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Thailand prohibits Myanmar drivers from entering at border

Thailand prohibits Myanmar drivers from entering at border

20th September 2020 – Only Thai or Myanmar drivers living in Thailand will be allowed to cross the border. “Trucks and drivers from Thailand will be allowed to enter. If the vehicle and driver are from Tachileik on the Myanmar side, the driver has to switch shifts with a Thai driver before the vehicle is allowed to pass into Thailand. Myanmar residents are not allowed to pass the border,”...

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Thai Customs Department Eases Certificate of Origin Submission Requirements

On April 16, 2020, the director general of the Thai Customs Department issued Notification No. 81/2563, which introduces new customs measures intended to facilitate the operations of importers during the COVID-19 pandemic. The new notification replaces and expands on a previous one (Notification No. 47/2563), issued in March 2020, which allowed importers of goods from China to submit photocopies of certificates of origin in certain circumstances, rather than originals,...

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D.T.I. still hopes to get Thailand to heed W.T.O. ruling on cigarettes

D.T.I. still hopes to get Thailand to heed W.T.O. ruling on cigarettes

By Samuel P. Medenilla Dec 5 2019 / Business Mirror THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) on Wednesday announced it will be making a last-ditch effort this month to persuade Thailand, to recognize the World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling invalidating Thai customs and fiscal measures on cigarettes from Manila. Trade Secretary Ramon M. Lopez said he will personally write a letter this month to his Thai counterpart ,hoping this will convince...

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Thailand: Entering The Lao Import-Export Market As A Registered Foreign Trader

Thailand: Entering The Lao Import-Export Market As A Registered Foreign Trader

By Tuchakorn Kitcharoen Dec 2 2019 / Mondaq Introduction Until recently, importation and exportation business in Lao PDR remains restrictive, particularly due to the existence of various trade barriers, including the requirement for foreign investor to incorporate locally with high registered capital. In order to resolve this issue, Lao PDR has introduced the process in which foreign trader may engage in importation and exportation activities without having to register...

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Trade, tech issues seen to shape Asean’s future

By Bernadette D. Nicolas Nov 7 2019 / BusinessMirror FIFTY-TWO years ago, the founding members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) fought the embers of communism across Asia. Today, Asean is confronting another “FIRe,” the so-called Fourth Industrial Revolution. The FIRe is being seen as a tool that Asean needs to comprehend, brace for and harmonize if its member-states want a stronger regional economic integration via the...

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Dachser Thailand well prepared for the ASEAN-China Free Trade Area (FTA)

Dachser Thailand well prepared for the ASEAN-China Free Trade Area (FTA)

Oct 31 2019 / /PR Newswire Asia BANGKOK, Oct. 31, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Thanks to its integrated, end-to-end solution set up and its global network, the logistics service provider is able to prepare its customers for changes in the upgraded FTA. During a customs clearance seminar in Thailand, the company presented its first own branded trucks for Thai streets. Since the upgraded ASEAN-China Free Trade Area (FTA) went into...

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Border town opens gateway to region

By Jing Yuxin Aug 6 2019 /China Daily Staff at the Friendship Pass in Pingxiang, a border city in the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, wake up daily to the noise of cargo trucks. Their rumbling engines are testimony to the booming trade between China and Vietnam. Busy with exports from South and West China, as well as imports from Southeast Asian countries like Vietnam and Thailand, trucks line up...

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BVC Logistics launches a new service, BVC WeddingSHIP

It is a unique service that is launched for the first time in India targeting the needs of the families of the bride and groom in a destination wedding By: Diamond World News Service|Apr 16 2019 9:09AM| BVC Logistics, the most trusted name in Diamond and Jewellery logistics has announced the launch of a new service,BVC WeddingSHIP. It is a unique service that is launched for the first time...

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AEC 2015 will have no immediate impact…. but is extremely important for ASEAN

Given the extensive and wildly enthusiastic press coverage which greeted AEC 2015, the economic cooperation agreement between the ten ASEAN nations which came into effect on Jan 1 2016, one could be forgiven for thinking that the skies across the region would by now be being criss-crossed by eager executives of the world’s largest companies, all ready to hammer out deals and get their seat at the ASEAN table....

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