Thailand

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U.S.-China Trade War Boosts Thai Lubes

Lube Report Asia - September 13, 2019

Thailands lubricant demand is expected to grow this year as the automobile manufacturing sector expands and foreign comp ...

Vehicle Sales Growth Forecast in ASEAN

Vehicle Sales Growth Forecast in ASEAN

Lube Report Asia - June 28, 2019

Vehicle sales across Southeast Asias big three markets - Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand - are projected to cross 3.9 m ...

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Thai Lube Base Expects Soft Market

Lube Report Asia - March 22, 2019

State-owned Thai Oil Group reported that profit for its base oil business slumped last year and that it expects the mark ...

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Thai Firms Team to Recycle Containers

Lube Report Asia - January 18, 2019

Bangchak Corp. and SCG Chemical Co. signed a memorandum of understanding last month to develop a lubricant packaging rec ...

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Thailands PTT Lubricants Revamps

Lube Report Asia - December 21, 2018

State-owned PTT Oil and Retail Business Co. is preparing for listing on The Stock Exchange of Thailand next year and exp ...

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Southeast Asia Shifts to Better Engine Oils

Lube Report Asia - July 6, 2018

Automotive engine oil demand in Southeast Asia is gradually shifting from obsolete grades to higher quality products, a ...

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Esso Thailand Expands Distribution Channels

Lube Report Asia - July 6, 2018

Esso (Thailand) Public Co. plans to increase its lubricant market share by expanding its motorcycle oil distribution ch ...

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Thailand Shell Expands Lubricant Business

Lube Report Asia - March 23, 2018

Shell Co. of Thailand plans to increase its number of automotive oil change outlets and significantly raise lubricant sa ...

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PTT Sets Up Storage Hub

Lube Report Asia - March 23, 2018

Thailands PTT Lubricants will set up a lube storage facility for its Asean market and look into acquisitions to grow its ...

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Valvoline Invests in Thailand

Lube Report Asia - March 9, 2018

Valvoline Inc. spent U.S. $16 million to acquire the remaining 30 percent share of its subsidiary in Thailand, making th ...

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Asia-Pacific Wary of Weather Impacts

Lube Report Asia - September 26, 2017

As in the United States, large storms and heavy rains have caused flooding and other disruptions throughout much of Asia ...

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JX Nippon Aims High in Thailand

Lube Report Asia - September 5, 2017

JX Nippon Oil & Energy plans to expand lubricants capacity and distribution channels in Thailand, Lube Report Asia learn ...

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Thailand to Exempt Process Oils Excise Tax

Lube Report Asia - July 4, 2017

Thailand will exempt most process oil-derived products from excise taxes later this year, according to government offici ...

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SE Asia Infrastructure Projects Abound

Lube Report Asia - June 20, 2017

Infrastructure construction is booming in Southeast Asia - particularly in Thailand and Vietnam - and new Asian lube sup ...

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ASEAN Lube Trade: Far From Free

Lube Report Asia - March 7, 2017

As the Association of Southeast Asia Nations moves to eliminate intra-regional tariffs by 2018, analysts say member coun ...

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SE Asias Auto Sales Up, Moto Sales Down

Lube Report Asia - February 14, 2017

Led by double-digit growth in Singapore, the Philippines and Vietnam, automobile sales in Southeast Asia increased 3 per ...

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Thai Lube, Continental Profits Dip, Panama’s Rise

Lube Report Asia - November 22, 2016

Net profits for Thai Lube Base fell 69 percent during the quarter ended Sept. 30, while Indias Continental Petroleums an ...

Asias Chemical Regulation Policies in Flux

Asias Chemical Regulation Policies in Flux

Lube Report Asia - November 1, 2016

Several countries in Asia are changing their approach to evaluating and restricting chemical substances, according to a ...