Thailand Retail Articles & Analysis

Chapter | Industry & Retail from The Report: Thailand 2017

Economic stability, comparatively well-developed infrastructure and competitive investment incentives have attracted a steady flow of financing to Thailand’s manufacturing sector from both foreign and domestic sources, resulting in one of the strongest manufacturing bases in the ASEAN region and the second-largest economy within the trade block. These investments – made initially in basic...

Despite considerable geopolitical volatility, Thailand’s economy remains well diversified, stable and poised for expansion in 2017.

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New retail legislation, combined with developments in consumer purchasing habits, are set to impact activity in Thailand’s retail sector, particularly the food and drink segment.

 

Economic stability, comparatively well-developed infrastructure and competitive investment incentives have attracted a steady flow of financing to Thailand’s manufacturing sector from both foreign and domestic sources, resulting in one of the strongest manufacturing bases in the ASEAN region and the second-largest economy within the trade...

 

The modern industrial world emerged in the late 1700s out of artisanal home workshops and into purpose-built factories with the advent of mechanisation, steam power and water power. Roughly a century later, a second wave of innovation delivered the division of labour and mass production powered by electricity, ushering in what is now referred...

 

Following a few uncharacteristically slow years for the Thai retail industry, vendors are looking to build on the momentum created in 2016 and continue to expand nationwide sales into the next decade. Boasting the second-largest economy in the ASEAN region and attracting millions of tourists each year, Thailand has developed into a shopping...

 

What industries are being targeted for development in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC)?

 

What role can multinational companies play in developing innovative industries in line with the government’s Thailand 4.0 initiative?