Category Archives: technical information

New Crossborder Regulation in Thailand to Impact Cosmetic and Dietary Supplement Shipments

Crossborder Regulation in Thailand

New Crossborder Regulation in Thailand to Impact Cosmetic and Dietary Supplement Shipments Background – Can a Small Lovely Puppet Made in China Change the Regulatory Landscape in Thailand? By “vox populi,” the answer is yes. The commercial boom of the famous “Labubu,” sold in tens of thousands via cross-border trade from China, has caught the… [read more]

Unlocking Business Opportunities in Thailand: BOI Promotion in a Nutshell

BOI Promotion Thailand

Business in Thailand: a Guide to Obtaining BOI Promotion Thailand offers a wealth of opportunities for foreign investors, thanks in large part to the Board of Investment (BOI) promotions. These promotions provide a range of benefits designed to make Thailand a more attractive destination for businesses. At Siam Trade Development, we specialize in helping entrepreneurs… [read more]

VAT in Thailand in a nutshell

VAT in Thailand

VAT In Thailand: navigating the complexities of taxation laws is crucial for any business operating in Thailand. One such aspect is the Value Added Tax (VAT), which has been in effect in the country since 1992, replacing the previous Business Tax (BT) system. Understanding VAT in Thailand is essential for foreign investors looking to establish… [read more]

TISI License in Thailand

TISI LIcense in Thailand

HOW TO GET TISI LICENSE TO IMPORT INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTS IN THAILAND   TISI license to import industrial products in Thailand is a 4 steps process.   1 Submit the application to access the service through TISI e-license system (e-submission) for product testing and Quality Control system assessment. Request the authorization to import samples for testing… [read more]

Ingredients considered as novel food in Thai FDA

novel food in Thai FDA

Is my ingredient considered as novel food in Thai FDA? How can I evaluate it?   FIRST STEP: MAY MY INGREDIENT BE A NOVEL FOOD IN THAI FDA? The first step to identify a novel food in Thai FDA is to verify if this ingredient is included or not in the food ingredient database. Such… [read more]

New rules for limited company in Thailand

limited company in Thailand

New rules for limited company in Thailand New rules for limited company in Thailand: from March 2023, the Ministry of Commerce will reduce the minimum required shareholders for a Limited Company in Thailand from 3 to 2 shareholders. If confirmed, this will ease the formation of Thai Limited Company and its management. Background On 14… [read more]

Electromotive Drug Administration EMDA – Mitomycin in bladder cancer treatment: a prospective observational study

emda mitomycin in bladder cancer treatment

A prospective observational study on Electromotive Drug Administration (EMDA®- Mitomycin) in bladder cancer treatment is under process in a major Institute in Thailand in order to prove efficacy of EMDA, medical device produced by Physion Srl in Italy and distributed by Siam Trade Development in Thailand. The study is the prelude to a project of… [read more]

MEDICAL DEVICES RISK CLASSIFICATION THAI FDA

MEDICAL DEVICES RISK CLASSIFICATION in Thailand

MEDICAL DEVICES RISK CLASSIFICATION IN THAI FDA What is the classification of my medical device in Thailand? here’s the answer   Medical Devices risk classification are clearly stated in the official documentation issued in 2021, following the new regulations issued in 2021. Since then, we receive from new customers always the same question: what is… [read more]

THAI FDA Medical Device Classification – Risk based

Thai FDA Medical Device Classification

Thai FDA Medical Device Classification – Which class is my Medical Device in Thailand?   The New Announcement on Medical Device Regulation issued in 2021 transited the THAI FDA Medical Device Classification from Policy-based to Risk-based. Thai FDA categorizes Medical devices into 3 categories which are Licensed Medical Device, Notified Medical Device, and Listing. Doing… [read more]

Covid Test Registration in Thai FDA

Covid Test Registration in Thai FDA

Covid Test Registration in Thai FDA is mandatory to import any kind of Covid Test Kit (PCR/Antigen Test Kit, OTC test/self-test/professional test) in Thailand. The Procedure for Covid Test Registration in Thai FDA is divided in two macro-areas: Self Test – Over the Counter Covid test for professional use The updated list of already approved… [read more]

