Thailand

Thailand’s Top Five Family-Owned Businesses: Future Beyond the Decades in Thailand

October 31, 2018 | by Phutaneth Lohsakul & Naowarat Ungsirikul - Global Research and Analysis Team

Some of Thailand’s largest businesses are owned privately by single families over generations. The current five richest families in Thailand continue to derive their wealth from thei...

China’s One Belt One Road Projects in ASEAN

October 24, 2018 | by Phutaneth Lohsakul & Naowarat Ungsirikul - Global Research and Analysis Team

ASEAN Members Require USD 2.8 Trillion to Meet Infrastructure Investment Needs in 2016 - 2030  The ASEAN Master Plan on Connectivity 2025 was adopted in September 20...

Thailand’s Expanding B2C E-Commerce: Who Will Benefit Amidst Intense Competition from Social Commerce

July 4, 2018 | by Phutaneth Lohsakul & Naowarat Ungsirikul - Global Research and Analysis Team

 Thailand’s B2C e-commerce market was the largest in ASEAN in 2016, valued at around THB 703 billion (USD 19.6 billion), 12.0% higher than the second-largest, Malaysia's. During 2012...

Intra-ASEAN Trade Analysis

June 19, 2018 | by Phutaneth Lohsakul & Naowarat Ungsirikul - Global Research and Analysis Team

 The Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) comprises 10 members: Brunei, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. The diverse cultu...

ASEAN Macroeconomic Trends: Indonesia Warns Against USA-China Trade War

May 22, 2018 | by Phutaneth Lohsakul & Naowarat Ungsirikul - Global Research and Analysis Team

 Indonesia: Bank Indonesia Warns Against “USA-China Trade War”  Bank Indonesia (BI) held its regular Board of Governor’s Meeting, and on 19 April, it decided to keep...

Thai Billionaires vs Korean Chaebols: the Battle for Vietnamese Consumers

May 7, 2018 | by Phutaneth Lohsakul & Naowarat Ungsirikul - Global Research and Analysis Team

 Given the recent massive USD 4.8 billion acquisition of 54% of Saigon Beer Alcohol Beverage Corporation (SABECO) by the Thai billionaire Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi, the Vietnam’s con...

Malaysia Continues to Exhibit High Growth; Low Inflation Rates in Thailand and Singapore Call for Attention

March 19, 2018 | by Phutaneth Lohsakul & Naowarat Ungsirikul - Global Research and Analysis Team

 Key Focus for February  In February, Indonesia, Thailand, and Malaysia released their 4Q 2017 GDP statistics, while Singapore announced revised figures for the same...

Malaysia Raises Policy Interest Rate to Avoid an Overheated Economy; The Philippines Maintains Strong Growth

February 26, 2018 | by Phutaneth Lohsakul & Naowarat Ungsirikul - Global Research and Analysis Team

 Indonesia: Additional Measures Taken to Alleviate Economy by Raising Cash-Deposit Ratio  Indonesia’s Bank Indonesia (BI) held its Board of Governor’s Meeting, where...

ASEAN Region M&A Review

February 9, 2018 | by Phutaneth Lohsakul & Naowarat Ungsirikul - Global Research and Analysis Team

  The ASEAN region started losing its M&A momentum to the USA and Europe in 2011. M&A transaction volumes in ASEAN as a percentage of the global aggregate fell to 5.2% ...

ASEAN Macroeconomic Trends: Singapore’s Growth Rate Exceeds 3% for the First Time in Three Years; Thailand’s Economic Recovery Seen in Household Sector

February 2, 2018 | by Phutaneth Lohsakul & Naowarat Ungsirikul - Global Research and Analysis Team

Indonesia: Experienced Second Trade Deficit for 2017  Indonesia’s balance of trade for December 2017 was announced at a deficit of USD 300 million, though the balanc...

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