BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES FOR NORWEGIAN COMPANIES IN THAILAND

The Manufacturing Sector

Manufacturing plays an important role in Thai economy. It is considered as the largest sector of the economy. Almost 30% of the overall GDP comes from manufacturing, which is four times bigger than agriculture. Important sub sectors are automotive parts, electronics, electrical appliances, machinery and food production. The government has a policy supporting investments, thereby attracting many world-class foreign companies to expand their production plant in Thailand, especially from Japan.