Globally Connected

Globally Connected Thailand’s strategic location in the heart of ASEAN connected with the fast-growing Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam (CLMV) countries makes it an ideal location for businesses and business investors. Through its investment friendly policies the government of Thailand hopes to reap its advantage as a prominent hub linking the countries in mainland Southeast… Continue reading Globally Connected

Infrastructure Advantage

Infrastructure Advantage China’s investment in SE Asia has grown multi-folds and Thailand is no exception. China has invested in Thailand under two flagship initiatives: Thailand 4.0 and the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), a large special economic zone (SEZ) south-east of the Thai capital, Bangkok. The Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), a pilot project for the economic… Continue reading Infrastructure Advantage

FDI Supported by Government

FDI Supported by Government Foreign direct investment is an important element of Thailand’s economic development, and the country is one of the major FDI destinations in the region. Japan and Singapore are by far the largest investors in the country and account for slightly more than half of FDI inflows. Hong Kong, the Netherlands, Germany,… Continue reading FDI Supported by Government

Thailand, Where the Government Is Wooing Investors

Thailand, Where the Government Is Wooing Investors The World Bank recognizes Thailand as a success story over the last four decades: a nation which has made great progress in social and economic development, moving from a low-income to an upper-income country in less than a generation. The country is widely appreciated as a success story… Continue reading Thailand, Where the Government Is Wooing Investors

Thailand 4.0 and Principal Industries

Thailand 4.0 and Principal Industries To ensure Thailand’s economy continues to develop in coming decades, the Thai government adopted a new economic model in 2016 called “Thailand 4.0”, focused on transforming Thailand into a value-based economy built on science, technology, innovation and creativity. Five existing high potential industries and an additional five new targeted industries were… Continue reading Thailand 4.0 and Principal Industries