Friday August 17, 2018 07:00

ECONOMIC GROWTH Press Releases

August 2018 Confidence Index up for the second month and in neutral territory for the fourth Stcoks—06 Aug 18

Paiboon Nalinthrangkurn, Chairman of the Federation of Thai Capital Market Organizations (FETCO), commented on the August 2018 FETCO Investor Confidence Index (ICI): "The Investor Confidence Index for the next three months was up for the second month

CSST Taps Planet for Daily Imagery to Spur Economic Growth in New Zealand IT—31 Jul 18

Planet , an integrated aerospace and data analytics company, and New Zealand's Centre for Space Science Technology (CSST) announce today a partnership to help drive regional economic growth by distributing Planet's daily, global Earth observation data

July 2018 Confidence Index rises for the first time in 5 months while remaining in neutral Stcoks—11 Jul 18

Paiboon Nalinthrangkurn, Chairman of the Federation of Thai Capital Market Organizations (FETCO), commented on the July 2018 FETCO Investor Confidence Index (ICI): "The Investor Confidence Index for the next three months rose for the first time in five

Mazda sales break 33,000 mark during first half of 2018 Annual target raised to 65,000 units due Automotive—09 Jul 18

Mazda Sales (Thailand) Co., Ltd. has announced a record-breaking performance during the first 6 months of 2018 with sales of 33,593 units, achieving growth of more than 41 per cent. Mazda's historic achievement is result of an improving Thai economy and

China (Shenzhen) Gifts Home Fair, Organized by Reed Huabo Exhibitions, will take place in October General—06 Jul 18

Many people know China as a major supplier of all kinds of products to the world. However, with rapid economic growth, China is now becoming a major consumer of the world's luxury products. Now that China is the second-largest economy in terms of

Photo Release: KResearch revises upward its 2018 economic growth forecast to 4.5 Stcoks—28 Jun 18

At KBank Phahon Yothin Building, Dr. Charl Kengchon (third from right), KResearch Managing Director, and other executives recently held a press conference to announce a newly revised economic growth forecast for 2018 at 4.5 percent, up over the 4.0

IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with Lebanon Stcoks—22 Jun 18

On May 11, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation [1] with Lebanon. Lebanon's economic growth remains low, estimated at about 1-1.5 percent in 2017 and 2018. The traditional drivers of

Ugandan Agriculture Must Commercialize to Drive Economic Growth and Reduce Stcoks—20 Jun 18

KAMPALA, June 19, 2018—The Government of Uganda and the World Bank today launched "Closing the potential performance divide in Ugandan agriculture" report that provides an unprecedented review of the structural context of Ugandan agriculture, its

Nez Perce County, ID COP Rating Raised To #AA-# From #A+# On Region#s Economic Stcoks—15 Jun 18

CENTENNIAL (S&P Global Ratings) June 14, 2018--S&P Global Ratings raised its underlying rating (SPUR) to 'AA-' from 'A+' on Nez Perce County, Idaho's outstanding certificates of participation (COPs). The outlook is stable. "The raised rating

Vietnams economic prospects improve further, with GDP projected to expand by 6.8 percent in Stcoks—15 Jun 18

Recent growth uptick driven by favorable domestic and external conditions may gradually moderate. Hanoi, June 14, 2018 - Vietnam's economic growth momentum remains robust and is accompanied by broad macroeconomic stability. According to Taking Stock,

Global Migration Can Be a Potent Tool in the Fight to End Poverty Across the WorldNew Stcoks—15 Jun 18

High-income destination countries could realize even bigger gains with efficient labor market policies WASHINGTON, June 14, 2018 – Global migration has lifted millions out of poverty and boosted economic growth, a new World Bank report finds. But

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Tunisia Stcoks—13 Jun 18

On March 23, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV Consultation with Tunisia. [1] Economic growth almost doubled to 1.9 percent in 2017, as confidence strengthened on the back of improved security and

Mazda responds to Thai governments regional investment hub plan with new global production Automotive—11 Jun 18

Continued popularity of Mazda vehicles in Thailand has enabled the brand to score a 48-per cent growth in May with sales of 5,881 units while year-to-date sales reached 26,886 units, reflecting Thailand's spectacular economic growth in 2018 Mr. Chanchai

