TITLE

Country Risk Summary: THAILAND

PUB. DATE
December 2003
SOURCE
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Dec2003, Vol. 14 Issue 12, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Country Report
ABSTRACT
At the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting held in Bangkok,Thailand, the country was named a major U.S. non-NATO ally by the U.S. President George W. Bush. Thailand's short-term political risk rating remains on 71.0 with improved relations with the U.S. unlikely to impact on political risk. Despite growing government concern about an appreciating currency, Thailand's short-term economic rating remains on 79.0. As a reward for Thailand's support in the U.S.-led war on terror, the U.S. and Thailand are set to begin negotiations on a comprehensive free trade agreement.
ACCESSION #
11533886

 

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