Tuesday October 23, 2018 02:05

ECONOMIC GROWTH Press Releases

EXIM Thailand Finances Bangkok Airways Acquisition of Aircraft to Serve Route Expansion and Economic Growth in Asia Stcoks—26 Sep 18

Mr. Pisit Serewiwattana, President of Export-Import Bank of Thailand (EXIM Thailand), and Mr. Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth, President of Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited, signed a financial facility agreement at Bangkok Airways' Head Office on

Focus on China-CEE Cooperation During Prague Leg of CEIBS Europe Forum Stcoks—26 Sep 18

PRAGUE--26 Sep--PRNewswire/InfoQuest

The historic Prague Castle was the venue for a frank and fruitful discussion on how China and the countries of Central and Eastern Europe can work together to drive mutual economic growth. Attended by about 200 participants, the event saw keynote speeches from China's new Ambassador to the Czech Republic, H.E. Jianmin Zhang; Governor of Czech National Bank, Mr. Jiri Rusnok; President of the New Silk Road Institute Prague and Adviser to the President of the Czech Republic, Mr. Jan Kohout; CEIBS President, Professor Li Mingjun; and CEIBS Professor of Economics and Finance, Xu Bin. It was co-organised by China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) and the New Silk Road Institute Prague.

In his first official speech as China's Ambassador to the Czech Republic, H.E Jianmin Zhang spoke of the need for both countries to work together, especially with the rise of unilateralism and protectionism in some parts of the world. "The trade war has led to tensions in economic and trade relations among the big powers and the uncertainties have increased. China has always adhered to the principles of multilateral trading system and free trade… We will open up even further to the outside world," he said. He noted that Sino-Czech relations have been "developing well" with data showing that two-way investment is

Investor Confidence Index for September 2018 up for third consecutive month, staying in neutral Stcoks—10 Sep 18

"Investor Confidence Index for September 2018 up for third consecutive month, staying in neutral zone for fifth month. Domestic economic growth buoys investor confidence while international trade barriers and capital flows negatively impact investor

Public Debt Outstanding Report as of July 31, 2018 General—06 Sep 18

Public Debt to GDP as of July 31, 2018 was at 40.88% of GDP. The Government borrowed to boost the economy and lay the foundations for long-term economic growth, which included the disbursement for public infrastructure investment projects, such as, Mass

Thai listed securities post H1 net profits up 7.6 pct to THB 551 bln Stcoks—22 Aug 18

- H1 total sales up 9 pct to THB 5.9 trillion, propelled by higher oil price and improved economic growth. Securities listed on The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) delivered an aggregate net profit of THB 551 billion (approx. USD 16.7 billion) for

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