 35% of these farmers by 2030. General Manager of Indochina Foods and Chief Commercial Officer for Asia-Pacific, Sudipto Mozumdar highlighted the challenges posed by climate change and rising…

  • Thailand News

    PM Srettha sees a revenue-boosting recipe for Q4

    Thailand’s government is exploring strategies to enhance state revenue, with Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin expressing optimism about economic improvement in the fourth quarter. The Bangkok-born PM convened a meeting yesterday with Finance Minister Pichai Chunhavajira, Deputy Finance Minister Julapun Amornvivat, and representatives from key revenue collection agencies, including the Excise Department, the Customs Department, and the Revenue Department, to discuss…

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    Thai tourism revenue to hit 3 trillion baht, misses target

    Thai tourism revenue is projected to reach 3 trillion baht this year, falling short of the government’s target of 3.5 trillion baht due to economic challenges in key markets, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) reported. As of today, Thailand has seen 14.9 million foreign arrivals, generating 709 billion baht (US$19.4 billion). This figure represents roughly 30% of the international…

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    Thailand eggs on dino-mite park proposal for roaring revenue

    The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) proposed hatching a dinosaur-themed park in Khon Kaen to give tourism a Jurassic boost and bone-rattling revenue for the northeastern region. Seksan Sripraiwa, director of the Khon Kaen TAT office, urged the government to team up with the private sector to make this dino-mite project a reality, citing the region’s geological significance, including the…

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    Thailand targets 465 billion baht in central region tourism revenue

    The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is set to promote the central region with new flight connections to the south and northeast, aiming to generate 465 billion baht in tourism revenue this year. Following a mobile cabinet meeting in Phetchaburi province, Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin directed TAT to boost tourism in Suphan Buri, Kanchanaburi, Ratchaburi, and Phetchaburi. The initiative will…

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    MNEs taxed to curb profit sharing, 12 billion baht revenue expected

    The Revenue Department anticipates the implementation of draft legislation aimed at taxing multinational enterprises (MNEs) to curb profit shifting to low-tax jurisdictions by 2025. This move is expected to enhance tax revenue by 12 billion baht annually. Director-General Kulaya Tantitemit revealed that the draft legislation incorporates the Top-up Tax Act, which aligns with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s…

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    Thai AirAsia’s first quarter: Revenue skyrockets yet net loss stings

    Asia Aviation PLC (AAV), the powerhouse behind Thai AirAsia Co. Ltd (TAA), unveiled a tale of contrasting fortunes in its first-quarter performance of 2024. Revenue rocketed by an impressive 52%, hitting 13,793.7 million baht, while positive earnings before taxes soared by 78% to 3,094.2 million baht. But amidst the celebratory air, a storm brewed as the company recorded a staggering…

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    Central Retail reports 6% revenue boost to 67.3 billion baht

    Central Retail Corporation‘s first quarter earnings report revealed a robust performance, with a 6% revenue increase to 67.3 billion baht (US$1.84 billion). Significantly, the company’s net profit jumped by 14% to 2.52 billion baht (US$ 70 million) compared to the same period last year. Under the leadership of Yol Phokasub, the company has seen a notable shift towards omni-channel retailing,…

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    Bangkok Airways anticipates 20% revenue growth

    A projected 20% growth in passenger revenue is on the horizon for Bangkok Airways this year as the company shifts its pricing strategy in response to a resurgence in demand. The airline’s forward bookings for the Songkran festival and the second quarter are looking strong. Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth, the airline’s president, voiced optimism about the Thai aviation industry’s recovery from last…

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    Thailand targets diverse travel groups to boost tourism revenue

    Thailand‘s aim of generating 3.5 trillion baht (US$97 billion) in tourism revenue this year requires a broader appeal beyond just leisure travellers to be competitive with other destinations, as per Dusit International. Suphajee Suthumpun, the CEO of Dusit Group, pointed out that while the new visa-free scheme is likely to ease travel, it alone would not suffice to boost revenue.…

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    Songkran festival projected to generate 24.4 billion baht in revenue

