The American Chamber of Commerce in Thailand
The EEC Act, officially titled "the Eastern Special Development Zone Act" was enacted on May 10, 2018, published in the Royal Gazette on May 14, 2018, and came into effect on May 15, 2018.
The Thai government has proposed significant changes to its land and buildings tax act.
More than 70 companies applied for the awards, 60 companies met the rigorous qualification standards for recognition of their CSR activities, and three were selected as best in class
The World Bank Group's latest Doing Business report ranks Thailand in 26th place, up from 48th place, among 190 economies in the ease of doing business for small and medium enterprises around the world.
The NACC has issued a new guidelines called "Guidelines on Appropriate Internal Control Measures for Juristic Persons to Prevent Bribery of State Officials, Foreign Public Officials, and Agents of Public International Organizations"
AMCHAM Thailand hosted a reception to welcome the U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on September 27 and a breakfast discussion on September 28, 2017.
On July 20 AMCHAM Thailand organized a seminar on the new Excise Act and how reforms to the excise tax impact business. Deputy Minister of Finance, Wisudhi Srisuphan, delivered the keynote speech.
On July 1 the American community in Bangkok gathered at Bangkok Patana School to celebrate America's 241th birthday at AMCHAM's Independence Day Picnic.
On May 24, AMCHAM members gathered to hear Rapee Sucharitakul, Secretary-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and member of the State Enterprise Policy Committee.
On May 16, AMCHAM Thailand, in conjunction with the U.S.–ASEAN Business Council (USABC), hosted a luncheon briefing with Diane Farrell, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Asia at the U.S. Department of Commerce.