BUSINESS CONTINUES DURING COVID 19
INFORMATION ABOUT GOVERNMENT MEASURES IN SUPPORT OF ON-GOING BUSINESS AND THE THAI ECONOMY
As a service to members, EABC provides information about government support, kept up-to-date as best we can in a fast changing policy environment. EABC will also provide members’ recommendations on changes to these support and relief measures, in order that they may best meet objectives. Please do be in touch with us at [email protected] with any concerns about coverage, or recommendations you may have.
The Thai Cabinet approved these relief measures for Thai companies to support the economy during COVID-19 crisis on 10 March and 24 March 2020. Further measures has been announced by various Ministries.
On March 25, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha declared a State of Emergency, effective March 26, in order to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Thailand. An Emergency Decree made in 2005 was relied on to call this State of Emergency. This gives the Prime Minister’s Office various powers including powers to exercise authorities under various laws, which are currently held by senior officers in various agencies.
Remark: We have used the numbering system in the original Thai version issued by government, to avoid possible confusion. Please do be in touch with us at [email protected] with any concerns about coverage, or recommendations you may have.