FROM INWARD TO OUTWARD An Assessment of FDI Performance in Thailand

Chongvilaivan, Aekapol
January 2012
Southeast Asian Affairs;2012, p318
Academic Journal
The article discusses the assessment of the performance of foreign direct investment (FDI) in Thailand. It states that the developments in the economy of Thailand seen a resurgence of inward FDA that set the momentum of the country's economic recovery, despite the 2008-2009 global economic crisis that negatively affected the prospect of FDI. The outward FDI flows from Thailand indicates that Thai companies have started to move out of their comfort zones and explore new business opportunities.


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