Japanese firms express interest in Thai Govt’s investment policy


BANGKOK – Japanese companies have expressed interest in the Thai government’s economic measures.

Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha said today that Thailand last week hosted 600 Japanese delegates, most of whom were potential investors. Japan is one of Thailand’s largest trading partners and one of the five largest foreign investors in the kingdom.

The Japanese delegation visited the Eastern Economic Corridor, Laem Chabang Industrial Estate, Hemaraj Industrial Estate in Chonburi province, and other special economic activities in the region.

Speaking this weekend, the prime minister said that Japanese investors were satisfied with the government’s economic policies and expressed their interest in investing in the 10 targeted industries under the Thailand 4.0 agenda.