Thai Commerce Minister Says Country Will Double Trade With Myanmar in 5 Years

​​ Thailand and Myan­mar aim to double the value of trade between the two coun­tries in the next five years, Thailand’s minister of commerce has said. Speaking during a visit Myanmar, Apiradi Tantraporn said Myan­mar was a priority trade partner for Thailand. She was accompany­ing Thai Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatus­ripitak early this month on […]

Thailand Turns to Mekong Neighbors, Myanmar to Diversify Exports

Thai policy makers searching for ways to reverse a slump in exports may have found a solution close to home — a $170 billion market just over the border that’s growing by more than 6 percent a year. As shipments to China, Europe and the U.S. slow, Thailand’s government is crafting a strategy to deepen […]