    The Songkran festival, one of Thailand’s most anticipated events, is projected to yield an impressive 24.4 billion baht (US$682 million) in revenue. This figure is a result of an estimated 510,000 international visitors and 4.29 million domestic trips, as stated by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT). In a bid to attract more international tourists, the government unveiled plans for…

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    Government revenue falls short due to dip in oil taxes

    There’s been a shortfall in the government’s revenue collection for the first four months of the 2024 fiscal year, largely due to a sharp drop in oil taxes. This data was disclosed by the Fiscal Policy Office (FPO) director-general, Pornchai Thiraveja, who highlighted that the government’s net revenue for the period of October 2023 to January 2024 was 824 billion…

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    Samsung aims for 20% revenue rise with enterprise-focused mobile devices

    Samsung is set to enhance its footprint in the corporate user base by unveiling an array of smart devices and solutions. The technology giant anticipates a 20% rise in revenue from mobile devices specifically tailored for the enterprise market this year, revealed Panupat Kasemsuk, the head of B2B mobile experience at Thai Samsung Electronics Co. Panupat highlighted that business customers…

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    Centel posts impressive Q4 results with 9% revenue increase

    Central Plaza Hotel Plc (Centel), known for operating Centara Hotels and Resorts, posted an impressive financial performance for the fourth quarter of 2023, with a total revenue of 6.02 billion baht marking a 9% increase year-on-year. The company’s yearly revenue for 2023 was also positive, amounting to 22.5 billion baht. This represented a significant growth of 24% or a revenue…

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    Thai government’s revenue collection could fall short in 2024

    Deputy Finance Minister Krisada Chinavicharana expressed concerns that the government’s revenue collection for fiscal 2024 might not surpass the target, unlike the 174 billion baht (US$4.8 billion) surplus witnessed the previous year. This was announced at the Outstanding Revolving Fund Award event held yesterday. The government has projected an expenditure budget of 3.48 trillion baht (US$96 billion) for fiscal 2024,…

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    Krabi national park makes astonishing revenue in tourism boom

    In less than four months, Hat Noppharat Thara–Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park in Krabi has become a gold mine, pulling in nearly 300,000,000 baht in entry fees from over 126,000 tourists. This meteoric rise in revenue dwarfs the previous fiscal year’s earnings, ringing in at 276 million baht. National park chief Yutthaphong Damsrisuk noted that the park has witnessed…

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    Thailand revenue dept rectifies glitch in My Tax Account system

    A glitch in the My Tax Account system of Thailand’s Revenue Department has been promptly rectified, with department authorities confirming that the issue was not triggered by a security violation. This affirmation comes after several taxpayers discovered the addition of two unexplained income entries on the My Tax Account online platform, a part of the Revenue Department’s e-tax filing system.…

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    Revenue department develops data analytics to combat tax invoice fraud

    The Director-General of the Revenue Department, Kulaya Tantitemit, announced the development of a data analytics system aimed at helping entrepreneurs integrate into the tax payment system and fight against falsified tax invoices. This announcement was made during a press conference alongside the Economic Crime Suppression Division. Five gangs responsible for the production of fake value-added tax (VAT) invoices have been…

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    CRC projects 9-11% revenue growth driven by tourism boost

    Central Retail Corporation (CRC) is expecting revenue growth of 9-11% in 2024, with the primary drivers being a resurgence in tourism and increased consumption. However, concerns have been raised about a potential influx of inexpensive imported goods. Yol Phokasub, CRC’s chief executive, articulated that despite the sluggish economic growth, the overall spending confidence in Thailand remains above average for the…

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    Thailand’s Q1 2024 government revenue exceeds target by 0.3%

    The Fiscal Policy Office announced that government revenue collection for the initial quarter of fiscal 2024 surpassed its target by 0.3%, equating to 1.62 billion baht (US$45 million), according to the director-general, Pornchai Thiraveja. Pornchai, who also serves as a spokesperson for the Finance Ministry, disclosed that the government’s net revenue collection for the initial three-month period of fiscal 2024,…

