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Mar. 22 '04 - Thai shrimp exports to the United States will drop by half this year if anti-dumping duties take effect, according to a local exporter...To read the entire article please click here.

Mar. 15 '04 - Thailand and the United States have signed in Bangkok a memorandum of intent (MOI) for provision of a terrorist interdiction programme border control system...To read the entire article please click here.

Mar. 12 '04 - Thailand yesterday became one of the first countries to sign an accord with the US to set up a computerised system that scans records of travellers to track suspected terrorists passing through the country...To read the entire article please click here.

Mar. 4 '04 - Thai government officials can only watch helplessly from the sidelines following the US International Trade Commission's recent ruling which opened the door for the imposition of anti-dumping tariffs on shrimp imported from Thailand, said a legal firm retained by Thai shrimp exporters to contest the US action...To read the entire article please click here.

Mar. 3 '04 - Thai shrimp exports to the United States have surged as exporters step up shipments before March 5, the date when anti-dumping duties could potentially come into effect if the US government rules that punitive tariffs must be charged...To read the entire article please click here.

Feb. 26 '04 - With the US dollar still on a downward path due to structural economic problems in the United States, policymakers will increasingly face challenges on how to boost the country's competitiveness to ensure sustainable long-term growth...To read the entire article please click here.

Feb. 19 '04 - Shrimp exports to the United States are expected to drop by 20-30 per cent after the US International Trade Commission (USITC) imposed anti-dumping duties on shrimp from Thailand and other five exporting countries...To read the entire article please click here.

Feb. 19 '04 - The United State Agency for International Development (USAID) would use Thailand as a base to reach out its economic assistance to cover Burma, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia and China...To read the entire article please click here.

Jan. 21 '04 - The United States wants to see Thailand take more serious action in clamping down on piracy before starting talks on a bilateral free trade area. Barbara Weisel, assistant to the US Trade Representative, told Thai officials in a recent teleconference that Washington was still concerned about illegal production and exports of music and movies on compact discs in Thailand... To read the entire article please click here


Press Releases

Nov. 19, '03 — In line with President George W. Bush's formal announcement of his intention to launch negotiations for a comprehensive free trade agreement (FTA) with Thailand last month, a new website providing information about the agreement and its developments has been launched. ... For the full version of the press release please click here.

Oct. 16 '03 - A US-Thailand Free Trade Agreement (FTA) will benefit both countries and allow greater bilateral trade and increased foreign investment in Thailand according to a study by the leading Thai economic think tank, the Thailand Development and Research Institute (TDRI) released today in Bangkok. The study was commissioned and sponsored by the Thailand-U.S. Business Council (TUSBC), the American Chamber of Commerce in Thailand (AMCHAM), and the US-ASEAN Business Council... For the full version of the press release please click here

 

 
 
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