Thai gov’t eyes 2026 full opening of Automotive and Tyre Centre World

Thai gov’t eyes 2026 full opening of Automotive and Tyre Centre

The construction of an automotive and tyre centre in the Eastern Economic Corridor is now more than halfway complete, with the center expected to be fully operational in 2026. The Thai government hopes this facility will promote Thailand as a global manufacturing base for electric vehicles.
Thailand to promote US investment in EEC World

Thailand to promote US investment in EEC

Thailand is seeking to attract more US investment in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), particularly its renewable energy, digital economy and smart electronics sectors.
Thailand moves to attract investors World

Thailand moves to attract investors

The Thai Government on August 9 approved the allocation of 165ha of land in the Eastern Airport City project to create a free-trade zone within the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), in a bid to attract investors and businessmen.
Thailand strives to attract foreign investment World

Thailand strives to attract foreign investment

The Board of Investment (BOI) of Thailand on June 1 approve tax incentives for four major investment projects with combined investment value of 209.478 billion THB (around 6 billion USD).
Thailand pins high hope on Pacific-Indian Oceans bridge project World

Thailand pins high hope on Pacific-Indian Oceans bridge project

The proposed land bridge megaproject, which will connect Chumphon on the eastern coast of the Gulf of Thailand to Ranong on the Andaman Sea, will become a major transit port, with a capacity rivalling Hong Kong, according to Thailand's Transport Ministry.
Thailand: EEC to propose business bubble travel scheme World

Thailand: EEC to propose business bubble travel scheme

The Eastern Economic Corridor Policy Committee will be proposing to the Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration this week a scheme to allow international travel by businesspersons from selected countries, in order to continue investment activities in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) which is important in driving the country’s economy.
Thailand signs U-Tapao airport city deal World

Thailand signs U-Tapao airport city deal

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on June 19 presided over a contract signing between the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) and BBS Joint Venture to develop U-Tapao International Airport and the Eastern Airport City Project.
Thailand: State investment expected to fuel economic growth World

Thailand: State investment expected to fuel economic growth

Due to global weak demand and ongoing trade tensions, State investment in big-ticket infrastructure projects and the government's Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) flagship appears to be one of the few lifelines that Thailand can bank on to maintain economic growth momentum in 2020.