The Thai government has long believed in an open, laissez faire economy. Foreign investment is welcome, and various types of incentives – either tax incentives or non-tax incentives – are granted to attract foreign investment through government agencies, such as the Board of Investment (BOI) and the Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand (IEAT), and bilateral agreements that bind Thailand to other countries, such as the ASEAN Comprehensive Investment Agreement (ACIA), the ASEAN Framework…
From The Report: Thailand 2017
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This chapter examines Thailand’s legal system, focusing on incentives available to encourage export activities, analysis of company law and details of permits required for foreign companies. It also contains a viewpoint from David Lyman, Chairman and Chief Values Officer, Tilleke & Gibbins.