Thailand is a constitutional monarchy and has switched between parliamentary democracy and military junta for decades. It became a newly industrialised country and major exporter in the 1990s. Leading contributors to economic growth include manufacturing, agriculture, and tourism.
103.3 million (2016)
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Ranked 26 out of 190 economies (World Bank Doing Business 2018)
The Office of the Board of Investment (BOI) is a government agency under Thailand's Office of the Prime Minister. It is responsible for promoting valuable investment - both investment into Thailand and Thai investments overseas.
The mood amongst Thai consumers is surprisingly encouraging compared to our impression on various macro-economic indicators, according to the...
Thai telecom operators are likely to continue to face pressure on mobile-service revenues, beset by slowing growth in data revenue.
THAILAND’S latest stimulus package may not be a cure-all for economic woes, private analysts have warned, as domestic demand joins export woes and...
Retailers could expect their average rents to hold steady or even dip, “as new tenants pay their rents with a percentage of their gross profit”,...
While the hard-travelling, free-spending Chinese are expected to drive a hefty chunk of growth, the South-east Asian consumer market is not to be...
The violent and highly disruptive repercussions of political conflict in Thailand since 2008 should convince even the most sanguine that the...