Thailand’s Gold and Jewellery Exports Rise Nearly 30%

Thailand’s Gold and Jewellery Exports Rise Nearly 30%

The export value of gems and jewellery grew by 29.3% in the past seven months despite unfavourable trading terms with the rising baht. The Gem and Jewellery Institute of Thailand director, Duangkamol Jiambutr, puts the value of exports from January to July at US$9...
Rice Traders Blame Strength of Thai baht for Hurting Exports

Rice Traders Blame Strength of Thai baht for Hurting Exports

The president of the Thai Rice Exporters Association, Charoen Laothamtas, is concerned that the strong Thai baht is having a negative impact on rice exports. He notes that the baht has risen about 6% against the US dollar since January, whereas the Vietnam dong has...