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  • Business News

    Thailand’s business confidence drops amid wage hike concerns

    Business confidence in Thailand took a hit as the Thai Industries Sentiment Index (TISI) dropped in April, reflecting entrepreneurs’ concerns over a slew of economic pressures, including a proposed daily minimum wage increase. The TISI, a measure of the mood in the industrial sector, registered at 90.3 points, a decrease from the 92.4 points recorded in March, as reported by…

  • Business News

    Consumer confidence hits 47-month high amid economic recovery

    January saw a significant rise in consumer confidence, reaching the highest level in 47 months due to the ongoing economic recovery, according to a statement by Fiscal Policy Office (FPO) Director-General Pornchai Thiraveja. The consumer confidence index marked its sixth consecutive month of growth, reaching 62.9, a slight increase from 62.0 in December. This growth is indicative of improved domestic…

  • Business News

    Thailand consumer confidence sails higher, defying global economic waves

    Following a more stable political climate, consumer confidence in Thailand increased for the second consecutive month in September, notwithstanding global economic uncertainties. The consumer confidence index, as reported by the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (UTCC), rose to 58.7 in September from 56.9 in August, and 55.6 in July. UTCC President, Thanavath Phonvichai, attributed this boost in confidence…

  • Tourism News

    Thailand’s tourism confidence slides amidst global economy concerns

    The second quarter of this year saw the Tourism Confidence Index remaining subdued, sliding from the previous quarter. The contributor to this drop was a blend of Thailand‘s low season and decreased earnings from tourism. The president of the Tourism Council of Thailand (TCT), Chamnan Srisawat, announced that the second quarter’s score was two points lower than the prior quarter…