September 2007
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Sep2007, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p2
Country Report
Country Report
The article presents the risk profile of Thailand in 2007. Accordingly, the country's short term political rating is at 59.8. The interim government reinvestigated former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra's war on drugs which caused the death of 2,500 individuals. The nation's short term economic rating is 68.8 which is contributed by strong export trade. On the other hand, its overall business environment ratings garnered 56.1 and 51.2.


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