Friday, October 8, 2010

Bangkok Post: Thailand's investor appeal reviving, but more help needed

A calmer political atmosphere has returned in late 2010. No party has a clear mandate to enact new legislation or to provide us some insight into next year's election. The economy is also noticeably better, employment is strong, and the buoyant stock market makes us feel good. Yet, populist policies for energy and in a host of areas are continuing while infrastructure spending is not at the levels needed to increase the industrial and logistics competitiveness of Thailand.