Thailand Retail Articles & Analysis

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How would you assess the rate of domestic demand recovery for key industrial products?

Despite considerable geopolitical volatility, Thailand’s economy remains well diversified, stable and poised for expansion in 2017.

A gradual recovery of the Thai economy should spur greater activity in the country’s retail sector, though it will take time for the market to regain momentum, with consumer sentiment still cool and the sector exposed to domestic and international headwinds.

 

How resilient has the Thai retail segment been to the recent economic slowdown, and what is the outlook for retail demand in the medium term?

 

Pursuing a strategy of differentiation from its regional peers, Thailand’s industrial sector has preferred to target higher value-added industries over bulk unprocessed exports. The country’s relatively well developed infrastructure in terms of power, water, communication, transportation and logistics is well suited for more technical...

 

Lost in the competitive shuffle of modern manufacturing industries peddling all manner of contemporary wares from hard drives to canned tuna, one of civilisation’s oldest professions continues to thrive in Thailand – the gems and jewellery trade. Thailand has centuries of experience in the industry under its belt and has cultivated an...