Foreign Investments drop 32% in Thailand

The value of foreign investment projects in Thailand dropped by almost one-third last year, Thailand’s Board of Investment has announced, as concerns about political stability peaked.

Asian stocks to perform well in most countries in 2011

A combination of high earnings, easy availability of cash, a weak dol-lar and relatively inexpensive share prices all suggest that the year ahead will be a good one for stock markets across Asia.

Thailand lures more US investors

Thailand received confirmation from giant American investors of their investment expansion projects, according to Thailand Board of Investment (BOI)

Thai economy to stay clear from crisis in 2011

The Thai economy is likely to grow 3-5 per cent next year given the continued economic growth in November and the fourth quarter of this year, according to the Bank of Thailand (BoT).

Politics key challenge to invest in Thailand

Since anti-government protests erupted in April, Thailand has been listed as one of seven countries that are not safe to visit or invest in. Many tourists are still frightened of the possible danger if they come to visit Thailand, so they avoided coming to Bangkok

Thailand – China high-speed train project to start in 2011

A high-speed train project, a planned joint investment project between Thailand and China, which will link between the Thai capital and Nong Khai province bordering Laos is expected to be completed in late 2015

Foreign investors worried about baht stability

Joint Foreign Chambers of Commerce in Thailand JFCCT chairman Nandor von de Luehe said its members will not shift their investment bases to other countries because they remain confident of Thailand’s growth potential, Industry Minister Chaiwuti Bannawat said.

Prime Minister dismiss market intervention to stem Thai currency

The central bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of Thailand has become increasingly concerned about foreign capital inflows as the economy has failed to grasp their benefit.