Guide to Investing in Thailand Southeast Asia’s Second Largest Economy

Investing in Thailand the Second Largest Economy in Southeast Asia BY JUSTIN KUEPPER Thailand is the world’s 51st largest country by area, 20th largest country by population and the 28th largest country in the world by economic size. With a newly industrialized emerging market economy, international investors know the country for its robust growth rates that are being driven by a…

What’s in for Thailand in the Eastern Economic Corridor Project ?

Source: Thailand Business News Eastern Economic Corridor Project The EEC project will connect with 10 target industries under the Thailand 4.0 policy which takes into account the shifting of Thailand’s economy to value-based, innovation-driven economy. The Thai Cabinet, during its meeting on 28 June 2016, approved the Eastern Economic Corridor Development project, aimed at developing Thailand’s Eastern Seaboard into a…

Real Estate Industry is Increasing Digital Currency Adoption

Digital Currency & Real Estate BTC Manager Blockchain technology and its first use case, Bitcoin, is becoming progressively mainstream; there is no doubt about it. After many countries start to show their interest in developing their own digital currency systems, new companies and services are following the trend and are starting to accept Bitcoin as a payment method. Now, the…

Steps to buying the right Pattaya property – Investing in the Pattaya real estate market

Steps of investing in the Pattaya property market Due to the Pattaya property market’s affordability factor, abundance of cheap re-sale properties in Pattaya and the fun factor of residing and owning a property in Pattaya many buyers tend to jump in to deals with out first determining their future goals for the property. Thats why we often see buyers putting…

Thailand Briefing: Business regulatory data, Thailand free trade, double tax agreements, foreign investment laws

Thailand Briefing Source: ASEAN Briefing  Discover our latest insights into Thailand including business news, regulatory updates and extensive data on Thailand free trade, double tax agreements and foreign direct investment laws. Formerly known as Siam and officially known as the Kingdom of Thailand, Thailand is a country located at the center of the Indochina peninsula in Southeast Asia. It is…

Investing in Thailand 2017: a Changing Investment Landscape

Posted on February 17, 2017 by ASEAN Briefing    By Harry Handley Investing in Thailand in 2016 was a challenge, both economically and socially. The death of the much-loved King, His Majesty Bhumibol Adulyadej, water shortages, and bearish domestic business sentiment. Although official figures have yet to be released, Thailand’s GDP growth for 2016 is expected to be 3.2 percent,…

Economic Snapshot for ASEAN

January 25, 2017 Source: Focus Economics  Growth unfazed by headwinds in 2016  Written by: Angela Bouzanis, Senior Economist Growth in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) moderated in the final quarter of 2016, according to a preliminary set of data. The economy expanded 4.7% annually, a notch down from Q3’s 4.8% increase. Growth for the whole year came in at 4.7%…

Thailand is a safe bet as tourism takes off with Bangkok being No. 1 in Asia

Thailand has received a strong vote of confidence from tourists all over the world who are flocking to the Kingdom in spite of a barrage of negative press over the last twelve months from international media. Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha chauffeurs Miss Universe Thailand Aniporn ‘Nat’ Chalermburanawong during a tuk-tuk ride at Government House. This was part of…

Bloomberg: The Chinese Home-Buying Frenzy’s Coming to a City Near You

Source: Bloomberg If they were anywhere else in Beijing, the five young women in cowboy hats and matching red, white, and blue costumes would look wildly out of place. But here at the city’s biggest international property fair — a frenetic gathering of brokers, developers and other real estate professionals all jockeying for the attention of Chinese buyers — the…

The ASEAN Economic Community: what you need to know

Established in late 2015 by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (itself founded in 1967), the AEC has been seen as a way to promote economic, political, social and cultural cooperation across the region. The idea was to move South-East Asia towards a globally competitive single market and production base, with a free flow of goods, services, labour, investments and capital across…