Attempts To Encourage R&D Face Challenges

March 2007
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Mar2007, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p1
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The article reports on the initiatives of the government of Thailand to encourage entry into the biotechnology market by offering tax incentives to small and medium-sized firms. The Board of Investment has approved the tax incentives to encourage investments in biotechnology research and development projects for a period of three years. The incentives cover imports of machinery and equipment used for research.


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