Romania: IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation Stcoks—07 Jun 18

On June 4, 2018 the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation [1] with Romania. Romania recorded strong economic growth in 2017, with record low unemployment and an improving financial sector. Private

Global Economy to Expand by 3.1 percent in 2018, Slower Growth Seen Stcoks—06 Jun 18

WASHINGTON, June 5, 2018—Despite recent softening, global economic growth will remain robust at 3.1 percent in 2018 before slowing gradually over the next two years, as advanced-economy growth decelerates and the recovery in major

High Growth in Cambodia Expected to Continue: World Bank Stcoks—11 May 18

Phnom Penh, May 10, 2018 — Economic growth in Cambodia remains robust and is projected to accelerate slightly to 6.9 percent in 2018, compared with 6.8 percent in 2017, buoyed by a rebound in textile and apparel exports as well as tourism and

Thai listed firms report 5.61% sales growth in Q1/2018 Stcoks—22 May 18

- Total sales up 5.61 pct to THB 2.83 trillion, pushed up by higher oil prices and uptrend economic growth Companies listed on The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) reported a net profit at THB 286 billion (approx. USD 8.94 billion) for the first quarter

Russias Economic Recovery Continues, Modest Growth Ahead Stcoks—24 May 18

MOSCOW, May 23, 2018 – Russia's economic recovery continues, amidst relatively high oil prices, enhanced macroeconomic stability, gradual monetary loosening, and ongoing momentum in global economic growth, says the World Bank's latest Russia

EXIM Thailand Launches New Export Risk Hedging Service to Promote Thai Export to Cambodia, Lao PDR Stcoks—30 May 18

Mr. Pisit Serewiwattana, President of Export-Import Bank of Thailand (EXIM Thailand), revealed that Thai export to neighboring countries, i.e. Cambodia, Lao PDR and Myanmar (CLM) has expanded continually in line with their economic growth and increase in

IMF Reaches Staff Level Agreement on the Fourth Review under the Extended Credit Facility for the Stcoks—10 May 18

- Restoring peace and speeding the implementation of the development agenda are key to sustain the economic recovery and reduce poverty. - Economic growth is estimated at 4.3 percent in 2017 and projected at 5 percent in the medium term. - The IMF team

Countries in Europe and Central Asia Can Provide Better Opportunities and Services for Citizens by Stcoks—09 May 18

TBILISI – May 8, 2018 – With economic growth in Europe and Central Asia having peaked, following 2.7% growth in 2017 and a projection of 2.3% for 2018, countries in the region should take advantage of new digital technologies to innovate and

Israel: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation Stcoks—02 May 18

On April 30, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation [1] with Israel, and considered and endorsed the staff appraisal without a meeting. [2] Israel is enjoying strong economic growth, at

Economic Growth in Africa Rebounds, But Not Fast Enough Stcoks—19 Apr 18

WASHINGTON, April 18, 2018 ? Sub-Saharan Africa's growth is projected to reach 3.1 percent in 2018, and to average 3.6 percent in 2019–20, says Africa's Pulse, a bi-annual analysis of the state of African economies conducted by the World Bank,

Economic Growth of Ukraine Depends on Completing Pending Reforms Quickly Stcoks—11 Apr 18

Kyiv, April 10, 2018 – Ukraine's economy grew by 2.5 percent in 2017, the second year of modest growth, according to the World Bank's latest Ukraine Economic Update. Growth in manufacturing, services, and construction was robust, but weaknesses in

Photo Release: KResearchs 2018 Economic Forecast Stcoks—29 Mar 18

Recently, at KBank Phahon Yothin Building, Dr. Charl Kengchon (3rd from right), Managing Director of KASIKORN RESEARCH CENTER, and other executives, held a press conference on 2018 economic forecast. Thailand's economic growth is estimated at 4.0

Agriculture Remains Key to Somalias Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction Stcoks—29 Mar 18

MOGADISHU, March 28, 2018—The World Bank and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) released today a new joint report titled, Rebuilding Resilient and Sustainable Agriculture in Somalia, outlining the challenges and opportunities for Somalia's