Market Access to Thailand: All You Have to Know on Dietary Supplements Regulation

Market Access to Thailand: All You Have to Know on Dietary Supplements Regulation

Dietary Supplements Regulation in Thailand: here we go again! After the success of the last webinar on Cosmetic Regulatory, Our Managing Director, Dr. Diego Sala, will be sole speaker of a new webinar organized by our partner Chemlinked in Hangzhou, China. In one hour speech, Diego will give data on how to access Thai Market… [read more]

Sell Dietary Supplements online in Thailand through Fulfillment Service

sell Dietary Supplements online in Thailand

A foreign manufacturer or distributor considering to sell Dietary Supplements online in Thailand on the B2C (e-commerce) channel, only have two options: Open a local unit with attached warehouse, license the products and directly manage the import and storage. Appoint a License Holder to import the products on your behalf and organize a fulfillment service… [read more]

Cosmetic Notification in Thailand: a videoconference

cosmetic notification in Thailand

What are the differences between Cosmetic Notification in Thailand and other ASEAN Countries? This will be the main topic of a Live Panel DIscussion that will be held on the platform ChemLinked  on July 15th, 2021 at 3:00 PM GMT (london Time). The event shall be free of charge for every attendee that will register… [read more]

ISO 9001 certification for food supplements registration

food supplements registration in Thailand

On February 9, a resolution was passed that prohibits the use of ISO 9001 certification in order to obtain permission to register food supplements in Thailand. With effect from April 9, the new regulation came into force, putting all foreign producers without ISO 22000 certification out of the question.

Service Company in Thailand with 100% foreign shares

Service Company in Thailand

From July 2019, a service company in Thailand can have 100% foreign shares without being subject to authorization under the 1999 Foreign Business Act. This was established by the Thai Ministry of Commerce through Ministerial Regulation no. 4 Re: “Determination of service activities that are not required to apply for authorization for a foreign trade… [read more]

Fully Foreign Owned Company in Thailand

Fully Foreign Owned Company in Thailand

Fully Foreign Owned Company in Thailand: possible and convenient Despite what is believed, opening a Fully Foreign Owned Company in Thailand (company with 100% foreign shares) is possible by taking advantage of certain government structures and incentives. Let’s see in which cases it is not only possible but convenient. BOI promotion A limited liability company… [read more]

Online Alcohol Sales ban in Thailand

Online Alcohol Sales ban in Thailand

The new Announcement of the Office of the Prime Minister will enforce the Online Alcohol Sales ban in Thailand from December 8th, 2020. The amendment of two sections of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Act signed by Thai Prime Minister on September 8th defines that no one could sell or provide service to consumers related to… [read more]

Business Visa for Thailand in Covid time

Business Visa for Thailand in Covid time

Getting a Business Visa for Thailand in Covid time is now possible, despite a time-consuming and complicated procedure. All the following information have been taken from the official Governmental website of the Ministry of Consular Affairs and of Thai Embassy in Italy The procedure requires a reason for entry in Thailand. Tourism is a plausible… [read more]

New Procedure for Registration of Medical Device in Thai FDA

Registration of Medical Device

Bangkok, 06/11/2020 A new Procedure for Registration of Medical Device in Thai FDA will be enforced soon, probably from early December. This is what came out from our latest visit to Medical Device Division in Thai FDA of Nonthaburi, the main office controlling all the Kingdom of Thailand. The new procedure is not effective yet:… [read more]

Advertising Medical Devices in Thailand

Advertising Medical Devices in Thailand - pubblicità dei dispositivi medici in Tailandia

Thai FDA, with the new Medical Devices Act 2019, slightly changed rules and regulations in Advertising Medical Devices in Thailand Let’s see in detail what changes; for any further question you may email us. “Advertisement” means an act by any means which causes the public to see, hear or acknowledge content for commercial purposes and… [read more]

Rice Bran Oil Production Machine

Rice Bran Oil Production Machine

Rice Bran Oil Production Machine Rice Bran Oil Production Machine manufactured in Thailand, available for export around the world. The machine is extremely simple and functional. With a 380V motor (or 220V), 2 hp power output, can produce 15/30 kg of Rice Bran Oil per day. If you add an automatic feeder, no need for… [read more]