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Thailand on the verge of resuming FTA negotiations with the

Thailand aims to reach a document of mutual understanding this year to pave the way for negotiations of the long-awaited Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the European Union. Thailand’s Minister of Commerce, Jurin Laksanawisit, informed that this document will serve as a framework for negotiations that could begin in early 2022. Luckily @PirkkaTapiola and I […]Read More

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Turkey to pursue EU accession process: Deputy PM

Turkey will continue its efforts for EU membership despite all hurdles, the Turkish deputy prime minister said Sunday. Speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony of the Eyup Sultan Mosque complex in Strasbourg, France, Bekir Bozdag said, “Turkey will strengthen the EU, and gain strength after being granted full EU membership.” “We have been striving for this […]Read More

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‘Turkey gave up EU membership hope, seeking other partners’

Speculation Turkey has given up hope of joining the EU, means it is looking for assistance and friendship elsewhere in the region, with Russia being a key factor in the game, said Peter Schulze from the University of Goettingen. Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan met in Saint Petersburg on Tuesday […]Read More

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Euro crisis biggest risk to Thai economy

The chronic crisis in the Euro zone is cited as the biggest downside risk for the Thai economy, as this could destabilise global financial markets and the global economy, two key committees of Bank of Thailand said. In their first joint meeting, the Monetary Policy Committee and the Financial Institutions Policy Committee agreed that volatility […]Read More

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Thailand prepares to resume chicken meat export to EU

BANGKOK, 4 April 2012 (NNT) – The Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives of Thailand has tasked related agencies to manage the volume of chicken meat export to the European Union (EU) after the latter agreed to lift its ban on Thai poultry. Following the recent decision by the Directorate-General for Health and Consumers of the […]Read More

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Euro zone will break up, Bank of Thailand Governor predicts

Bank of Thailand Governor Prasarn Trairatvorakul envisions the eventual break-up of the euro zone. Much depends on the euro economies’ commitment to the handling of their structural problems and agreement to amend the Maastricht Treaty to embrace fiscal and labour integration, which are the kingpins of monetary integration. The United States went through this crisis […]Read More