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World tourism industry should rebound from crisis in 2010

The global tourist industry should recover strongly in 2010 after the economic crisis and the swine flu pandemic produced “one of the most difficult years” for the sector, the UN World Tourism Organisation has said.

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The global tourist industry should recover strongly in 2010 after the economic crisis and the swine flu pandemic produced “one of the most difficult years” for the sector, the UN World Tourism Organisation has said.

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Demand from businesses have increased rapidly over the years in Thailand

Infrastructure services, if quickly improved, could promote a better investment climate in Thailand. Logistic costs, for example, are reported by firms to be higher for them in 2007 compared to 2004. This is particularly true for industries that are located in regions other than Bangkok and vicinity or the East where the major markets and ports are located. They include the food processing and furniture industries. A partial explanation for the higher logistic cost was the sharp rise in diesel prices from 2004 to 2007. However, another important explanation is the increased congestion of roads and ports which added to the transport time and costs. The quality of public utility services (electricity, water, and telephone) have also declined from 2004 to 2007 as the period of service interruptions have risen. This is a reflection of the inadequacy of infrastructure services as demand from businesses have increased rapidly over the years. These service interruptions are costly for firms and will hurt Thailand’s competitiveness as other countries in the region such as China and Vietnam are quickly improving them.

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Bangkok 7th World Most connected city to China

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While China’s biggest corporates are increasingly flexing their global muscle as the country’s economic and geopolitical influence accelerates, Bangkok is the 10th most popular destination for mainland firms expanding overseas. (more…)

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Thailand’s Special Economic Zones (SEZ) and new opportunity connected

The SEZ policy was first launched in 2015 based on the government’s belief in the strong potential of the 10 areas to connect with the neighboring countries in terms of trade, economy and investment

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With its strategic location in the center of ASEAN with emerging markets, including Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Malaysia and southern China, on its border, Thailand is well position to connect investors to new opportunities arising from the increasing border trade and the region’s rapid economic growth.
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Decrypting the Crypto Bubble : China Ban Vs. Thailand’s cautious welcome

ICO has gained popularity among tech startups as a convenient and timely way to access funding. In the past few months, ICO has grown exponentially and has surpassed early stage venture capital funding

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