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Thailand Facts

  • 70.74 million Population
  • $345.65 billion GDP, current prices
  • $5,394.36 GDP per capita, current prices
  • 38th Global Competitiveness Index rankings
  • 18 Ease of doing business index (1=best)
  • 63.2 Country credit rating (100=best)
  • Thai baht Currency Unit

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Thailand improving broadcast & telecommunication infrastructure, transitioning to digital era
Thailand has taken systemic measures to improve broadcasting and telecommunications infrastructure. The ongoing move to digital television is expected to have a $3bn economic ...
Thailand continues to develop MICE capabilities, aims to be preferred MICE destination in Asia
The Thai MICE industry has grown substantially under the charge of the Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB). In 2014 alone, Thailand expects to receive one million M...
JFCCT Chairman Stanley Kang on Thailand and the AEC
Stanley Kang is the Chairman of the Joint Foreign Chambers of Commerce in Thailand (JFCCT), an umbrella body for foreign chambers and business associations operating in Thaila...
The Quant Group Chairman Pakpoom Vallisuta on the climate for M&A in Southeast Asia
Pakpoom Vallisuta is the Chairman and Founder of The Quant Group, a boutique M&A advisory firm. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the climate for M&A in Southeast Asia, t...
DTAC CEO Jon Eddy Abdullah on the ongoing transition of the telecommunications industry in Thailand
Jon Eddy Abdullah is the CEO of Total Access Communication PCL, or DTAC, one of Thailand’s largest telecommunications and broadband operators. He spoke with The Prospect Gro...
Thailand’s Minister of ICT Anudith Nakornthap on Smart Thailand & broadband penetration
Group Captain Anudith Nakornthap is Thailand’s Minister of Information & Communication Technology (ICT). He spoke with The Prospect Group Thailand’s public ICT policy, the...
Colliers International Thailand Executive Chairman Simon Landy on secondary real estate markets & Myanmar
Simon Landy is the Executive Chairman of Colliers International Thailand, a leading real estate advisory and brokerage firm. He spoke with The Prospect Group about real estate...
Banpu CEO Chanin Vongkusolkit on Thailand’s coal & power sector
Chanin Vongkusolkit is the CEO of Banpu, Thailand’s largest coal producer. He spoke with The Prospect Group about alternative energy investment, the environmental implicatio...
Global Entrepreneurship Thailand (GET) Chairman Stephen Cheah on the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Thailand
Stephen Cheah is the Chairman of Global Entrepreneurship Thailand (GET), a working group established to promote entrepreneurship in the Kingdom. He spoke with The Prospect Gro...
Minor International (MINT) Chairman & CEO William Heinecke on entrepreneurship & MINT’s growth outlook
William Heinecke is the Chairman & CEO of Minor International. He spoke with The Prospect Group about entrepreneurship in Thailand, the focus and direction of Minor Internatio...
Dr. Kriengsak Charoenwongsak on public policy prescriptions for Thailand
Dr. Kriengsak Charoenwongsak is the President of the Institute of Future Studies for Development and a Senior Fellow at Harvard University. He spoke with The Prospect Group ab...
AP Development CEO Anuphong Assavabhokhin on urban property development in Bangkok
Anuphong Assavabhokhin is the CEO of AP Development. He spoke with The Prospect Group about how AP Development is introducing new products to the market in Bangkok, how mass t...
DBS Vickers Securities Thailand CEO Pattera Dilokrungthirapop on Thai capital markets
Pattera Dilokrungthirapop is the CEO of DBS Vickers Securities Thailand. She spoke with The Prospect Group about foreign investment in Thailand, volumes on the Stock Exchange ...
State Railway Corp of Thailand (SRT) Governor Prapat Chongsanguan on the development of railroad infrastructure
Prapat Chongsanguan is the Governor of the State Railway Corporation of Thailand (SRT). He spoke with The Prospect Group about Thailand’s THB2tn investment in infrastructure...
Thaicom CEO Suphajee Suthumpun on the convergence of satellite, broadcasting & broadband technologies
Suphajee Suthumpun is the CEO of Thaicom. She spoke with The Prospect Group about the upcoming launches of the Thaicom 6 and Thaicom 7 satellites, the underlying reasons behin...
Jones Lang LaSalle Thailand Managing Director Suphin Mechuchep on the real estate market in Thailand & ASEAN
Suphin Mechuchep is the Managing Director of Jones Lang LaSalle Thailand. She spoke with The Prospect Group about opportunities for FDI in real estate developments in the regi...
RS Public Company COO Pornpan Techarungchaikul on Thailand’s broadcasting industry
Pornpan Techarungchaikul is the COO of RS Public Company, a Thai entertainment company. She spoke with The Prospect Group about Thailand’s changing broadcasting industry, ne...
Krungthai AXA CEO David Korunic on the insurance sector in Thailand
David Korunic is the CEO of Krungthai AXA, one of Thailand’s leading insurance companies. He spoke with The Prospect Group about insurance regulatory reform, penetration rat...