Prime Minister meets with BOI to discuss accelerating the promotion of foreign investment. Confirming that they will push forward projects that are beneficial to the country as a whole. to create continuous investment
Mr. Settha Thavisin, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Along with Mr. Panpree Phitthanukorn, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Chakkraphong Saengmanee, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Phrommin Lertsuriyadej Secretary to the Prime Minister Ms. Sarassanun Annoporn, Khon Kaen MP, Pheu Thai Party, and foreign policy working group, Pheu Thai Party, discussed with Mr. Narit. Terd Satheerasak Secretary-General of the Board of Investment (BOI) regarding the advancement of investment promotion in Thailand
The Prime Minister and Minister of Finance said that investing from abroad and applying for foreign investment promotion in Thailand (FDI) takes a long time. If you don't start taking action today The effect on the Thai economy will be seen in the next 2-3 years, so work must be accelerated immediately. As well as having to prepare for a roadshow trip to the United States on September 18-24, 2023 with the BOI, where you will have to meet with business people from various countries. Today the BOI came to provide information. In order to speed up the push and promote investment in Thailand, confirm which projects are beneficial to the country as a whole. will push for continuous investment Including projects that are currently awaiting consideration. Will continue to listen to information to work together further.
For the overall picture of applications for foreign investment promotion in Thailand in 2018 - June 2023, the top 3 industrial groups are electronic products, petrochemicals, automobiles and parts, with a total value of 1.8 trillion baht. It was found that Japan has expanded investment. Continuously increasing in the same group of companies and China has continued to expand investment in new companies. As for the overall picture of investing in Thailand There are still projects awaiting consideration by the Board of Investment. or the BOI Board, a total of 6 projects with a total value of 29,862 million baht and projects awaiting consideration according to Act on increasing competitiveness, 21 projects.
Source: Thai News Agency