Make changes to structure while baht is high, meet told

Amid the appreciating baht, Thailand should seize the chance to make economic structural adjustments to depend more on domestic investment, particularly in technology, for higher production competitiveness rather than on exports, a seminar heard yesterday. “A major obstacle to Thailand’s economic development is a very high reliance on exports,” Chalongphob Sussangkarn, former finance minister and […]

TDRI Quarterly Review, March 1988

Contents THE 1987 TDRI YEAR-END CONFERENCE “Efficiency and Competitiveness of the Thai Economy” Summary of Presentations Summary of Evaluation Report Chalongphob Sussangkarn Educational Enrollment Patterns and Labor Market Structures in Thailand Lerson Tanasugarn Uplifting Technological Capability of Thai Industry: An Ongoing Project Tienchai Chongpeerapien Oil Price Deregulation: Some Questions

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