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    TAT targets 7 billion baht tourism revenue surge for Ranong

    The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) aims to boost Ranong province’s tourism revenue to 7 billion baht (US$196 million) in the current year, a substantial rise from 6.72 billion baht (US$188 million) in the preceding year. The strategy is to increase the share of international tourists to 15% of total visitors, a significant recovery from the previous year’s slump. Ranong,…

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    Chinese new year holiday expected to boost Thailand’s tourism revenue

    Anticipated to reach a staggering 34.4 billion baht, spending during the Chinese New Year holiday is set to surge, with foreign travellers, primarily from Chinese-speaking nations, contributing 28.4 billion baht. The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) attributes this 29% year-on-year revenue growth, which spans from February 8 to 16, to the visa-free policy for Chinese and Taiwanese tourists. TAT Governor…

  • Tourism News

    Thailand aims for 40 million tourists and 3.5 trillion baht revenue

    The goal of 40 million international tourists and an ambitious revenue target of 3.5 trillion baht (US$ 98,348,390,000), as set by Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin, remains a tall order for this year, according to the Tourism and Sports Ministry. Still, the ministry plans to attract longer stays and increase spending through a range of measures, including soft power products, safety…

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    UBE pivots towards functional food sector for increased revenue

    Following its listing on the Stock Exchange of Thailand two years ago, Ubon Bio Ethanol Plc (UBE) is actively pursuing a shift in its corporate branding. The company, originally known for its ethanol business, is now focusing on the development of value-added products, primarily in the functional food sector. This new direction is expected to increase revenue and offer innovative…

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    National Telecom targets smart meter project amid anticipated revenue loss

    National Telecom (NT) is seeking to broaden its business horizons as it anticipates a revenue loss of 4 billion baht next year due to the termination of some contracts with private mobile phone operators. The state-owned enterprise is positioning itself to join the smart meter project run by the Metropolitan Electricity Authority (MEA) and Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA), by offering…

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    Thai e-commerce faces shake-up due to new revenue department mandate

    Thailand’s e-commerce industry is set for a shake-up following a recent decision by the Revenue Department to mandate digital platforms to report income earned from their online sellers. Analysts predict that this may result in a 10% reduction in the number of online shops on platforms, as some merchants may resist revealing their true earnings. The move is aimed at…

  • Tourism News

    Thailand’s tourism revenue surges by 44% as new year ushers in boom

    The start of the new year saw a significant boom in Thailand’s tourism sector, with a 44% spike in tourism-related revenue. The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) attributes this surge to the visa-free scheme and extended entertainment hours in select provinces. Thapanee Kiatphaiboon, the Governor of TAT, revealed that the country amassed a staggering 54.4 billion baht (US$1,588,321,152) from December…

  • Thailand News

    Thai Revenue Department mandates online platforms to submit trader income data from 2023

    The Thai Revenue Department has mandated online platforms to submit income data of online traders into the system, starting from the accounting period of January 1 in the upcoming year. The conditions were announced on today. Kulaya Tantitemit, the Director-General of the Revenue Department, announced on December 27, about income tax concerning the regulation for electronic platforms to prepare special…

  • Business News

    Thai firm energy absolute predicts 20% revenue growth by 2024 driven by EV demand

    Energy Absolute (EA), a developer and operator of renewable energy and electric vehicles (EVs) listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand, anticipates a minimum of 20% revenue growth by 2024. This increase, it suggests, will be primarily driven by the escalating demand for EVs in Thailand. The tourism sector’s recuperation and corporate demand for employee shuttle services are likely to…

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    Thailand’s tourism tango: TAT’s mixed bag predicts foreign tourist influx but warns of a 400 billion baht revenue remix

    The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) released a mixed bag of updates, hinting at a potential foreign tourist surge but cautioning about a colossal revenue shortfall of 400 billion baht. TAT Governor Thapanee Kiatphaibool revealed that Thailand hosted 25.8 million foreign tourists from January to November this year, inching close to the 27 million target. However, with the high season…