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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.

MAIN LANGUAGES

Tagalog

English

Spanish

POPULATION

103.3 million (2016)

LAND AREA

513,120 km²

CAPITAL

Manila

CURRENCY

Philippine Peso (PHP)

TIME ZONE

GMT +8

EASE OF DOING BUSINESS

Ranked 26 out of 190 economies (World Bank Doing Business 2018)

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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.

www.boi.go.th | (662) 553 8111 | foreign@boi.go.th 

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LATEST UPDATES

Thailand’s Trade Competition Commission Releases Implementing Rules on Merger Control

Since the enactment of the Thailand’s Trade Competition Act B.E. 2560 (2017) (“2017 Act”), the Trade Competition Commission (“Commission”) has...

Policy continuity assured as Thailand goes to polls: UOB

Successful elections on March 24 will boost investor confidence and growth prospects, said economist

ANZ trims Thai GDP hopes, on soft exports

A broad-based weakness, including falls in agriculture and manufacturing volumes, has led Thailand’s exports to under-perform the rest of the...

Lower 2019 forecast for Thailand GDP

On the back of increased risks to exports and government consumption and investment not accelerating as much as expected, Citi Research is...

Indonesia, Thailand election outcomes to be market neutral: DBS

Policy continuity expected regardless of results, say economists

Thailand’s growth in 2019 likely to ease; central bank leaves key rate unchanged

Thailand’s economic growth in the fourth quarter of 2018 is likely to pick up from Q3, as stronger net trade balance and tourism offset a slight...