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Thammasat University authorized to import Vaccines

BANGKOK (NNT) – Thammasat University has officially become the latest government entity authorized to import medicines related to COVID-19 prevention and treatment, including vaccines, as announced on the Government Gazette. The announcement effectively provides a new official channel to import COVID-19 vaccines into Thailand to manufacturers that are currently dealing with government entities only. The […]Read More

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Destruction for seized cars

The Customs Department plans to destroy seized luxury cars that have broken down to prevent importers who smuggled them from buying them back at cheap prices, says the department head. Importers always remove some devices from smuggled cars to make engines malfunction, letting customs officials impound the cars before sending representatives to bid on them […]Read More

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Import of plastic scraps for recycling to be banned in

The electronic trash and plastic scraps management committee of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has decided to set the import quota of plastic scraps for recycling industry at 70,000 tonnes next year, to be reduced to 40,000 tonnes in 2020 and with a total ban in 2021. Natural Resources and Environment Minister Surasak […]Read More

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Thai swine raisers call for Government’s ban of US pork

Thailand’s Thai Swine Raisers Association yesterday (July 13) officially asked the Government to stop any attempt by the United States to pressure Thailand to open its market for US pork imports reasoning that it will adversely hurt the country’s pig farming industry with market value of over 100 million baht a year. The association said […]Read More

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US not banning import of goods from Thailand: Commerce Ministry

BANGKOK, July 4 – Thailand’s Commerce Ministry has affirmed that the US has not banned the import of goods from Thailand after the US State Department’s downgrading of Thailand to Tier 3 in its 2014 “Trafficking in Persons” report. Ministry of Commerce spokesperson Boonyarit Kalayanamit said that rumours of the ban has caused worries among […]Read More

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Thailand bans the importation of used vehicles

Thailand’s cabinet yesterday approved the Transport Ministry’s proposal to ban import and registration of second-hand vehicles. Four types of vehicles are targeted by the ban: motorcycles, sedans, pick-ups and vehicles that carry more than seven passengers. The ban also aims to prevent or minimise the smuggling of parts used to assemble vehicles that cab then […]Read More

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Thailand to import food, drinking water to ease shortage

BANGKOK, Oct 25 – The Thai government on Tuesday approved a plan to import food and drinking water to ease current and anticipated shortages following the worst flood in the nation’s history, according to Permanent-Secretary for Commerce Yanyong Phuangrach. The shortages have occurred after the flood hit factories in seven industrial estates, leaving them submerged, […]Read More