Investment policy and regulations

BOI to propose ‘Thailand’s Next Step’ plan to new government

The Board of Investment of Thailand (BOI) is preparing a plan to propose to the new government that aims to attract investors by focusing on creating an ecosystem and enhancing ease of doing business in five target industries.The plan, dubbed “Thailand’s Next Step” will prioritise ...

The Nation Reporter

Thailand Targets $57 Billion Investment in Green, Tech Sectors

Thailand expects foreign and local companies to pump in about 2 trillion baht ($57 billion) into sectors such as electric vehicles, smart electronics and technologies to build a green and sustainable economy by 2030.The fresh investments may generate 625,000 new jobs and add 1.7 trillion ...

BoI partners with FTI to promote BCG investments

The Board of Investment (BoI) has joined hands with the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) to push ahead with new investments in targeted industries in line with bio-, circular and green (BCG) economic development. A joint committee will be set up by the two institutions to ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

Bid to attract EEC investment intensifies

The government is forging cooperation with more than 10 embassies to boost foreign investments in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), with a focus on high-tech and eco-friendly businesses.Ambassadors from countries such as Japan, Germany, France and the Netherlands as well as executives from foreign chambers ...

Lamonphet Apisitniran

Recovery lures foreign fund inflows

Thailand’s bullish economic recovery is attracting high volumes of foreign fund inflows into Thai bonds and stocks, pushing the baht to a seven-month high, making it the strongest currency in Asia year-to-date.According to Kasikorn Research Center, the bond market received 127.79 billion worth of net ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

FDI to start recovering next year in hotel, tourism sectors

Thailand’s foreign direct investment (FDI) is expected to recover next year, especially for hotels, tourism and other sectors such as electronics and wafer fabrication for which the Board of Investment has offered attractive tax breaks.Speaking at an online seminar “Key Findings Of UNCTAD World Investment ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

BOI calls for meeting with foreign representatives to boost investment opportunities in Thailand

Thailand’s Board of Investment (BOI) said on Wednesday that it had managed to hold a meeting with representatives of Foreign Chambers of Commerce to enhance confidence among investors and facilitate those who are interested to invest in Thailand.Duangjai Asawachintachit, BOI’s secretary general, said that 35 ...

Foreign investment pledges fall 29% y/y Jan-Sept

Foreign investment applications in Thailand amounted to 118.5 billion baht in January-September, down 29% from a year earlier, as investors were deterred by the coronavirus pandemic, an investment agency said on Wednesday.Foreign investors remain interested in the country, despite months of political protests.Keep reading ...

Finance Ministry prepares tax adjustments to lure FDI

The Finance Ministry is preparing to adjust the tax structure to incentivise foreign investors in preparation for a full reopening of the economy.One of the planned measures to stimulate the economy is adjusting the tax structure as a short-term boost for individuals and the private ...

Wichit Chantanusornsiri

Thailand warms to China's ventures

The Chinese government is ready to enable an expansion of investments in Thailand and connect its Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area (GBA) with the Thai government’s flagship Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi pledged on Thursday.Keep reading ...

Mongkol Bangprapa

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