UTCC revealed SMEs Competition Index Q3/2018 increasing. SME Development Bank cheers up knowledge with funding for business protection


Economic and Business Forecasting Center Thai Chamber of Commerce (TAMC) and SME Development Bank (SME Bank) announce the SMEs Business Situation Index and the Competitiveness Index of SMEs in Q3 / 2008 from 1,255 samples nationwide The three indicators are: 1. SMEs Situation Index 2. SMEs Competency Index and 3. Sustainability Index for SMEs. Competitiveness Index of SMEs (SMEs Competitiveness Index)


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Saowanee Thairungroong, President of the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce, said that the business situation in the third quarter of this year was 43.2, down 0.1 points from the previous quarter (2/2016). To 42.3


However, when comparing the business situation index in the customer segment. The non-bank clients’ indices were down 0.9 points from 38.8 to 37.9, with the group of non-clients. The business situation index increased 0.5 point from 48.3 to 48.8.


The Business Performance Index (QoQ) of Q3 / 2007 was at 50.3, up 0.1 percentage points from the previous quarter. In the fourth quarter of this year, it is expected to increase to 50.5%. In comparison with the non-MLA group, the non-MLR group Down 1.1 points from 44.3 to 43.2, while the group of clients increased 1.1 points from 56.8 to 57.9.


The business sustainability index for the third quarter of this year was 53.1, up 1.1 points from the previous quarter. In the fourth quarter of the year, it is expected to fall to 52.6. In comparison with non-MLB clients, non-MLR 0.3 points from level 46.0 to level 45.7, while the group of bank clients increased 0.7 points from 58.7 to 59.4.


Asst. Prof. Dr. Thanawat Boonwichai Vice President for Academic Affairs and Research And director of the Center for Economic and Business Forecasting. University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce He added that the three indexes leading to the competitiveness index in the third quarter of 2016 was at 48.6, up 0.1 points compared with the previous quarter. This is a gradual increase from the third quarter of the year. It is expected to increase to 48.8 in the fourth quarter.

When compared to non-MLR clients, the non-CBI index dropped 0.7 point from 43.0. At 42.3. Against the benchmark, the benchmark index increased 0.8 points from 54.6 to 55.4.


Mr. Mongkol Leeltham, Managing Director, added that the survey of SME entrepreneurs who are customers of the SME. The business situation index Business Performance Index Sustainability Index of Business And the competitiveness index. This is a very good example of how a company is not a bank. Support for SMEs Need to educate to upgrade the business such as accounting, business planning, marketing and standardization of goods, etc., along with the funding. This will allow the entrepreneur to have more immunity, to be able to run a strong business.


In the past, the Bank has been upgrading its competency to continue its customer base. Develop product standards Link Business Matchmaking Online marketing support Tend to expand the offline market. In addition, the process of bringing access to capital and knowledge is comfortable. Through the “SME D Bank” platform, applicants apply online for instant access anytime, anywhere. Then the mobile service officer “Horse carriages. Thai SMEs urgently need to visit “to meet to check the real business. Allows operators. In small communities. It is easier to access the bank’s special interest rate loans. In addition, the SME D Bank platform brings together a full range of business-enhancing tools. Entrepreneurs can learn and work on their own. When the knowledge of doing business better. It will send to the competitiveness of the business as well.



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