Sunday August 18, 2019 22:45

THE BANK OF THAILAND Press Releases

LianLian Group as the first Chinese enterprise successfully obtaining the Thailand Payment Licence Stcoks—15 Aug 19

On August 12, LianLian Group announced that, its subsidiary company "LianLian Pay Electronic Payment (Thailand) LTD." had officially obtained the "Payment Facilitator License" and "Payment Service Provider License" issued by the Bank of Thailand (BOT).

15 Thai commercial banks to jointly formulate practical guidelines for responsible Stcoks—13 Aug 19

In collaboration with 15 commercial banks, the Bank of Thailand will establish guidelines for responsible lending as part of their sustainable business operation. Thai banks are encouraged to lend based on environmental, social and governance (ESG)

Standard Chartered Bank Expects Bank of Thailand to Keep Policy Rate Unchanged in New Governments Stcoks—30 Jul 19

Standard Chartered Bank expects the Bank of Thailand (BoT) to keep its policy rate unchanged at 1.75% for the rest of 2019 while the policies of the new government and passage of the fiscal year 2020 budget will be in focus. "Thailand will continue to

KBank to launch service for opening of K-eSavings Account on K customers to verify their identity Stcoks—25 Jul 19

KASIKORNBANK (KBank) will soon debut its service for opening a K-eSavings Account on K PLUS, which is now in the Bank of Thailand's regulatory sandbox. The service will allow tech-savvy customers to open a K-eSavings account anywhere, anytime, with no

Photo Release: KBank showcases financial innovation of the future Stcoks—18 Jul 19

Mr. Veerathai Santiprabhob (center), Governor of the Bank of Thailand, and Mr. Predee Daochai (third from left) , KBank President, opened the KBank booth in the Bangkok FinTech Fair 2019, which showcases financial service and lifestyle of the future.

Thailands blockchaintowards full-scale of e-Letter of Guarantee Stcoks—29 May 19

A total of 22 Thai banks and foreign-bank branches have joined hands to build a full network of electronic Letter of Guarantee (e-LG) on blockchain via BCI (Thailand) Co., Ltd. with support of the Bank of Thailand (BOT). The first of its kind in the

Photo Release: Thai and international organizations join forces to upgrade Thailands blockchain BCI Stcoks—29 May 19

At the Bank of Thailand, Dr. Veerathai Santiprabhob, Bank of Thailand Governor, and Mr. Predee Daochai, Chairman of Thai Bankers' Association and Chairman of the Board of Directors of BCI (Thailand) Co., Ltd., together with other executives of various

Photo Release: EXIM Thailand Holds FX Risk Management Phase 2 e-Learning To Promote FX Risk Stcoks—24 Apr 19

Mr. Chana Boonyachai (left), Executive Vice President of Export-Import Bank of Thailand (EXIM Thailand), recently took a group photo with Ms. Vachira Arromdee (center), Assistant Governor, Financial Markets Operations Group of the Bank of Thailand (BOT),

Photo Release: Debtors welcome the amendment of debt clinic criteria by Stcoks—23 Apr 18

Mrs. Ruchukorn Siriyodhin (second from left), Deputy Governor, Financial Institutions Stability, the Bank of Thailand, Mrs. Pongpen Ruengvirayudh (second from right), Chairman, Sukhumvit Asset Management Co., Ltd, Mr. Predee Daochai (left), Chairman,

Photo Release: KTC gives a warm welcome to the Governor of the Bank of Thailand at the Bangkok Stcoks—26 Mar 18

Mr. Veerathai Santiprabhob, (Center left) Governor of Bank of Thailand, presided over and visited KTC's booth under the "Cardless Lifestyle, Make Life More Convenient" concept at "Bangkok FinTech Fair 2018," with a warm welcome by Mr. Virach Paisitsavet,

SCB Takes Initiative to Tap E-Marketplace Recruits SF as First Partner to Sell Movie Tickets via Stcoks—06 Mar 18

"Siam Commercial Bank" (SCB) answers to the Bank of Thailand's policy and becomes the first to officially provide an e-Marketplace platform. Highlighting "Happy Transaction" concept, it aims to create good feelings for SCB EASY users. In launching this

SawasdeeShop Taking Its First Step in International Money Transfer Service Industry by Launching Stcoks—12 Feb 18

SawasdeeShop, a licensed telecom provider, is marking its first step into the international money transfer service industry by launching "DeeMoney," licensed by the Bank of Thailand. DeeMoney will be providing money transfer to more than 17 countries as

Photo Release: SCB promotes BOT policy by partnering with Sansiri to get rid of cross-bank bill Stcoks—28 Nov 17

Siam Commercial Bank is collaborating with Sansiri PCL to promote the Bank of Thailand's policy to expand business PromptPay through cross-bank bill payment service. Aiming to accommodate and offer special privileges for Sansiri customers, the service

Photo Release: Bangkok Bank gets green light from Bank of Thailand for nationwide QR Code payments Stcoks—15 Nov 17

