Tags : SMEs


About 20,000 SMEs close in first quarter of this year

About 20,000 small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs), mostly in the tourism sector, closed down during the first quarter of this year, due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Director of the Office of SMEs Promotion (OSMEP) Veerapong Malai said over the weekend that the closure of the SMEs during the first three months […]Read More

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Pracharat SME Clinic program launched in Chiang Mai

CHIANG MAI, 3rd June 2017 (NNT) – The Industry Ministry has launched the Pracharat SME Clinic project in the northern province of Chiang Mai to aid local businesses. Presiding over the launch was Industry Minister Uttama Savanayana. Initiated under the civil state approach called Pracharat, the SME Clinic project uses innovations and current technology to […]Read More


Shinawatra clan removed from SMEs Promotion Office

A member of the Shinawatra clan has been removed as deputy director of the Office of SMEs Promotion by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha, invoking Section 44 of the interim constitution. The prime minister told reporters on Friday the removal of Ms Panita Shinawatra was intended to improve the working efficiency of the office and to […]Read More


PM meets with Alibaba’s Jack Ma to discuss SMEs

BANGKOK, 11 October 2016 (NNT) – The Prime Minister allowed Alibaba founder and CEO Jack Ma to meet with him after the businessman spoke at the 2nd Asia Coordination Dialogue (ACD) in Bangkok. The Alibaba top executive paid a visit to Prime Minister Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha after taking part in the 2nd ACD’s business forum. […]Read More


Udon Thani organizing SMEs Expo Spring Up Thailand 2016

UDON THANI, 20 August 2016 (NNT) – Udon Thani Province is hosting the “SMEs Expo Spring Up Thailand 2016” with an aim to support and enhance small and medium enterprises. The opening ceremony was presided over by Udon Thani Governor Chayawut Chanthorn and attended by First Executive Vice President of Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) Vipon […]Read More


Online scams target SMEs, lonely women

Online scams by foreigners and their Thai accomplices continue to prey on small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and elderly, single women, the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) has warned. Nithit Phurikhup, director of the DSI’s Bureau of Technology and Cyber Crime, said on Monday that Thai and foreign fraudsters recently tricked at least 10 small […]Read More


‘Thailand Tech Show’ to kick off late this month to

BANGKOK, 4 February 2016 (NNT) – The Technology Management Center (TMC) will host the ‘Thailand Tech Show’ at Queen Sirikit Convention Center late this month to promote small and medium enterprises (SMEs). TMC Director Narong Sirilertworakul said the event is part of the government’s civil state policy, in which all sectors cooperate to promote national […]Read More


Banks to provide soft loans for SMEs

BANGKOK, 18 September 2015 (NNT) – Thai banks and financial institutions are set to provide low-interest soft loans for SME entrepreneurs with a budget of 100 billion baht. The President and CEO of the Government Savings Bank (GSB) Chatchai Payuhanaveechai has said that 19 banks and financial institutes in Thailand will be providing Soft Loan […]Read More