Bangkok Bank Executive Vice President Prassanee Ouiyamaphan is pleased the bank has received approval from the Bank of Thailand to exit the regulatory sandbox and offer QR Code payments to the public, as the bank is ready to provide services in line with

Photo Release: SCB to secure beachhead in QR code payment with launch of #SCB EASY PAY Mae Manee Stcoks—09 Nov 17

SCB continues to oil the wheels of the national e-payment scheme as a vehicle destined for cashless society by bringing real-life experiences to people inregulatory sandbox of the Bank of Thailand (BoT). With today's launch of 'SCB EASY PAY – Mae

Photo Release: EXIM Thailand, Ministry of Industry, OSMEP, BOT and Thai Bankers Association Jointly Stcoks—03 Oct 17

Mr. Pisit Serewiwattana (4th right), President of Export-Import Bank of Thailand (EXIM Thailand), together with Dr. Veerathai Santiprabhob (4th left), Governor of the Bank of Thailand (BOT), Mr. Predee Daochai (3rd right), Chairman of The Thai Bankers'

Photo Release: Thai Bankers Association launches TB-CERT Stcoks—02 Oct 17

Mr. Veerathai Santipraphob, 2nd left, Governor of the Bank of Thailand, Mr. Predee Daochai, 2nd right, Chairman of the Thai Bankers' Association (TBA), Mrs. Surangkana Wayuparb, left, Executive Director of the Electronic Transactions Development Agency

THAILANDS ECONOMIC GROWTH SET TO ACCELERATE Stcoks—18 Sep 17

Solid growth in exports, combined with a gradual improvement in domestic demand, has prompted an upward revision of Thailand's economic outlook by the central bank. On July 5 the monetary policy committee of the Bank of Thailand (BOT) announced it was

Photo Release: SCB and TrueMoney expand public access to Thailand#s National e-payment system by Stcoks—15 Sep 17

Siam Commercial Bank in cooperative with TrueMoney Co., Ltd., an electronic payment service provider, to raise e-payment service standards to a higher level with the new "PromptPay Topup" feature.Responding to the Bank of Thailand's move to enhance

Photo Release: KBank cooperates in using standardized QR Code for payments Stcoks—05 Sep 17

At a press conference on cooperation to use standardized QR Code for payments held at the Bank of Thailand (BOT) recently, Mr. Veerathai Santiprabhob (third from right), BOT Governor, visited KBank's simulated store, which showcased K PLUS SHOP app - the

Thailands inaugural SOEs Bond e-Bidding : BAAC as a Pilot project Stcoks—07 Feb 17

Mr. Suwit Rojanavanich, Director General of the Public Debt Management Office, announced that the Ministry of Finance, Bank of Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives (BAAC) and the Bank of Thailand (BOT) will launch the SOEs electronic bidding

Bank of Thailand Watch Stability and development are themes for 2017 Stcoks—19 Dec 16

*The Bank of Thailand will likely keep its policy rate on hold on 21 December while any forecast changes will likely be inconsequential for the policy rate outlook *We lower our inflation forecasts for 2017 and 2018 given recent downward surprises and a

Bangkok Bank will distribute two commemorative banknotes on 9 November at branches Stcoks—04 Nov 16

Bangkok Bank will distribute two kinds of commemorative banknotes issued by the Bank of Thailand during the reign of King Rama IX. The bank has 165,000 60-baht commemorative banknotes issued on the auspicious occasion of the His Majesty King Bhumibol

Photo Release: SEC in cooperation with 7 partners launched the FinTech Challenge Stcoks—21 Oct 16

The SEC, in cooperation with the Bank of Thailand, the Office of Insurance Commission, the Stock Exchange of Thailand, Software Park Thailand, the National Innovation Agency, C Asean and the Thai FinTech Club, officially launched the FinTech Challenge

Siam Commercial Bank Appoints Arthid Nanthawithaya President and Chief Executive Stcoks—20 Jun 16

Siam Commercial Bank has announced the appointment of Arthid Nanthawithaya as the bank's new President and Chief Executive Officer. Approval of the appointment was granted by the Bank of Thailand, with an effective date of July 1, 2016. Dr. Vichit

Photo Release: Bangkok Bank provides commemorative banknotes Stcoks—09 Jun 16

Bangkok Bank has begun providing commemorative banknotes in honor of the 70th Anniversary Celebration of His Majesty's Accession to the Throne on 9 June, 2016. The Bank of Thailand has printed 20 million commemorative banknotes to celebrate this

Photo Release: The AIB Dinner Talk Series Stcoks—02 Jun 16

The AIB Dinner Talk Series featured Dr. Veerathai Santiprabhob, Governor of the Bank of Thailand (fifth left), as the key note speaker on the topic of "Monetary and Financial Sector Policy: The Road Ahead". The event was held recently at Chadra Ballroom

Thai Central Bank Oversight Positive for Policy Banks Stcoks—29 Apr 16

Fitch Ratings takes a positive view of regulatory developments under which the Bank of Thailand (BOT) will be given greater supervisory powers related to Specialised Financial Institutions (SFIs). Thailand's SFIs are state-controlled entities set up